A research opportunity is available in the Office of New Drugs/ Office of Oncologic Diseases (OOD) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), in collaboration with the Oncology Center of Excellence (OCE) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Silver Spring, Maryland.The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) performs an essential public health task by making sure that safe and effective drugs are available to improve the health of people in the United States. As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), CDER regulates over-the-counter and prescription drugs, including biological therapeutics and generic drugs.The 21st Century Cures Act is designed to accelerate medical product development and bring new innovations and advances faster and more efficiently to the patients who need them. Under this Act, FDA must evaluate the use of real-world evidence (RWE), generated from real-world Data (RWD) to modernize Trial Design and Evidence Development. Within the Oncology Center of Excellence (OCE), the newly established RWE Program has active opportunities to advance the use of RWD in OCE Scientific Priority Areas through collaborations with ongoing projects in Health Equity (specifically in understanding underrepresented groups), Special Populations (pediatric, older adults, rare cancers), Immunotherapy, Patient-Focused Drug Development, and Precision Oncology.QualificationsThe qualified candidate should have received a master’s or doctoral degree in a medical or scientific field relevant to real-world date (RWD), including but not limited to, pharmacoepidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, and health outcomes, or be currently pursuing one of the degrees with completion by May 31, 2021. Degree must have been received within the past five years.Preferred skills:Knowledge in Pharmacoepidemiology, Data Science, Biostatistical or Clinical ResearchModerate level of quantitative programming (e.g. SAS, R)Scientific organizational skillsAPPLY HERE: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/FDA-CDER-2021-0653The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate.