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Laboratory Scientist - Clinical Pathology Services (CPS)

Covance 4/17/2019 1:45:55 PM
JOB ID: 30424 Category: Scientific Mid Level
Harrogate, United Kingdom



Job Overview

Laboratory Scientist II - Clinical Pathology Services (CPS)

COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.

We are recruiting for our Clinical Pathology team in Harrogate and are currently seeking to hire a Laboratory Scientist to help support to Clinical, Safety Assessment (SA), and standalone studies over a wide range of platforms, supporting enhanced solutions based approach to Clients requests.

This is a full time position, based in our site in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

About the Job

Within this position, your duties will include:

* Technical duties within CPS using a variety of Haematology and Chemistry analysers to obtain results for Toxicological and Clinical samples.
* Participating in all procedures in the operational areas of CPS. These include assays, metrology and general Laboratory support duties.
* Provides support and assists the Senior Scientists with the running of major specialist functions and projects within the department which include data checking, validation work, quality control assessments and other new projects.
* Assist the Senior Scientists in key aspects of internal training and development activities for other CPS Scientists.
* Participate in a lab shift system and the on call rota to cover out of hours work and urgent sample analysis.

About You

To be successful in this position, you will need a Biomedical Science Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline

Additionally, you will need to demonstrate

* Good organizational and time management skills required.
* Good communication skills required.
* Good user knowledge of software applications required.
* To have good verbal, numerical and visual skills and excellent manual dexterity.
* To help foster a high professional standard and encourage good staff relationships.
* To be conscientious, disciplined, flexible and adaptable, having a sense of responsibility and to ensure that work is performed accurately and precisely and in a timely manner

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.

EEO Statement

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

More information on working for Covance in Harrogate

Education / Qualifications

Minimum level of education required is a Biomedical Science Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.


The post-holder should be a competent scientist, able to employ the full range of techniques and instrumentation applicable to Clinical Pathology Services.

Relevant operational Experience ; excellent scientific knowledge of analytical techniques, good interpersonal and organisational skills are required.

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).