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Covance 7/9/2018 5:29:11 PM
JOB ID: 21746 Category: Scientific Advanced Degree
Chantilly, Virginia

   

 

Job Overview

Covance Staff Scientist

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 Staff Scientist. In this role, you will undertake original research that includes developing and confirming highly sensitive, reliable assay methodologies for the rapid and accurate analysis of pharmaceuticals in biological fluids and tissues. Duties include:

* Performing complex analytical methods on biological matrices, often involving problem solving situations.
* Applies and interprets scientific theories, concepts, techniques, and regulatory requirements in bioanalytical and mass spectrometry studies and accepts leadership role in developing scientific approaches.
* Acts as research scientist, in a team work setting, for technical direction on complex bioanalytical and mass spectrometry projects.
* Responds to unscheduled deadlines, client needs crises, etc. without neglecting other duties.
* Produces reports for reliable, sensitive, and validated methods of analyses.
* Author's scientific papers which are published in peer reviewed journals.
* Participates in client visits.
* Contributes to long-range planning and technical policies of the department.
* Performs other related duties as assigned.

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 and ensuring the well-being of our animal models.

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.

What we're looking for:

Staff Scientist are the most successful at Covance with:

* MS or PhD in chemistry, or equivalent degree, with 0 to 2 years of related Experience .
* Experience and knowledge of ligand-base (ELISA, MSD, etc.) and cell-based immuno-assays, and appropriate analytical instrumentation.
* Knowledge of laboratory automation software, system software, and Microsoft applications

Why People choose to work at Covance

"At Covance, it's our people that make us great – it's what our clients, our partners and, most importantly, what our employees say. Here, you'll have the opportunity to lead and nurture exceptional people with diverse viewpoints. You'll discover your own extraordinary potential as you drive strategy and build an even stronger organization with industry leaders from early development to the clinic and beyond. Through your everyday work and an energized purpose, you'll advance science and impact the lives of countless individuals. Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow's drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients, our team—and you."

Get to know Covance

Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, is the world's most comprehensive drug development services company. Because of our broad Experience , from early research to commercialization, our more than 20,000 employees from across the globe are in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing. Our team's impact on healthcare is remarkable. Through their everyday work they've supported 100% of the top 50 drugs on the market and all the oncology drugs approved in 2016. Even though we span multiple businesses, we operate as one, sharing our knowledge to improve our efficiency and deliver on the promise of a healthier world.

The Covance team is driven by an energized purpose to improve health and improve lives across the globe. Here, you'll work alongside exceptional people who each play an important role in bringing new scientific discoveries and therapeutic area advancements to life. And, because we span the drug development spectrum, you'll directly impact a wide-range of initiatives as you explore unique career paths and discover your extraordinary potential.

Get ready to make a difference as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and improve lives of countless individuals.

Education/Qualifications

* PhD in chemistry, or equivalent degree, with 0 to 2 years of related Experience . Relevant Experience may be substituted for education.
* MS in chemistry, or equivalent degree, with 2 to 5 years of related Experience . Relevant Experience may be substituted for education

Experience

* Experience and knowledge of analytical instrumentation (eg – cell-based and ligand immune-assays, ELISA, MSD, etc).
* Proven track record of analytical method development.
* Skilled in conducting research, compiling data, data interpretation, and writing reports according to regulatory requirements.
* Skilled in performing scientific presentations and preparing scientific publications.
* Knowledge of laboratory automation software, system software, and Microsoft applications.
* Effective oral and written communication skills.


Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Chantilly, VA - Virginia



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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 www.gettinghired.com 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).