Study Technician Necropsy

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Job Overview

Covance is seeking a Necropsy Study Technician for its Greenfield, IN site.

Perform advanced necropsy laboratory procedures including but not limited to: dissection, tissue collection/preservation, fresh tissue trimming, sample collection, data entry, tissue weights, coordinate unscheduled activities, prosection, perfusions, assay specific requirements, CSF collection, and electronic QC, in compliance with appropriate SOP, Protocol, and Regulatory Agency guidelines. Will perform administrative roles within department. Knowledgeable of inter-site processes and procedures and can identify gaps for process excellence. Serve as a resource for others in an area of specific focus. Must know correct anatomic terms.


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.


Working Conditions:

Must be able to work in animal room environments.

Must be able to stand, sit or walk for extended periods of time.

Appropriate PPE required.


Special Factors:

Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs.

Must be able to push or pull 50 lbs.

Must be able to wear respirators.

May work with potentially hazardous substances or radioactive chemicals.

Overtime and weekend work as required.

Mandatory immunizations and screening as required.


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