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Laboratory Scientist I - Immunology and Immunotoxicology department

Covance 5/9/2018 12:49:46 PM
JOB ID: 19949 Category: Scientific Entry Level
Harrogate, United Kingdom



Job Overview

COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. We are recruiting for our Early Development Unit in Harrogate and are currently seeking to hire a Laboratory Scientist I to help support the Immunotoxicology team. This is a full time and permanent contract. The position is full-time and permanent; ideal for graduates.


Scientific /Technical

* To be competent in routine operational procedures for a comprehensive range of I&I studies and participate in cross-training.
* To ensure studies are performed in accordance with regulatory, productivity and timescale requirements. To ensure the Senior Operations Manager and Senior Scientists remain updated on performance of such studies.
* Document quality control results, be able to recognize and communicate any trends with the Senior Scientists.
* To be able to provide, analyses and discuss scientific data collected during specialized testing.
* To participate in the introduction of new techniques, validation of methodologies and relevant procedures in collaboration with the Technical Specialist and Senior Scientists.
* To act as a study coordinator for studies alongside others within I&I.


* To have a clear understanding of GLP/GCP/SOPs and APs/WDs and their implications for I&I, and to work in strict accordance with them at all times.
* To be responsible for SOP initiation/revision/review as required.
* To be responsible for implementing and overseeing designated I&I metrology systems to ensure compliance under current regulatory requirements.


* To work with other group members, as required to consider appropriate financial implications of ongoing activities.
* To be able to recommend, and implement cost saving initiatives for processes under jobholder's local control


* To personally comply with company and departmental safety regulations at all times.
* To maintain housekeeping, ensuring all areas under jobholders control are kept clean and tidy.
* To ensure open and honest communication at all times and actively encourage new ideas and positive thinking among all personnel. To promote good relationships with all other departments maintaining close liaison on matters of mutual interest.
* To comply with company and departmental requirements pertaining to security and confidentiality considerations.
* To carry out any duties not specified but might reasonably be expected of a Laboratory Scientist I in this position

Education / Qualifications

Biomedical Science Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline


No previous experiance is required for this role as all trainings will be provided

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Harrogate, UK - United Kingdom


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).