We receive notice of a variety of short-term, full-time field assistant positions and other employment opportunities for undergraduates or recent graduates. A listing of these positions can be accessed from the following link:
From time to time, employers contact the Biology Department and/or the School of Science, seeking applicants for specific jobs in the biological sciences. When appropriate, we will post these announcements for the benefit of our students and recent graduates.
Local Employment Opportunities:
(Although specific positions posted previously may have been filled, these employers may currently have other opportunities to consider)
ScribeAmerica, a company that hires and trains “medical scribes” for Emergency Medicine/Outpatient Physicians. Working at many locations in NJ and elsewhere, scribes work one-on-one with board certified physicians, helping to create the medical record for each patient that is evaluated by the doctor. It is an exceptional paid opportunity for any student interested in healthcare to gain first-hand experience following a physician, observing care and treatment, and reporting diagnoses. Visit ScribeAmerica.com for more information and locations seeking scribes.
Emergency Medical Associates is another such company that provides Clinical Information Managers (or medical scribes) to give clerical or administrative assistance to physicians in Emergency Departments. The positions are both part-time and full-time in NJ, NY, RI, PA, and NC. Again, it provides excellent first-hand experience to students or recent graduates interested in a career in healthcare. Visit www.ema.net/cims for more information and current openings.
API, Inc., a small pharmaceutical company, has an immediate opening for an Executive Assistant in Fairfield, NJ. This position supports executive administration, daily operation, various administrative tasks and ordering supplies. Good communiction and organizational skills, and fluency in English are required. Life science background is a plus. This is a salaried position with benefits. The annual salary range is $25K and up. Please send resume to email@example.com or fax to 973-227-9337. (April 2011)
Mercer County Mosquito Control – Immediate openings are available for seasonal mosquito biologists for the upcoming 2011 mosquito season (~April/May to Sept/Oct). Successful applicants will be familiar with basic biological concepts and an understanding of good laboratory and field practices. The job entails controlling and suppressing the Asian Tiger Mosquito, Aedes albopictus, in urban areas of Mercer County. This is a 40 hr/week position, starting at $10/hour. Applicants must be a Mercer County resident. More information on Mercer County’s website at http://www.state.nj.us/counties/mercer/departments/mcmc/index.html (Posted 2/2011)
AES Chemunex – this international company, which specializes in microbiological analysis, has its US facility located in Cranbury, NJ (half-hour away). They are currently seeking two people to work in “application specialist” positions: one as a PCR specialist, and one as a Rapid Microbio System specialist. Please contact Helen in the Biology Dept Main Office for more information. (Posted 11/29/10) Their website is http://www.aeschemunex.com/
Laureate Pharma, Inc – Princeton pharmaceutical company is seeking a recent college grad for an associate scientist position. Please contact Helen in Biology Dept Main Office for more information. (Posted 4/2010)
New Jersey Community Water Watch, a project of AmeriCorps and New Jersey Public Interest Research Group (NJPIRG) is looking for graduating seniors to work as Water Watch Organizers for the 2008-2009 school year on college campuses throughout the state. Organizers work at one of ten sites in the state, tackling local water quality issues, learning of environmental issues, and how your efforts can have an impact. You’ll also learn to how to organize people around your campaign. If you want more info, or wish to apply, contact Sonya Abrams at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews are being scheduled late April and early May for next year. (Posted April 2008)
Medical Diagnostics Lab, LLC has offices on Kuser Road in Hamilton Twp, and from time to time has openings for lab techs and other positions. TCNJ students have successfully served as interns with the company. Their website is http://www.mdlab.com/html/home.html. Click on the tab marked “careers” to access current job openings.
UMDNJ Biopharma Educational Initiative – UMDNJ’s BioPharma Initiative is a collaborative effort with leaders in the health and life sciences to prepare the next generation of professionals in the drug, biologics and medical device industries. Their new academic certificates are designed to provide the practical information and industry insights that new graduates need to build an upward career ladder in the expanding biopharma field. BioPharma Educational Initiative Website.
Advaxis Immunotherapies – located in Princeton, NJ, Advaxis “teaches the immune system to fight cancer,” by utilizing bioengineered, live, attenuated bacteria to actively suppress key components in the tumor environment. From time to time they have need of Research Technicians trained in microbiology and related fields. Contact the company directly at advaxis.com. (Posted 1//7/16 with current need for position to be filled.)