*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling- basis.
A research opportunity is available with the Division of Drug Information (DDI), in the Office of Communications (OCOMM), Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) located in Silver Spring, Maryland. The DDI works to optimize CDER’s educational and communication outreach efforts by engaging in effective internal and external interactions to provide timely, accurate, and useful information through traditional and social media channels.
Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will be trained on: •Creating digital content such as images, motion graphics, and videos for use on social media platforms. •Developing, writing, implementing, and evaluating social media content (messages, photos, videos) on social media platforms. •Analyzing social media metrics and other data sources to gauge effectiveness of social media outreach using digital analytics tools. •Creating reports to educate leadership on social media analytics, trends, and effectiveness of outreach. •Researching, monitoring, and creating newsletters on emerging trends and updates in social media and applying knowledge to increase the quality of social media outreach. •Contributing to strategic planning and participate on cross-functional teams.
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 eight 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.