BISI Professional Development Workshop (Fall 2015)

Working for the Federal Government: What are those KSAs anyway?

This workshop provided students with guidance on all aspects of the federal job search, from identifying a position to preparation of a resume to making sure that your resume stands out to the HR professionals.

Facilitator:  Dr. Scott Goldie (Food & Drug Administration)
A copy of Dr. Goldie's powerpoint presentation is available here

Scott N. Goldie, Ph.D. is beginning his 11th year with the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the US Food and Drug Administration. Currently, he is special assistant to the Director of the Office of Biostatistics in the Office of Translational Sciences. Dr. Goldie joined CDER in 2005 as a regulatory health project manager, facilitating the review of the Quality section of pre-marketing drug applications with the Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) review team.  In 2012, he joined the Office of Strategic Programs’ Office of Program & Strategic Analysis as an operations research analyst on the Lean Management Staff (LMS). On the LMS, he collaborated with internal and external partners to implement quality management system principles and Lean management tools across CDER. Dr. Goldie organized, facilitated, and supported numerous process improvement efforts to streamline operational procedures and improve process effectiveness and efficiency. Dr. Goldie also led the development and coordination of professional development and leadership skills training programs for the Office of Generic Drugs.

Previously, Dr. Goldie served as a senior scientist with Pharmaceutical Analysis Shire Laboratories, Inc. (now Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) in Rockville where he developed and validated analytical methodologies in support of drug delivery formulation development. Dr. Goldie is a National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council Post‑Doctoral Fellow (2003) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, where he completed and presented experiments in the characterization of polymeric thin-film crystallization processes using near-field scanning optical microscopy. Dr. Goldie obtained his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Michigan State University in 2001. He specialized in picosecond laser spectroscopic methods to characterize condensed phase rotational dynamics, inter-molecular and intra-molecular energy transfer.

Currently nearing completion of a Project Management Professional (PMP) Masters Certificate from The George Washington University School of Business, Dr. Goldie completed a Graduate Certificate in Public Health from Georgetown University in 2008. Dr. Goldie also formerly served as a Faculty Research Associate at the University of Maryland College of Chemical and Life Sciences.