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Research Assistant - Study Technician Pathology

Covance 6/4/2018 3:47:58 PM
JOB ID: 19734 Category: Scientific Bachelor s Degree
Madison, Wisconsin



Job Overview

Are you ready to use your microscope Experience to advance medicine?

As a Study Technician (Research Assistant) - Pathology, you will perform basic necropsy or histology tasks on a variety of laboratory models. While ensuring compliance with the appropriate SOPs, GLPs, and regulatory guidelines, you will:

* Trim wet tissues and embed into paraffin
* Monitor animal health and welfare in compliance with the Animal Health and Welfare Act
* Maintain facilities for AAALAC compliance

This position is in Madison, WI.

Hourly Rate: $17.50 to $18.00

If you are looking for a company where you can gain exposure to a wide variety of science and explore a multitude of career paths across drug development consider working at Covance as a Study Technician.

Thrive personally and professionally at Covance

At Covance, you will use your education as a base and then continue to grow in our learning-based culture. You will know how to expertly respond and adapt as the healthcare industry continues to evolve.

Our excellent benefits package includes: 21 days of personal time off, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match and of course medical and dental insurance.

Why Study Technicians choose to work at Covance

* Make a direct impact in the lives of patients and animals
* Partner with and learn from supportive colleagues and industry leaders
* Expand your knowledge with the ability to specialize in specific areas of early drug development.

What we're looking for

Study Technicians are the most successful at Covance with:

* Bachelor degree in life sciences (with laboratory Experience – academic is great)
* Associate degree in laboratory animal technology, veterinary technology or histology with at least two years of related Experience
* A motivated, hardworking and positive work ethic, and a passion for research
* Willingness to work rotating weekends, holidays and overtime with supplementary compensation


* Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences
* Associate Degree in Histology, Laboratory Animals Technology or Veterinary Technology AND (at least 6 months relevant Experience )


* Bachelor Degree - No Experience needed (academic laboratory Experience is great)
* Associate Degree - At least six months relevant Experience

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).