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Staff Scientist Metabolite ID & Profiling

Covance 5/31/2018 3:56:36 PM
JOB ID: 19336 Category: Scientific Advanced Degree
Madison, Wisconsin



Job Overview

We are looking to add a Staff Scientist – Metabolite ID and Profiling to our
Drug Metabolism team. In this role, you will perform day-to-day technical
management metabolite identification studies. Other job duties would include the following:
- Responsible for the design, conduct and reporting of studies to meet scientific,
regulatory and client requirements.
- Review technical validity of projects and results and peer review reports
- Maintain positive control over timing and scheduling issues related to the study process.
- Identification of drug metabolites using liquid chromatography- high resolution mass
spectrometry, NMR, and other analytical methodologies.
- Evaluates data for report preparation and experiment modification, as applicable, and
writes comprehensive reports.
- Implements new techniques and instrumentation to improve technical operations.
- Accepts leadership role in troubleshooting and solving challenging bioanalytical and biotransformation problems.
- Prepares scientific reports that document the analytical results and interpretation for the identification of drug metabolites.
- Presents scientific results to both internal and external customers.

With two state-of-the-art metabolism laboratories in Madison, Wisconsin, and Harrogate, UK, Covance has helped hundreds of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies select compounds to progress into development. Covance provides a comprehensive range of ADME services to support drug discovery and development programs. At Covance, you can make a difference by helping to deliver life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to people around the world. Our commitment to this mission has resulted in Covance's impressive history of company stability and growth. We've achieved these results by fostering a work environment that encourages, develops and leverages our team's capabilities.


Bachelors of Science (BS) degree in science required.

PhD degree desired.

Experience may be substituted for education.

Knowledge of GLP and regulatory guidelines.

Proficiency in project management skills.

Ability to conduct literature review.

Skilled in data interpretation and report writing for studies.

Familiar with the use of standard laboratory equipment and analytical instrumentation, including GC/MS, HPLC and LC/MS.

Skilled in customer service communication.


Bachelors of Science degree: A minimum of 10 years related Experience in a laboratory environment, 5 years within the designated field of position.

PhD degree: A minimum of 2 years of related Experience in a laboratory environment.

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).