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NAMSA job opportunities

Technologist, Analytical Services

NAMSA is a global medical device research organization providing a comprehensive range of services to prove efficacy, non-clinical and clinical safety of medical devices, IVDs, HCT/P and combination products. NAMSA has breadth and depth in consulting, non-clinical and clinical services with expertise in cardiovascular, orthopedic, ocular, neurologic, gastroenterologic, urologic, combination product and related medical devices.   For more than 45 years, NAMSA clients utilize its testing and consulting services to bring safe and effective products to market.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • May perform routine test article/product preparation according to work instructions.
  • May execute routine testing per NAMSA SOPs, with appropriate data analysis.
  • May communicate test schedule updates to NAMSA management as needed.
  • May provide on the job training.
  • Assure testing/test article preparation/product is performed within due dates.
  • May prepare and maintain reagents and/or test articles as required for testing.
  • Maintain ancillary records (logbooks, worksheets).
  • Maintain relevant supplies and equipment used in routine testing.
  • Routes all positive results or unusual testing occurrences to management.
  • May order and/or stock supplies subject to approval.
  • May be responsible for checking laboratory equipment, being on-call and respond to continuous monitoring alarms. If needed, the Associate will respond in accordance with criteria outlined in Standard Operating Procedures.
  • May be required to perform personal gowning environmental testing, and submit organisms from gowning, environmental and sterility test positives for identification and inclusion in monthly trending data, as required for specific testing.
  • May be required to operate autoclave.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific discipline required or a high school diploma with at least 3 years of relevant laboratory experience.

Technical Competencies

  • Awareness of applicable guidelines and regulations appropriate for primary department, these may include USP, ISO, CTFA, FSA, ICH, EP, and/or JP.
  • Knowledge of metric system, scientific applications, experimental design, and data evaluation.
  • Ability to work in a GLP/GMP environment.
  • Working knowledge of applicable NAMSA systems (LIMS, Trackwise, MasterControl, etc.) as appropriate per primary department.

Working Conditions

  • Physical activities include standing, walking, sitting, using hands to finger, handle, or feel, and reaching with hands and arms.  Occasionally required to climb or balance.

NAMSA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) and treatment for every person seeking employment with or employed by our company.   The Company will not fail or refuse to hire any individual, discharge any individual, or otherwise discriminate against any individual by reason of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, citizenship, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, or status with regard to public assistance or any other characteristic, status, or condition protected by law.   Employment decisions are based solely upon qualifications and merit.  We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Undergraduate Research and Visitation Day 2016 | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry | Friday, Oct. 21

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Tenure Track Organic Chemistry Opening at University of Michigan-Dearborn

At University of Michigan-Dearborn, we have an opening for a tenure-track position in Organic Chemistry starting Fall 2017.  Our department is interdisciplinary consisting of faculty from Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and Earth and Environmental Sciences that collaborate on a multitude of projects.

Our completely renovated Natural Sciences Building just reopened this fall semester.  This 51 million dollar project now provides us with small size teaching classrooms as well as teaching and research laboratories.  In Chemistry we have six brand new teaching laboratories and six research laboratories.  Our new hire will occupy one of the new research laboratories, which contains three hoods.  In addition to these spacious laboratories clustered by research interest, we have access to modern instrumentation: 440 MHz NMR, several GC/MS, IR, UV-vis, and HPLC instruments.  For an individual interested in combining teaching and research at the undergraduate level, this is a very attractive opportunity.

The link to the job posting is below:

We’re looking for our next cohort of Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellows!

Dear Colleague:

For your students, friends, or colleagues who want to use their math or science knowledge with the young people who need them most, the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship is an unparalleled opportunity. Please consider sharing this email with anyone you think would be a good candidate.

For top applicants, this prestigious fellowship offers a generous stipend ($30,000) toward completion of a master’s degree program at a Woodrow Wilson partner institution in Georgia or New Jersey. Fellows prepare through a year-long clinical experience in a high-need school, along with rigorous subject matter courses, then commit to teach for three years in urban or rural secondary schools, with mentoring throughout the entire process.

The most successful Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellows come to us through a recommendation from a trusted source – a professor or colleague like you. By forwarding this email on to a potential Fellow, you will not only expose that candidate to a rich educational opportunity, but you will also be helping the students whom that person will one day teach.

Again, we hope you will pass this email along to your students or recent grads who you think would be strong applicants and encourage them to apply. The first 2017 Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship program application deadline is October 23rd.  For more information, please visit  You can also download a poster for the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship.

Thanks for giving this opportunity some thought.  We look forward to hearing from any candidates you can refer to us.

Duquesne University Bayer School: Graduate Science Open House


Saturday, October 22, 2016 | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Take your degree to the next level

At Duquesne University’s Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, you’ll get exactly what you need to succeed in your graduate studies and career. Attend this year’s Bayer School Fall Open House for graduate programs to:

• Speak with faculty and graduate students about their latest science research
• Learn about financial aid options such as Ph.D. stipends and tuition waivers, fellowships, scholarships, and our 25% tuition award program
• Tour our cutting-edge labs and facilities, equipped with modern instrumentation

Graduate Programs at Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz College


Fall Open House: November 11 & 12, 2016

Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College invites you to our Pittsburgh, PA campus this fall!

We’re hosting a Fall Visitation event for prospective students. This two-day event will provide an opportunity to meet Heinz College faculty, administrators, and current students. You’ll also learn more about the master’s programs offered at Heinz College, the admissions process, and your financial aid options. Please register below.

Fall Visitation

Friday, November 11, 5:00pm – 7:00pm EST
Saturday, November 12, 9:30am – 3:30pm EST

Sessions with Faculty, Program Directors, Current Students, Career Services and more!

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