US FDA Announces Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellowship

Applications are open until March 3, 2014, for this program for mid-career professionals interested in spending a year with the FDA Center for Tobacco Products in Maryland. 

The text of the FDA announcement follows:

The application is now open for mid-career professionals to apply for the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellowship.

Spend a year in FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products in Maryland and be a part of CTP’s mission to regulate the manufacture, marketing, and distribution of tobacco products and educate the public, especially young people, about tobacco products and its dangers.

Opportunities are available in the following CTP offices: Compliance and Enforcement, Health Communication and Education, Management, Regulations, Policy, and Science.


  • Actively participate in the development of science-based public health strategies
  • Serve as the lead for defined projects
  • Meet with policy leaders, and
  • Develop new competencies.

Fellows are awarded up to $95,000 based on salary history and may choose to enroll in a health insurance plan through the Institute of Medicine (IOM), which administers the program, or get reimbursed for a COBRA plan. Fellows with a sponsoring institution may be compensated for fringe benefits. In addition, each fellow may be eligible to receive a relocation fund (not to exceed $10,000) and may receive a monthly reimbursement of up to $50 to compensate for travel expenses related to fellowship meetings held offsite.

The application closes on March 3, 2014Find out more and apply now!

FDA Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellowship


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