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Research Assistant – Metabolism (QWBA)

Covance 6/12/2019 6:06:21 AM
JOB ID: 32550 Category: Scientific Entry Level
Madison, Wisconsin



Job Overview

Interested in Drug Development? Drug Metabolism? Microtomy? Tissue Distribution Studies? Imaging? Come join the leading global Contract Research Organization (CRO) for Drug Metabolism!

We have a great opportunity for a Research Assistant (Quantitative Whole-Body Autoradiography - QWBA) in our Drug Metabolism group in Madison, WI. Covance's work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on millions of lives worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work. Help improve patients' lives while growing your career.

In this role, you will have responsibility to conduct all QWBA work in compliance with appropriate company standards, GLP, GCP, GMP (where appropriate) and regulatory guidelines specified in the study plans, protocols, or work agreements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Develop competent basic laboratory skills to support duties in primary area of work.
* Sets up and performs appropriate analyses in primary area of responsibility based on the study protocol and in conjunction with the study team.
* Participate in study protocol reviews.
* Participates in study meetings (i.e. pre-initiation meeting).
* Maintains study documentation in compliance with regulatory guidelines.
* Reviews own work for overall accuracy, timeliness, completeness, and soundness of technical judgment.
* Deliver results within agreed timeframe
* Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment and perform routine maintenance.


* Bachelor of Science/Arts (BS/BA) Life Sciences degree or related field.
* Experience may be substituted for education (relevant 4 years' related Experience ).


* Ability to utilize word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and specialized software on personal computers.
* Skilled in the use of all standard laboratory equipment.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Madison, WI - Wisconsin


Covance Recruiting Process

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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 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).