Lab Assistant

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Covance is seeking a Laboratory Assistant for its Metabolism Department in Madison, WI.


Duties and Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Develop competent basic laboratory skills to support duties in primary area of work.

  • Label tubes as directed by protocol

  • Reviews own work for overall accuracy, timeliness, completeness, and soundness of technical judgment.
  • Maintain equipment including centrifuges, blood collection carts, freezers, and pipettes
  • Organize and review raw data
  • Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment and perform routine maintenance.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • Contributes ideas and thoughts to enhance service and improve processes
  • Provides constructive feedback to supervisor or team on study progress
  • Follow instructions, SOPs and protocols that apply to current role to complete assigned tasks and projects
  • Demonstrates ability and desire to learn and develop self
  • Responds positively to requests for information and help from others
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude regarding challenging objectives
  • Informs Study Director and/or Study Coordinator of any unforeseen circumstances that may affect the integrity of the study.
  • Works under supervision and guidance of more experienced colleagues.



  • High school diploma or equivalent



  • None


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