A research opportunity is currently available at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), Office of Food Additive Safety (OFAS)/Division of Science
A research opportunity is currently available at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), Office of Food Additive Safety (OFAS)/Division of Science and Technology (DST) located in College Park, Maryland.
OFAS/DST is initiating a research project to advance the understanding of the United States food supply by establishing a monitoring plan for foods, ingredients, and nutrients in the US. This development project may involve searching scientific literature, public information websites, and databases as well as building databases and web applications, organizing data, cleaning and loading data, performing quality control of data, developing and documenting methodology, utilizing quantitative skills, answering various questions through analysis of data, and providing summary reports. The audience for this research includes the FDA scientists, policy makers, and regulated industry.
The participant will receive training on public policy initiatives, working with various databases, and performing research and review of different types of scientific information. The participant will be involved in organizing, cleaning, loading, managing, analyzing, and performing quality control on data, performing analyses and summarizing findings, and developing various reports. The participant may learn how to write summary memoranda or other publications that document the research, methodology, and conclusions resulting from the review of the information as well as how to respond to public questions.
February 1 (Tuesday) 8:00 am - March 2 (Wednesday) 3:00 pm