FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products seeks mid-career professionals who are interested in shaping the future of tobacco regulation to apply for a 12-month, paid fellowship. Opportunities are available in the following areas within the CTP: Compliance and Enforcement, Health Communication and Education, Management, Regulations, Policy, and Science.
Fellows actively participate in the development of science-based public health strategies, serve as the lead for defined projects, and meet with policy leaders. Each fellow will be awarded a stipend based on salary history (up to $95,000) and may choose to enroll in a health insurance plan through the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), which administers the program, or get reimbursed for a COBRA plan. Fellows with a sponsoring institution may be compensated for fringe benefits. In addition, each fellow may be eligible to receive a relocation fund (not to exceed $10,000). The application is open until 3:00pm ET on March 1, 2019.
Exceptional professionals with a minimum of five years of experience are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals of the United States, or have been admitted to the United States for permanent residence and have a valid green card number before applying to the program, and must have an advanced degree in one of the fields listed below.
Economics, Political Science, and other Social Sciences such as Sociology, Anthropology, and Psychology
Physical Science and Toxicology
Public Health, including Public Health Ethics
Public Policy/Public Administration
Additional Salary Information: In addition, each fellow may be eligible to receive a relocation fund (not to exceed $10,000)
Internal Number: 2019
About National Academies
Launched in 2012, this regulatory science fellowship is a collaborative program between the FDA Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) and the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). It is designed for mid-career professionals to gain experience and expertise to further define and develop the field of regulatory science as it relates to the regulation of tobacco products and FDA's authorities under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.