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BioAnalytical Research Assistant

Covance 6/7/2018 3:31:55 PM
JOB ID: 20887 Category: Scientific Bachelor s Degree
Salt Lake City, Utah



Job Overview

Covance BioAnalytical Research Assistant , LC-MS/MS

Play a pivotal role in the drug development process and grow your career

Are you interested in making a real scientific impact through your everyday work? Would you enjoy working in a team-focused environment as you explore unique career opportunities?

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 the drug development spectrum, consider working at Covance as a Bioanalytical Research Assistant. In this role, you will organize, conduct, and evaluate analytical results and testing to support BioA external methods and projects while maintaining lab equipment and participating in process improvement initiatives as you:

* Assist in the set up and performance of method development and validation of various analytes in a variety of matrices
* Set up, operate, and perform routine and non-routine maintenance of general lab equipment
* Maintain study documentation and lab records and perform quality control review of data
* Participate in corrective action plans and process improvement initiatives and identify modifications in test methods and procedures as needed
* May serve as lead chemist on projects

This position is office based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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.

Why Research Assistants choose to work at Covance

* Make a direct impact in the lives of patients
* Access to a variety of studies and top notch laboratory instrumentation
* Partner with and learn from supportive colleagues and industry leaders
* Open up new opportunities for career growth related to scientific and regulatory leadership


* A Bachelor's degree in chemistry or a related field (Experience may be substituted for education)


* A minimum of 3 years of related lab Experience or a higher level of education may be substituted for Experience
* Experience with and the ability to effectively use LC-MS/MS instrumentation
* Knowledge of a variety of study types, analysis procedures, and methodology with the ability to perform complex analysis using unfamiliar or new methods
* The ability to maintain and operate laboratory equipment, including problem identification and resolution
* Proven ability to plan, prioritize, and manage a workload for large and complex projects
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with excellent attention to detail

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Salt Lake City, UT - Utah


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).