Covance

Study Technician - Animal Operations

US-IN-Greenfield
Job Number
2017-15353
Job Category
Scientific Bachelor's Degree
Position Type
Full-Time

Job Overview

The Study Technician for our In-Life department monitors the research animals’ health and welfare. You will use your experience in animal observation and your experience working with sample collections. This position is located in Greenfield, IN.

 

Job Tasks Include:

  • Collection, documentation, and management of pertinent data from animal observations, test material administration and clinical sample collection
  • Monitoring of animal health and welfare in compliance with the Animal Welfare Act
  • Maintaining the facilities in accordance with the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC)
  • Working in partnership with animal operations team to ensure study quality

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

 

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.

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

 

 

 

Key Words: animal in-life veterinary

Education/Qualifications

Recommended: Bachelor degree in Life Sciences, Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology or Associate degree in Veterinary Technology. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education. Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level is preferred, but not required.

Experience

Minimum Required: Basic computer knowledge. Basic math skills. Ability to accurately read and record information.

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