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Technical Sciences: Chemist
LC-MS Scientist - US Equestrian (Lexington, KY)

In keeping with the mission of the US Equestrian Federation and the Federation Equestre Internationale, the LC-MS scientist performs laboratory procedures for the detection of banned substances in equine samples.  This includes:  following laboratory protocols in accordance with ISO 17025 accreditation; performing instrumental analysis of samples on LC, LC/MS, GC/MS, LC/MS ion trap and LC/MS/MS; developing and updating techniques to improve the detection of banned substances; ensuring accurate and complete documentation of samples and results; preparing results to be presented at legal proceedings; and maintaining a clean, safe and secure laboratory environment.

This position reports directly to the Laboratory Director and has primary management responsibility over Chemists in the Laboratory.  This involves participating in the hiring process, training and mentoring employees, overseeing workflow, evaluating performance and addressing performance issues.  In addition, the LC-MS Scientist conducts research into new methods, drugs and related areas with the goal of improving drug testing and of publication in peer-reviewed journals.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:  Ph.D. or equivalent in Chemistry, Biology or Pharmacology.

EXPERIENCE:  Three to five years of experience operating LC-MS preferably in drug analysis or post drug development analysis.  Management experience and experience working in an ISO 17025-accredited laboratory preferred, but not mandatory.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Must have good communication skills, both written and oral, and be able to work effectively with others without close supervision.  Must have supervisory skills and be able to mentor others.  Must be capable of working under pressure to meet deadlines.  Must understand the importance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and be conversant with drug quantification and calculation of measurement uncertainty.  Must be familiar with the demands of an accredited laboratory and an intense QA/QC Program.  Must be capable of conducting research of publishable quality in peer-reviewed journals.  Must be able to present scientific papers at meetings and present evidence at legal proceedings.  Basic knowledge of statistics is preferred, but not required.

**Please attach a resume in either Word document or PDF format.  Applications that do not meet this requirement will not be considered.**

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?
2. Have you ever been convicted of a crime? Please note that answering yes to this question does not necessarily exclude you from employment.
3. Do you have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biology or Pharmacology?
4. Are you in the United States on a visa? If so, please list visa type and any restrictions.


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Technical Sciences: Chemist
Chemist/Technician - US Equestrian Federation (Lexington, KY)

Under the direction of the Lab Manager - Chemist, this position performs wet chemistry benchwork, extractions, reagent preparation, and general laboratory tasks for the purpose of analyzing equine blood and urine samples, ensuring compliance with laboratory protocols, and effectively implementing Federation and Federation Equestre Internationale rules. This position is also responsible for maintaining a clean, safe, and secure laboratory environment.

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology or related science is preferred.

EXPERIENCE:  Minimum 6 months of experience working in a laboratory is desired.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Good manual dexterity required. Good analytical and problem solving skills required. Must have good organizational skills. Must work effectively with others. Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

**Please attach a resume in either Word Document or PDF format.  Applications that do not meet this requirement will not be considered.**
 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?
2. Have you ever been convicted of a crime? Please note that answering yes to this question does not necessarily exclude you from employment.
3. Are you here on a visa? If so, please list type and any restrictions.
4. If you do not live within commuting distance of Lexington, KY, are you willing to relocate at your own expense?


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Technical Sciences: Project Management
Sports Science & Medicine Manager - USA Track & Field (Indianapolis, IN)

 BASIC FUNCTION:  Organize and administer sport science and sport medicine programs conducted by USATF’s High Performance department at various times and locales throughout the U.S.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate USATF and USOC sports scientists in their work at USATF High Performance Sport Performance Workshops, competitions and athlete development programs.
  • Coordinate video filming of select events, training camps, and competitions, and maintaining a database of video from those events.
  • Schedule medical visits between select athletes and USATF and USOC contracted providers.
  • Administration of medical services and staff at select competitions, training camps and Workshops.
  • Administration of USATF databases of athlete performance and analytics analysis duties.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support regarding travel, housing, ground transportation, and reimbursements for sport science and medicine staff, select volunteers and athletes.
  • Perform team-support duties for USATF international teams, as requested, such as maintaining equipment and stocking supplies.
  • Coordinate and execute special projects and other duties as assigned.

Individual must maintain compliance with IOC, WADA, USADA, and the Olympic Code in order to provide for maximum sports performance from each athlete. Individual should work cooperatively with USATF High Performance staff and sport science and medicine contractors and volunteers to implement the enhancement of athletic performance and the prevention of potential injuries through programming and other measures.  Position requires frequent travel, domestically and internationally. 

 QUALIFICATIONS:

       Minimum Qualifications Required:     

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an exercise / sport science related discipline
  • Ability to organize scientific meetings, educational seminars and conferences.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of track & field, long distance running and race walking is strongly preferred.
  • Good-excellent video-graphic and computer skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to pass a background screen

        Preferred Education / Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in an exercise / sport science related discipline or licensure or certificate in good standing as an Athletic Trainer

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

 NON-PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Frequent travel.

 Applications will be reviewed beginning March 8 and the position will remain open until filled.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a Bachelor's degree in an excercise/sport science related discipline
2. Do you have a Master's degree in an excercise/sport science related discipline


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