Read the statements below to determine what options (001 and 002) you are eligible to apply. You must enter at least one code.
001 - Merit Promotion: I am eligible to be considered under merit promotion procedures because I am a current or former Federal employee working in a permanent competitive service position; or I am a veteran with preference; or I am a veteran who has been honorably discharged and substantially completed at least 3 years of continuous active duty service. (You must submit documentation to support your eligibility.)
002 - Noncompetitive: I am eligible to be considered under this specialty code because I meet the requirements for a noncompetitive appointment. Examples of non-competitive appointing authorities may include but not limited to: 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, Persons with Disabilities (Schedule A), PHS Commissioned Officer, Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) [for positions up to the GS-11 Federal level], Peace Corps employees, current/former Federal employees who currently hold or previously held a Federal competitive position with promotion potential at or above the full performance level listed for this position, and a current Federal employee working in an excepted service position covered by an Interchange Agreement. (You must submit documentation to support your eligibility for noncompetitive appointment).
1. Do you possess a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant's graduation?A. Yes, I do (You must submit proof a copy of your transcript demonstrating this at time of application)
2. Do you possess at least one year of supervised experience completed during a graduate training program? These include only those internship, residency, and fellowship programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the United States or Canada.A. Yes, I do.
3. Do you possess a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States?A. Yes (you must submit proof at time of application submission)
4. Do you possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-14 level in the Federal service, providing leadership to programs related to the development, manufacture, testing and activities of vaccines and related products.A. Yes, I do.
For each of the items below, select the one statement that most accurately describes your experience and capability using the scale below.A- I have no experience in performing this work behavior.
5. Establish regulatory and compliance methodologies and procedures for a program.
6. Develop policies related to vaccines and other related products.
7. Oversee the activities of a regulatory and compliance program.
8. Resolve inconsistencies in program guidance for a regulatory program.
9. Provide scientific direction to a subordinate staff.
10. Address and solve unusual and often precedent setting problems associated with division programs.
11. Lead complex program assignments to diagnose problems and develop viable courses of action.
12. Manage programs related to the review of IND and license applications.
13. Participate in the management of programs related to vaccines including AIDS.
14. Provide technical guidance to a medical and scientific staff in developing standards.
15. Respond to industry contacts, such as regulatory officials, managers of federal, state, and local agencies, scientific professionals, and executives of firms on scientific and regulatory matters.
16. Participate and contribute to internal and external office discussions and meetings on formulation and development of policy and reporting to Congress.
17. Represent Division on external committees, task forces, and working groups.