The Center for Devices and Radiological Health Human Factors Evaluation Team is searching for dedicated and innovative human factors professionals who are interested in the Agency’s mission of ensuring the safety and effectiveness of medical devices when used by the intended users. As a member of the team, you will experience working together with like-minded professionals to evaluate human factors data in medical device premarket and postmarket submissions. Additional responsibilities include interaction with medical device industry, training and presenting at external speaker events, and contribution to guidance and standards development.
Qualifications: We are seeking individuals with a degree in Human Factors engineering or closely related field, ideally with experience in human factors protocol development or testing. Candidates should have highly developed written and oral skills, as well as a willingness to learn about the scope of FDA’s regulatory authority and methods for performing reviews. Familiarity with social science testing theory, and research design and application is desirable. In addition, candidates should have the ability to communicate human factors/usability considerations to specialists from other fields, understand and work within the challenges inherent to regulating medical device safety, and engage in multiple projects simultaneously to meet review deadlines.
Location: Offices are located in Silver Spring, Maryland
To Apply: Interested candidates should send a CV or a Resume to:
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