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Research Associate II - Flow Cytometry

Covance 4/25/2018 1:50:46 PM
JOB ID: 19556 Category: Immunology Immunotoxicity
Madison, Wisconsin



Job Overview

Research Associate II - Flow Cytometry

This is an exciting time to join our new and growing Global Immunology & Imunotoxicology department as a Research Associate II. Position is located in Madison, WI. Relocation Package Available.

As a Research Associate II, your contributions will make a lasting impact in early stage drug development and biologics. Make use of your leadership and assay validation skills by joining our team of scientists! Expert level flow cytometry skills are a must.

Covance Forms Immunology & Immunotoxicology Unit Focused on Biologic Drug Development

Meet the team -

In this role you will...

* Develops technical procedures in various areas in compliance with appropriate SOPs, GLPs, and regulatory agency guidelines.
* Represents supervisors pertaining to technical matters involved with Validation.
* Understands and interprets complex protocols and validation plans.
* Assist in evaluation of data for incorporation into written reports.
* Participate in corrective action of any problems and/or deviations that may affect integrity of data.
* Set up and perform method development, validation and transfer of various Immunotoxicology assays under the guidance of Technical Leader or supervisor.
* Perform complex immunotoxicology asssays using unfamiliar or new methods, organizng and analysing the results.
* Provide input and participate in project meetings, plans, monitors and guides project work.
* Participate in client visits as needed, assists in communicating technical information.
* Effectively plans and utilizes personnel and resources for timely completion of assigned projects.
* Be aware of appropriate regulation guidelines for PD, PK TK etc
* Participate in the introduction of new techniques, methodologies and relevant procedures in collaboration with other Senior Managers.

Thrive personally and professionally at Covance

Working at Covance, you'll continue to grow in our learning-based culture so you'll know how to expertly respond and adapt as the industry continues to evolve. Here, you'll put your education to work as you play a meaningful role in advancing healthcare.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. This includes 21 days of personal time off, 7 paid holidays, medical and dental insurance as well as tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, along with short and long-term disability and life insurance.


Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Life Science. Experience may substitute for education


* 6-10 years related or relevant laboratory Experience required
* Skilled in conducting research, data interpretation, and writing reports.
* Experience and knowledge of relevant instrumentation.
* Some Experience in performing scientific presentation and preparing scientific publications.
* Prior Experience in I&I procedures, method development, and validation preferred.
* Knowledge of GLPs and regulatory agencies is required.
* Ability to interact effectively with all staff and management levels.
* Problem solving and decision making skills.

Strong English writing and communication skills

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Madison, WI - Wisconsin


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).