*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.
A research opportunity is available in the Office of Translational Sciences/ Office of Administrative Operations (OAO), Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Food and Drug Administration in Silver Spring, Maryland.
The Office of Administrative Operations is an office within the Office of Translational Sciences (OTS) that provides professional administrative management services to all organizational units. The emergence of new technologies and the shift to an all-virtual environment has presented specific technology related challenges. This project will explore business process automation (BPA) solutions that will execute recurring tasks in replacement of manual efforts. Execution of this project will increase efficiency and eliminate errors.
Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will explore emerging technologies, including but not limited to, Microsoft Power Platform, Dynamics 365, and SharePoint, to develop and apply skills to streamline and standardize business processes.
This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and FDA. The initial appointment is for six months, but may be renewed upon recommendation of FDA contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time at FDA in the Silver Spring, Maryland, area. Participants do not become employees of FDA, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.