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April 02 2013
Biomedical Engineer Alutiiq LLC | Bethesda, MD
??????? Candidate will be required to install, modify, troubleshoot, maintain, test, calibrate, adjust, overhaul and repair a wide variety of medical, laboratory, and dental equipment (electronic, electrical, and mechanical).

??????? Typical examples of equipment serviced include radiographic diagnostic and treatment units, cardiac defibrillators, hemodialysis units, ultracentrifuges, spectrophotometers, ultrasonic therapy equipment, electrophoresis apparatus, gas chromatographs, electron microscopes, X-ray units, electrocardiograph machines, cardiac monitors, electrosurgical units, electroencephalographs and radiography high speed film processors.

??????? Maintains and repairs chemical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, vacuum, suction and pressure systems which may include water, steam, air, gas under pressure, and piped oxygen lines associated with equipment serviced.

??????? Determines nature and extent of repairs required by troubleshooting equipment for malfunctions, requiring the tracing of wiring, replacing broken or worn parts, detecting leaks, feedback, and interference.

??????? Determine voltage tolerances, amperage, power supplies, wave shape, frequency resonance, deflection time, decay curve, gain balance, and signal sensitivity and comparing against prescribed tolerances and specifications.

??????? Plans and carries out work assignments using blueprints, schematic drawings, technical manuals, wiring diagrams, liquid/air flow sheets, and other specifications.

??????? Test equipment after repair and tests new equipment to assure proper functioning.

Conducts preventive maintenance inspection of equipment.

??????? Performs periodic checks to ensure that equipment users are following proper preventive maintenance procedures.

??????? Conducts on-the-job training for all equipment users and biomedical repair technicians in the maintenance of medical, laboratory, and dental equipment.

??????? Independently determines the nature of trouble and extent of repairs required and completes repairs following established trade practices and procedures, using technical manuals, blueprints, sketches, wiring diagrams, liquid and air flow sheets, and other specifications.

??????? Performs operational and safety tests after repairs have been completed or when new equipment is received to assure that equipment is operating within prescribed limits so that lives are not endangered.

??????? Maintain records of repair and maintenance as prescribed by the customer.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

??????? Must have an Associate Degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology or equivalent military training and at least 2 years experience in the maintenance, calibration, and repair of biomedical/dental systems is desirable.

??????? Must possess the practical knowledge of the principles of electronic circuits, functions of electronic components, including X-ray tubes, in order to diagnose malfunctions, repair and test such electronic equipment as electrocardiographs, defibrillators, heart oscilloscopes, electron microscope, electroencephalographs, and spectrophotometers.

??????? Possess the knowledge of the relationships between electrical and electronic circuitry as well as the interrelationship of chemical, radiological, hydraulic, pneumatic, vacuum, or gas components of a piece of equipment or a system.

??????? Must possess a thorough knowledge of the principles and theories governing the maintenance and repair of electrical equipment in order to diagnose malfunctions, and repair and test such electrical equipment as sterilizers, and film driers, suction apparatus, and dental units.

??????? Must apply knowledge of hydraulic systems including their grips, locks, stop and release mechanisms, and have the ability to determine proper adjustment with no leaks.

??????? Must possess the ability to repair mechanical equipment such as sterilizers, X-ray tables, operating tables, pressure breathing therapy units, respirators, and other mechanical assemblies using gears, shafts, and pulleys.

??????? Must have the ability to select proper replacement parts, modification kits, and identify materials, mechanisms, and components of electrical systems.

??????? Must possess a thorough knowledge of electronic symbols, color codes, descriptions, and manufacturer????????s numbers.

??????? Must have skills and precision in working with small components, requiring good hand and eye coordination and functional color vision.

??????? Must possess a thorough knowledge in the use of electronic test equipment such as digital multi-meters, oscilloscopes and signal generators.

??????? Must have the ability to use electrical test equipment such as meggers, ohmmeters and test meters.

??????? Must be skilled in the use of such equipment as micrometers and calipers to detect wear and misalignment of gears, cams, valves and other mechanical parts; and ability to use seat wrenches and pressure gauges when working on hydraulic systems.

??????? Must possess the ability to interpret and apply blue prints, schematic drawings, wiring diagrams, liquid/air flow sheets, technical manuals, and other specifications.

??????? Must be knowledgeable in making various mathematical computations using algebraic expressions and shop formulas in relation to load requirements of wiring and equipment.

??????? Certified by the International Certification Commission as a Certified Biomedical Repair Technician (CBET) is desirable.

??????? Must demonstrate familiarity and understanding of current technology changes in the biomedical engineering discipline.

??????? Must be able to operate under broad guidelines and general supervision and is technically responsible for the quality of work accomplished.

??????? Ability to take independent action in solving problems that arise.

??????? Must be able to function individually in the performance of the duties and responsibilities of this position description, with supervisory controls exercised over the position being general in nature and usually dealing with matters related to overall objectives, policies and operations of the Biomedical Engineering

Division.

??????? Ability to communicate orally and in writing as work may be assigned either orally or through work orders.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

??????? Must be able to stand, stoop, bend, and work in cramped and awkward positions for long period of time.

??????? Must be able to lift 60 pounds and 10 ???????? 40 pounds several times in succession.

Anticipated duration of this position is 9 months.

YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE. Resumes alone are not accepted .
Contact: HR Anchorage
Alutiiq 3SG, LLC
3909 Arctic Blvd., Ste. 400
Anchorage AK
Salary & Status: $23.00 per hour ~ Full-time Shift & Duration: Day ~ Temporary Posted on March 21 ~ Viewed on March 24, 2013
April 02 2013
Merck Manufacturing Development Program, Analyst Merck & Co, Inc. | Rahway, NJ
Merck is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer health products, as well as animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company - one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us. Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of people like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career. The Merck Manufacturing Development Program has two primary goals: 1. Provide recent college graduates (bachelor's and master's degree level) with a broad perspective of the core business functions critical in the manufacturing of Merck's pharmaceutical, biological and vaccine products; and 2. Create and maintain a divisional pool of well-qualified candidates trained in the necessary business, management and technical skills. The successful candidate is an individual motivated to cultivate their technical, business and commercial skills by apply their knowledge within manufacturing. Candidates should be interested in participating in a broad range of work experiences across the manufacturing division. MMDP seeks graduates with outstanding academic records of achievement and demonstrated leadership abilities, candidates who are analytical and inquisitive about the interrelationships of various components, and perceptive, quick learners committed to making a difference in the pursuit of manufacturing high-quality, market-leading pharmaceutical and vaccine products. The program allows successful candidates to experience 3 rotations over a 2 year period, spending 8 months in each rotation. The rotation are chosen from the highest needs in the division, and span the technical, operations, and business functions within the division at its North American sites. Because business priorities are assessed before each round of rotations, the available rotations and sites can change at each rotation offering. While it is not required that a candidate move between sites during the program, it is highly encouraged, as that allows the employee to gain the broadest perspective of the division, and to maximize learning and exposure. During the program, each employee has a buddy from a previous class of rotational employees, as well as a mentor to help with acculturation at Merck and career planning. Rotations will be chosen from the following areas: ??????? Chemical Process Development and Commercialization (Rahway, NJ) ??????? Pharmaceutical Commercialization and Development (West Point, PA, Summit, NJ) ??????? Analytical Chemistry in Development and Supply (West Point, PA, Rahway, NJ, Summit, NJ) ??????? Center for Material Science and Engineering (West Point, PA, Rahway, NJ, Summit, NJ) ??????? Vaccine Technical Operations (West Point, PA, Elkton, VA, Durham, NC) ??????? Biological Manufacturing Science and Commercialization (West Point, PA, Rahway, NJ, Union, NJ) ??????? Vaccine Manufacturing Science and Commercialization (West Point, PA) ??????? Global Technical Operations (West Point, PA, Elkton, VA, Cleveland, TN, Davnille, PA) ??????? External Manufacturing (West Point, PA) ??????? Operations (West Point, PA, Elkton, VA, Durham, NC) ??????? Lean Six Sigma (Whitehouse Station, NJ, West Point, PA, and supporting various sites) ??????? Logistics (West Point, PA) ??????? Franchises (Whitehouse Station, NJ, West Point, PA) ??????? Global Procurement (Whitehouse Station, NJ, West Point, PA) Rotations are identified several months before each change is made based on the highest business priorities. Employees are assigned to rotations based on their development interest, discussions with their mentor, and business need. Examples of rotation assignments for five past program members are: ??????? Chemical Process Development & Commercialization, Rahway (Technical); Viral Vaccine Manufacturing, West Point (Operations); Vaccine Global Supply, West Point (Business) ??????? Sterile and Liquids Technology, West Point (Technical); New Products Management, Whitehouse Station (Business); Chemical Process Development and Commercialization, Rahway (Technical) ??????? Biological Process Technology, West Point (Technical), Pharmaceutical Operations Coating, West Point (Operations); Customer Focused Logistics, West Point (Business) ??????? Technical Ops, remote site (Technical).Barrier Operations, West Point (Operations), Vaccine Planning, West Point (Business) ??????? Sterile Validation, West Point (Technical), Pharmaceutical Operations Dispensing, West Point (Operations), Global Operational Excellence, Whitehouse Station (Business) Among the program benefits is the individual attention each employee receives in obtaining experiences that align their career objectives with current business needs. Program participants will also have access to an extensive network of previous MMDP alumni that can help in rotation selection. MMDP allows its employees numerous networking opportunities within each assignment. These contacts can prove to be invaluable for future Merck experiences. POTENTIAL ROTATION LOCATIONS: West Point, PA; Danville, PA; Elkton, VA; Durham, NC; Wilson, NC; Cleveland, TN; Whitehouse Station, NJ; Rahway, NJ; Summit, NJ. At Merck we believe you can develop faster if we give you real challenges right from the onset. In MMD, we encourage you to move between functional groups so that you get hands-on experience in many aspects of our operations.
This position requires candidate to be:

Currently enrolled in a BS program in Supply Chain Management, Procurement or similar field.
Engineering, BioMedical Engineering (process option), Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Chemistry/ Biochemistry, Biology/ Microbiology, or Supply Chain Management.
Ideal candidate will possess superior communication and interpersonal skills, a team player with the ability to work independently.
Must be graduating between August 2012 and August 2013.
Must be willing to be assigned to different jobs and potentially different sites over the first two years of employment.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship.
Our employees are the key to our company????????s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Merck????????s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.

Merck is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V ???????? proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations. Former Military, Transitioning Service Members, National Guard & Reserves - We value your past and present service.

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April 02 2013
Clinical Research Coordinator I Partners HealthCare System | Boston, MA
This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to gain knowledge and practical experience in human psychophysiology and neuroimaging research. The position is best suited for an individual with a strong technical and clinical aptitude who seeks laboratory experience in preparation for a career in medicine or clinical sciences.

Responsibilities

A full-time Research Assistant is sought for work on several projects that combine psychophysiology with neuroimaging. The central research program seeks to understand the overlapping neural circuitry involved in breathing and anxiety. The position involves testing psychiatric patients and healthy individuals with a variety of psychophysical and neuroimaging techniques (i.e., functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)). The primary responsibilities are to: 1) recruit and enroll participants in studies 2) administer screening and psychological questionnaires 3) assist with psychophysiological and neuroimaging studies 4) conduct data/image analysis. A dministrative duties include: database maintenance, assisting with regulatory (IRB) documentation and ordering equipment.

Skills/Abilities/Competencies

Candidates should have proficiency with common computing packages such as MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint; and also have some familiarity with one or more of the following (Linux, MATLAB, SPM, FSL). The job requires an individual who is mature, flexible, with s trong interpersonal skills, and sensitivity towards psychiatric illness. T he candidate must have comfort with technical equipment/apparatus, excellent organizational skills and be able to maintain accurate records with careful attention to detail . The position calls for a high degree of motivation and self-sufficiency, although extensive training and supervision will be provided.

Qualifications

B.S., B.A. with background in Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, Physiology, or related field.

Prior research experience is required, such as an undergraduate thesis, or summer/semester-long rotation(s) in a scientific laboratory. Candidates with prior experience in neuroimaging research will be given special consideration.

Working Environment

Human functional neuroimaging laboratory, and office/cubicle space.
May 02 2012
Multiple Positions
This is a unique opportunity in a medical device sales support position that can open doors to many other fantastic careers in the industry. The job description is below and the link to the website as well. I started as a clinical support specialist with another neurosurgery company and within just a few years I was able to join one of the top device sales forces in the country at Intuitive Surgical. The salaray range is $65k and he is willing to overlook the 2 year experience requirement for someone with a biomedical engineering degree.

I am happy to talk with anyone who would like to know about the career path I have chosen post-BME. It's been a phenomenal choice for me and the flexibility and earnings potential in this industry are huge. My email address is Leah.Braddell@cox.net. Resumes can be sent to Bryan.Braddell@medtronic.com.

http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_medtronic/external/search.do

Position Description

Provides clinical, technical and product knowledge support to existing and potential customers. Builds and maintains solid customer relationships and provides customer training at all levels. Is responsible for key customer reports as required to support Medtronic Navigation and ENT IGS products and service.

Position Responsibilities

Technical Support

• Coordinate, schedule and conduct on-site installations with our customers and sales force.
• Responsible for the completion of all surveys and pegboard scans required for quotation and installation.
• Represents Medtronic during image-guided surgeries to provide technical assistance.
• Repairs system hardware and software to maximize system performance.
• Installs software and hardware upgrades.
• Performs system preventative maintenance.
• Provides telephone clinical support to customers.
• Uses UNIX/LINUX commands to modify operating files.
• Fulfills Software and Service Contract obligations.

Customer Support
• Acts as the primary Medtronic customer liaison for repair and technical support issues.
• Provides timely information to the district team regarding customer concerns, issues and market opportunities.
• Calls sites proactively to assess satisfaction and usage levels of products.
• Maintains familiarity with status of calls and issues at customer sites.
• Manages field complaint activity through to full resolution
• Files weekly site visit and customer contact reports for service improvement purposes

Educational Support
• Educates and trains physicians and hospital personnel – OR, Radiology, Central Sterile Processing, Biomedical and Information Technologies – on technical matters relating to our image guided surgery products.
• Provides a clinical resource for surgeons, clinicians and others being trained.
• Updates customers on tips, shortcuts and suggestions, as appropriate.
• Participates in in-house sponsored customer training at designated sites.
• Provides training and resources for hospital staff to enable them to conduct training for their personnel (train the trainer).
• Assists Sales Management and In-house Training departments in educating/training new sales representatives and Clinical Specialists.

Sales Support
• Represents Medtronic during surgical evaluations and demonstrations involving Surgical Technologies products by attending cases and instructing physicians during clinical procedures, as directed by the Regional Sales Director.
• Introduces and/or demonstrates more complex, new image-guided products and applications to physicians and hospital staff.
• Demonstrates image guided surgery products on the show floor and technical suites during major national surgeon meetings.
• Works as a team member with the Regional Sales Director to prioritize customer technical support and service expectation goals.
• Provides potential leads for new products, opportunities and customers to the Area Sales Manager(s) that are uncovered during the course of product demonstrations, evaluations and training.
• Provide input on new product development based on in-field experience.
• Responsible for documentation at new or existing installations

Basic Qualifications

• B.S. in Nursing, Science or Technical Discipline
• minimum 2 yrs directly related clinical/technical experience

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

• Prior experience with Computer Assisted Surgery.
• Operating room experience

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, talk, hear and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include normal vision.
April 04 2012
Multiple Positions
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has new career and internship opportunities available and would like to invite your Department of Biomedical Engineering students and recent graduates to apply. Opportunities are available nationwide and they offer competitive benefits and incentives packages.

Thank you in advance for your help and passing this job information on to your students and recent grads.

Best,
Dave Meeks
AfterCollege University Relations on behalf of The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

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Join a diverse culture serving Veterans.

At Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), employees and interns from all backgrounds work together to deliver high-quality care to our Nation's Veterans-in an environment where everyone is valued and respected.

Discover the challenges, opportunities and rewards that come with joining the VA family. Our internships help you build a solid foundation for your future. And our careers allow you to serve America's heroes while making the most of life-both professionally and personally.

Health care and non-health care positions are available Nationwide. Our career fields include:
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June 14 2011
Supervisor, Clinical Engineering
Responsibilities
Prestigious, financially healthy and growing teaching hospital in NYC is
seeking an experienced supervisor of clinical engineering to manage all
aspects of biomedical equipment maintenance, calibration, design and electrical
safety as well as the daily general function of the section. The equipment may
included clinical, radiological therapy and surgery systems. This person
will supervise the work of engineers and technicians and will orient and
train employees on job responsibilities and use of equipment.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering. 10 years or more
of relevant experience. Clinical Engineering certification preferred. Ideal
candidate will possess analog, digital and microprocessor design experience.
In depth knowledge of clinical radiological/therapeutic instrumentation design
and management. Relational database design experience. Excellent oral
and written communication skills. Experience with a wide variety of test
instrumentation. Ability to interpret diagrams, prints, drawings and technical
manuals and knowledge of principles of particle accelerators needed to
perform on-site repairs.

Contact:

Carolyn Egan
Senior VP, Executive Recruitment
The Health Search Group
(212) 601 - 9037
E-mail: cegan@healthsearchgroup.com
November 15 2010
Biomedical Engineer
Epic, a software development company, is searching for the smartest people to join their dynamic and entrepreneurial culture.
At Epic, our goal is to improve healthcare. We create and implement a wide range of integrated software solutions to many of the largest healthcare organizations in the country. Our software improves patient care, reduces costs, and saves lives. At Epic, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with the brightest minds in an industry that makes a difference, while enjoying great benefits and a casual work environment (jeans, shorts, sandals, etcetera). Located in Madison, Wisconsin, Epic is proud to be a privately-held software company with nearly 30 years of success.
As a member of our Implementation team, you'll be responsible for project management, training end users, and analysis. You'll use your talents and problem-solving ability to analyze our clients' needs, develop strategies tailored to their organization, and ensure a successful implementation of our software. Candidates should have a bachelor's degree, a history of academic and professional success, and a willingness to travel nationally 50%. Relocation to the Madison/Verona, WI area is required and reimbursed.
If you think you’re more of an analytical person, you can combine your problem-solving skills with our comprehensive training to help support our award-winning clients as a member of Technical Services. You’ll become a technical expert in our applications, work closely with knowledgeable users at our customer sites, and have the opportunity to participate in many aspects of the software field including analysis, training, quality assurance, troubleshooting, and implementation.
We have a number of other technical and non-technical positions available, and I encourage you to learn more about them at http://www.epicsystems.com/applicants-epic.php. You can also take a virtual tour of our state-of-the-art campus and submit an online application.
Thank you for your interest in Epic, and I look forward to reviewing your application.
Respectfully,

Jon Neumann
Epic | Human Resources
608-271-9000 | jneumann@epicsystems.com
July 15 2010
BME Career Network - Job opportunities
http://www.aftercollege.com/career-networks/city-university-of-new-york-city-college/department-of-biomedical-engineering/
January 30 2010
SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST - Unilever
This position will deliver measurements from images to support the Unilever skin research program.

The position responsibilities include:
1. Develop, implement, validate and execute image processing algorithms;
2. Statistical analysis of results and correlation with other measures such as clinical grades;
3. Be involved in and advise on image acquisition (for example photography);
4. Contribute to the development and roll-out of imaging and measurement techniques;
5. Image management including storage, documentation of results and retrieval;
6. Reporting on project progress.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in engineering or physical sciences; or Masters in those fields with appropriate experience.
Additional Qualifications: Extensive hands-on experience in image analysis and mathematical methods.
Language Required for the Role: English (Fluent)
Key Experience: Experience in image processing and image analysis.
Key Competencies: Breakthrough thinking - Develop creative approaches to difficult problems. Team commitment - The position requires timely delivery to project needs

To apply directly to this position go to: http://www.unileverusa-careers.com
November 11 2009
Postdoctoral Fellow in Neural Engineering at CCNY
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the City University of New York (CCNY campus) is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow in Neural Engineering. The research focuses on the effects of electrical stimulation on human brain function for therapeutic and performance enhancing purposes. The work is closely coupled with development of a new medical device for electro-therapy. This is a collaborative research project between the labs of Lucas C. Parra, Marom Bikson (CCNY) and Eric M. Wassermann (NIH). The work will be performed at CCNY in New York City and the National Institute of Neurological Decease and Stroke in Bethesda. The experimental work involves non-invasive electrical stimulation and EEG recordings in healthy volunteers. We can envision two types of candidates, those with experience in performing human subject experiments and/or psychophysics, or those with a strong quantitative and signal analysis background. Anticipated starting date is 1/1/2010. The position is supported by a 18 month grant from the DARPA Accelerated Learning Program. Please send your CV to parra at ccny.cuny.edu
October 11 2009
Summer Undergrad Research in Systems Biology 2010
For detailed info, visit : http://www.sbcny.org.
May 06 2009
Senior Chemist III
Job Location: MERCK RESEARCH LABORATORIES (A0119)
Job Title: Chemist - III (Senior) 6082
Job Type: Temporary

Start Date: 5/25/2009
End Date: 12/31/2009
Work Location: 126 E. LINCOLN AVENUE, PO BOX 2000,
RAHWAY, NJ 07065
Qualifications:
•Knowledge of and hands on experience in both traditional crystallization techniques and methods of physical characterization, such as thermal analysis, X-ray powder diffraction, and Raman spectroscopy •Strong team player with excellent communication and collaboration skills; Highly flexible and adaptable; Able to work independently and effectively manage time.
Responsibilities:
The High Throughput Polymorph and Salt Screening (HTPSS) Laboratory within Pharmaceutical Research and Development applies high throughput robotic techniques for crystal growth and analysis with the goal of generating and characterizing new solid phases of drug substances. In this position the candidate will run high throughput crystallizations and conduct characterization such as DSC, TGA, X- ray powder diffraction, optical microscopy, and Raman spectroscopy.


BA/BS Chemistry, chemical engineering, or pharmaceutical sciences
Graduate School Chemistry, chemical engineering, or pharmaceutical sciences
May 06 2009
Senior Chemist III
Knowledge of and hands on experience in several physical characterization techniques, such as microscopy, thermal analysis, X-ray powder diffraction, and Raman spectroscopy is required •Knowledge in physicochemical characterization (e.g., solubility testing and formulation screening) and HPLC is desired •Strong team player with excellent communication and collaboration skills; highly flexible and adaptable; Able to work independently and effectively manage time
Responsibilities:
The Materials Science group within Pharmaceutical Research and Development is responsible for physicochemical and solid-state characterization of drug products in Merck's small molecule development pipeline in collaboration with key partners. The candidate will execute materials science studies such as physical stability studies and physicochemical characterization to support formulation development.


BA/BS Chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmaceutical or materials science
Graduate School Chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmaceutical or materials science
Job Location: MERCK RESEARCH LABORATORIES (A0119)
Job Title: Chemist - III (Senior) 6083
Job Type: Temporary

Start Date: 5/25/2009
End Date: 12/31/2009
Work Location: 770 Sumneytown Pike, P.O. Box 4,
West Point, PA 19486
May 05 2009
Medical Writer/Clinical III - Merck & Co.
Medical Writer/Clinical III Sr 6042
6/1/2009 - 5/2010
Merck & Co.
Upper Gwynedd, PA
42.70 – 43.40/hr.

Qualifications:
• Must have demonstrated competence in biomedical research and strong writing skills. • An understanding of clinical pharmacology, clinical research methodology and biostatistics is mandatory. • Experience with MS programs is expected, and familiarity with database programs and methods of data display very helpful. Responsibilities: • Under the direction of MCD manager, the Sr. Medical Writer has the primary responsibility to prepare quality articles and abstracts for timely peer-reviewed publication in major clinical and medical journals worldwide. • These publications for both major in-line and newly launched products and particularly products soon-to-be launched (including new indications) will support marketing efforts to maintain and augment visibility and interest in Client products. • Publications will address both major and minor MRL, CDP, CDSP study results are centrally important to help Client products remain competitive in a marketplace with increasingly sophisticated customers, and maintain Client's scientific credibility. • The Sr. Medical Writer will interact with other departments (Clinical Research, Marketing, etc.) to help develop publication plans, and assist in prioritizing papers and presentations. • The Sr. Writer may supervise other MCD staff.

Send resumes to: bmassey@a10clinical.com