NCTR Summer Student Research Participation Program 2020

Organization
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Reference Code
FDA-NCTR-2020-0116
How to Apply

A complete application consists of:

  • An application
  • Transcripts – Click here for detailed information about acceptable transcripts
  • A current resume/CV, including academic history, employment history, relevant experiences, and publication list
  • One educational or professional recommendation. Your application will be considered incomplete, and will not be reviewed until one recommendation is submitted.

All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.

If you have questions, send an email to ORISE.FDA.NCTR@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.

Application Deadline
2/14/2020 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
Description

Summer research opportunities are available at the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Jefferson, Arkansas. Selected individuals will train alongside NCTR investigators who conduct FDA mission-critical, translational research, that provides a scientifically sound basis for FDA regulatory decisions, and that reduces risks associated with FDA-regulated products.

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 appointment period is full-time for up to 10 weeks beginning May 26, 2020. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. Participants do not become employees of FDA, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.

Application deadline is February 14, 2020 11.59 p.m.  Recommendation deadline is February 21, 2020 11:59 p.m.

For additional information about this opportunity, NCTR or FDA, please visit www.FDA.gov.

Qualifications

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and at least 18 years of age at the time of the appointment. Applicants must be a student in good standing at an accredited U.S. college or university, or accepted as an entering graduate or professional student at an accredited college or university, with a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher (based on a 4.0 scale).

Eligibility Requirements
  • Citizenship: U.S. Citizen Only
  • Degree: Associate's Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, or Doctoral Degree.
  • Overall GPA: 2.50
  • Discipline(s):
    • Computer, Information, and Data Sciences (2 )
    • Engineering (3 )
    • Environmental and Marine Sciences (1 )
    • Life Health and Medical Sciences (46 )
    • Mathematics and Statistics (11 )
    • Nanotechnology (1 )
    • Other Physical Sciences (12 )
    • Physics (16 )
Affirmation

I certify that I will be at least 18 years of age and a U.S. citizen at the time of the appointment. I am a student in good standing at an accredited U.S. college or university, or I have been accepted as an entering graduate or professional student at an accredited college or university, with a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher (based on a 4.0 scale).