Research Participation at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Description:   Opportunities to participate in research related to the mission of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. See for more information.

Discipline(s):   life, health, and medical sciences; mathematics; computer science; physical sciences; earth, environmental, and marine sciences; social and behavioral sciences; engineering; Bioengineering; biostatistics; physical sciences; veterinary medical sciences; epidemiology; food technology; pharmacology; nutritional pharmacology; materials science.

Eligibility:  No Citizenship Requirements. Must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university; or have received an undergraduate or graduate degree within 5 years of the initial appointment date; or serve as a full-time faculty member at an accredited college or university.

Location(s):   Various locations across U. S. Appointments available at the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research; Center for Devices and Radiological Health; Center for Drug Evaluation and Research; Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition; Center for Veterinary Medicine; Office of the Commissioner; Center for Tobacco Products; Office of International Programs.

Duration:   Varies from one month to one year with renewal options; up to five years maximum; full-time or part-time appointments

Additional Duration Information:  Faculty appointments generally for three months with some sabbatical appointments up to one year

Frequency:  Continuing

Awards made:  Number varies

Deadline(s):  Applications accepted on year-round basis.

Benefits:  Stipend based on research area(s) and educational level; faculty stipend generally based on regular academic salary.

Funding source(s):  U.S. Food and Drug Administration through an interagency agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy.

How to apply:  Application materials available at

Senior Project Manager
Jeannie Smith

(865) 241-0732


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