Careers

Our success is built on experience, integrity and a competitive drive for results. Our people are the key to Novum's success.

At Novum, you’ll enjoy a work environment designed to challenge and motivate you. We have a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that recognizes and rewards your contributions to the business.

We are committed to adding smart, driven, dedicated employees to our team. We encourage you to apply for current positions that meet your qualifications.


Open Positions

Fargo

The Application Developer II in the IT Group will consult with the Director, SME as well as end users to gather information about program intent, feedback, features and functions, data, input/output requirements, internal and external checks and controls, hardware and operating system environment, and interfaces with other systems or databases. Responsibilities include creating, enhancing, and maintaining windows and web applications including the eSource Project. Conducts analysis, programming, testing, implementation, and other documentation of activities related to various applications. Responsible for adhering to 21 CFR Part 11 standards, as well as GxP regulations for all regulated data and systems. Defines user requirements and interface designs with Development Team and Sponsor/SME to ensure requirements are identified and met. Bachelor’s Degree with 3-5 years related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience with MS SQL Server, MS Visual Studio 2005 or greater, MS Office including Access, Visual SourceSafe, Source Control Systems, Windows SharePoint Services and Crystal Reports. Candidate must have the ability to code in C#, VBA, VB and Java. Experience in TSQL or MS Transactional SQL (triggers, connect strings, views and stored procedures). Experience with Windows Forms (EXE and Click Once), MVC, and ASPX. Additionally, experience with Part 11 compliance or validation qualifications are highly desired. EOE

The Clinic Quality Control Associate is responsible for performing day-to-day quality control activities to ensure study compliance meets company, client, and regulatory agency requirements. These activities include transcription and proofreading, identifying errors, developing correction actions and tracking/trending processes for improvement under management direction. Will also observe and audit study activities to ensure compliance with Standard Operating Procedures and study protocols and report/present findings to study management. At the discretion of management, will recall and audit past study files for quality assessment. Bachelor's Degree, or at least one year of quality control related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Candidate must have excellent attention to detail, policy and procedure oriented, and knowledge of spreadsheet, internet, and word processing software. EOE

The Facility Specialist/Custodian is responsible for assisting the Facility Manager by performing tasks related to overall maintenance and security of facilities and grounds. Responsibilities include general maintenance and cleaning, receive and document deliveries and mail, assemble furniture and equipment, and prepare clinics for studies. Monitors and documents security and freezer alarms; performs and documents facility inspections at designated intervals; and completes incident reports for unusual events as needed. Controls and documents employee and visitor access to facility and maintain an accurate, detailed log of all shift activities. High School Diploma or (GED), with three to six months of related experience is required. Candidate must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), safety rules and regulations, and maintenance instructions. Must have the ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. EOE

The entry level Research Technician will be responsible for supporting study progression according to study protocol and Standard Operating Procedures. Responsible for obtaining vital signs, performing EKGs, and drug/pregnancy testing from study participants as required by the protocol. Observes, obtains and processes all laboratory specimens. Performs service oriented duties along with stocking supplies and general support to all phases of screening process. High School Diploma or equivalent is required. One year certificate from college/technical school or three months related experience or a combination of experience and education is required. Candidate must have excellent communication and customer service skills. Current CPR Certification required. EOE

The Human Resources Assistant will be responsible for providing support to the Human Resources Department and Novum staff. This position is responsible for preparing an array of correspondence along with other administrative duties that will include auditing new employee files for completeness and accuracy while maintaining confidentiality of employee information, records, and other company information. Coordinates training courses and presents New Employee orientation. Will receive, track, and forward resumes meeting minimum qualifications to hiring managers and schedules in person interviews when requested. Assists with new hire paperwork including maintaining I-9 documents and training files. Observes and documents disciplinary actions and terminations. High school diploma or GED and six months to one year experience are required. Knowledge of word processing/spreadsheet software, and human resources systems. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must have excellent attention to detail skills. EOE

We are currently recruiting for Technicians in our Screening Department who will be responsible for performing/assisting with screening activities according to the protocol and Standard Operating Procedures. Responsibilities include performing vital signs/measurements, EKGs, drug/pregnancy tests and other laboratory tests. Observes, obtains and processes all laboratory specimens required by the protocol. The Technician will perform quality control of lab results and charts prior to inclusion/exclusion to study. Performs service oriented duties in relation to participant needs, and provides general support to all phases of the screening process. High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Certificate from a college or technical school which includes phlebotomy training or six months of related medical/clinical research experience, or an equivalent combination of experience and education is required. Candidate must have good organizational and follow through skills along with excellent communication and customer service skills. Current CPR Certification required. EOE

The Technician in our Screening Department will be responsible for performing and assisting with screening activities according to study protocol and Standard Operating Procedures. Responsibilities include performing vital signs/measurements, EKGs, drug/pregnancy tests and other laboratory tests. Observes, obtains and processes all laboratory specimens required by the protocol. The Technician will perform quality control of lab results and charts prior to inclusion/exclusion to study. Performs service oriented duties in relation to participant needs, and provides general support to all phases of the screening process. High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Certificate from a college or technical school which includes phlebotomy training or six months of related medical/clinical research experience, or an equivalent combination of experience and education is required. Candidate must have organizational and follow up skills along with excellent communication and customer service skills. Current CPR Certification required. EOE

We are currently recruiting for Nursing Professionals (RN, LPN, LVN, Paramedics) for our Phase I Clinic who will be responsible for overseeing all phases of study progression including supervision of staff, documentation and reporting of study activities, and adverse events. Responsible for providing direct nursing care to include assessments, vital signs, EKGs, drug/alcohol and pregnancy tests as needed. Responsible for completing Case Report Forms and verification of all study activities as required according to the study protocol and Standard Operating Procedures. Current/valid nursing license or paramedic certification is required. Prefer at least one year experience in the medical or research field. Current CPR Certification required. EOE

Houston

We are currently recruiting for Nursing Professionals (RN, LPN, LVN, Paramedics) for our Phase I Clinic who will be responsible for overseeing all phases of study progression including supervision of staff, documentation and reporting of study activities, and adverse events. Responsible for providing direct nursing care to include assessments, vital signs, EKGs, drug/alcohol and pregnancy tests as needed. Responsible for completing Case Report Forms and verification of all study activities as required according to the study protocol and Standard Operating Procedures. Current/valid nursing license or paramedic certification is required. Prefer at least one year experience in the medical or research field. Current CPR Certification required. EOE

Las Vegas

The Associate Study Manager (Research Assistant) will be responsible for providing administrative support to Study Managers and other staff by coordinating and overseeing all aspects necessary for clinical study progression according to the study protocol and Standard Operating Procedures (“SOPs”). Responsibilities include completion of quality control subject charts, study documentation and tables for review. Provide clerical support during initiation meetings insuring all staff and support services are coordinated and accounted for. Work with and direct staff to gather documentation and perform tasks needed to complete the study. High School Diploma or equivalent with two years of professional experience in a medical or clinical setting required. Candidate must be organized and have the ability to prioritize projects/work schedules with high attention to detail and follow through. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must. Candidate must be flexible to work schedules that include 10-12 hour shifts with evenings and regular weekend shifts as needed. Current CPR Certification is required. EOE

The Facility Specialist/Custodian is responsible for assisting the Facility Manager by performing tasks related to overall maintenance and security of facilities and grounds. Responsibilities include general maintenance and cleaning, receive and document deliveries and mail, assemble furniture and equipment, and prepare clinics for studies. Monitors and documents security and freezer alarms; performs and documents facility inspections at designated intervals; and completes incident reports for unusual events as needed. Controls and documents employee and visitor access to facility and maintain an accurate, detailed log of all shift activities. High School Diploma or (GED), with three to six months of related experience is required. Candidate must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), safety rules and regulations, and maintenance instructions. Must have the ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. EOE

The Facility Specialist/Custodian is responsible for assisting the Facility Manager by performing tasks related to overall maintenance and security of facilities and grounds. Responsibilities include general maintenance and cleaning, receive and document deliveries and mail, assemble furniture and equipment, and prepare clinics for studies. Monitors and documents security and freezer alarms; performs and documents facility inspections at designated intervals; and completes incident reports for unusual events as needed. Controls and documents employee and visitor access to facility and maintain an accurate, detailed log of all shift activities. High School Diploma or (GED) with three to six months of related experience is required. Candidate must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), safety rules and regulations, and maintenance instructions. Must have the ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. EOE

We are currently recruiting for Nursing Professionals (RN, LPN, LVN, Paramedics) for our Phase I Clinic who will be responsible for overseeing all phases of study progression including supervision of staff, documentation and reporting of study activities, and adverse events. Responsible for providing direct nursing care to include assessments, vital signs, EKGs, drug/alcohol and pregnancy tests as needed. Responsible for completing Case Report Forms and verification of all study activities as required according to the study protocol and Standard Operating Procedures. Current/valid nursing license or paramedic certification is required. Prefer at least one year experience in the medical or research field. Current CPR Certification required. EOE

We are currently recruiting for Nursing Professionals (RN, LPN, LVN, Paramedics) for our Phase I Clinic who will be responsible for overseeing all phases of study progression including supervision of staff, documentation and reporting of study activities, and adverse events. Responsible for providing direct nursing care to include assessments, vital signs, EKGs, drug/alcohol and pregnancy tests as needed. Responsible for completing Case Report Forms and verification of all study activities as required according to the study protocol and Standard Operating Procedures. Current/valid nursing license or paramedic certification is required. Prefer at least one year experience in the medical or research field. Current CPR Certification required. EOE

We are currently recruiting for a Phlebotomist that will perform highly skilled, rapid-draw venipuncture and process collected biological samples according to Standard Operating Procedures (“SOPs”), sample collection and processing instructions. Will also obtain supplies needed to perform all assignments and will verify, pack and ship samples to appropriate facility. Phlebotomy Certified or 1-2 years of related experience is required. Candidate must possess excellent communication skills; ability to work a schedule that will include days, evenings and weekends; and a current CPR Certification is required. EOE

The Study Manager will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing all aspects necessary for clinical study progression, according to the study protocol and Standard Operating Procedures (“SOPs”). Responsibilities include working with source document staff on development and QC of study specific documents and coordination of initiation meetings with all pertinent staff. Meet and consult with all departments involved with the study to review specific expectations relating to drug handling and dosing, clinic set up and collection/processing activities. The Study Manager will work with the Screening Department to ensure participants meet all eligibility criteria; will participate in the dosing of participants; report and record any adverse events to the Investigator. Responsible for verifying documentation of all study activities as well as QC of all Case Report Forms. Associate’s Degree, nursing qualification, or equivalent. At least three years work experience in a medical or clinical research setting, along with one year of supervisory/management experience with strong leadership skills is required. Candidate must have excellent prioritization, attention to detail, follow up and organizational skills. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal are required. Candidate must be flexible to work schedules that include 10-12 hour shifts with evenings and weekends as needed. CPR certification required. EOE

Pittsburgh

The Application Developer II in the IT Group will consult with the Director, SME as well as end users to gather information about program intent, feedback, features and functions, data, input/output requirements, internal and external checks and controls, hardware and operating system environment, and interfaces with other systems or databases. Responsibilities include creating, enhancing, and maintaining windows and web applications including the eSource Project. Conducts analysis, programming, testing, implementation, and other documentation of activities related to various applications. Responsible for adhering to 21 CFR Part 11 standards, as well as GxP regulations for all regulated data and systems. Defines user requirements and interface designs with Development Team and Sponsor/SME to ensure requirements are identified and met. Bachelor’s Degree with 3-5 years related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience with MS SQL Server, MS Visual Studio 2005 or greater, MS Office including Access, Visual SourceSafe, Source Control Systems, Windows SharePoint Services and Crystal Reports. Candidate must have the ability to code in C#, VBA, VB and Java. Experience in TSQL or MS Transactional SQL (triggers, connect strings, views and stored procedures). Experience with Windows Forms (EXE and Click Once), MVC, and ASPX. Additionally, experience with Part 11 compliance or validation qualifications are highly desired. EOE

The Quality Control Specialist within the Data Management Group is responsible for completing quality control activities ensuring compliance with company, client, and regulatory agency requirements. Responsible for reviewing department deliverables including statistical datasets, report listings, and other datasets as assigned. Supports database validation testing procedures as assigned. Associate’s Degree or an equivalent combination of work and experience. One year experience with computer based systems. Candidate must have the ability to process large amounts of data and a working knowledge of SQL, SAS, Java Script and MS Office applications. EOE

The SAS Programmer II is responsible for performing programming to support bioequivalence, bioavailability and clinical equivalence for clinical research studies. Assist in writing the mock-up TGLs for SAPs and support the statistician with all study specific programming needs including generating SAS programs to perform protocol specified statistical analyses and ad hoc analyses. Help train the SAS Programmer I in coding procedures and techniques and provide general aid to this position. Update knowledge in statistical programming and statistical applications for company research interests. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Statistics, or Life Sciences with strong statistical/SAS programming component, three to five years related experience and/or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Other requirements include the ability to apply principles of logic or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems and to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Candidate must possess a background in SAS procedures/programming and experience with Microsoft Operating Systems. EOE

The Senior Biostatistician is responsible for performing statistical analysis to support Phase I and clinical endpoint studies performed or managed by Novum PRS. Will develop, write and/or review statistical analysis plans and review statistical/results sections of study protocols and reports. Will discuss study designs and results with sponsors via written and/or oral communication as required during progress of the study. Will maintain updated knowledge in the scientific and statistical concepts and in methods and techniques, and maintain appropriate statistical applications for company’s research interests. Responsible for identifying and implementing good scientific and data handling practices throughout the company to ensure the highest quality of product to our clients. Master’s Degree or equivalent in statistics or life sciences with a strong statistical component; at least 8 years of related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Candidate must possess a background in SAS procedures and programming, and experience with Microsoft Operating Systems. A minimum of five years experience with SAS is required. Must be willing to travel both within the USA and overseas to represent Novum in front of clients and attend scientific meetings and trade events. Previous experience in a CRO or service organization is preferred. EOE

The Senior Validation Analyst is responsible for reviewing study system characteristics and customer requirements collaborating with management and project team to determine validation objectives and standards. Will coordinate the implementation and/or scheduling of validation testing with all involved including a walkthrough of proposed validation protocols with business and technical team to ensure an agreed upon process and outcome for the application validation. Bachelor's Degree in IT or Computer Science or an equivalent amount of education and experience with at least 5 years of related Validation/QA analysis and system testing experience is required, i.e. validation master plans, process flow diagrams, test cases, etc. Candidate must have advanced knowledge of validation protocol design, planning and execution, and User Acceptance Testing. Excellent communication skills are needed to clearly explain validation requirements to technical and non-technical team members. Familiar with project management tools and methodology is a plus. EOE