Covance

BioAnalytical Methods Development Research Associate , LC/MS

Job Location(s) US-UT-Salt Lake City
Job Number
2017-16283
Job Category
Scientific Advanced Degree
Position Type
Full-Time

Job Overview

BioAnalytical Methods Development Research Associate

Play a pivotal role in the drug development process and grow your career

Are you interested in making a real scientific impact through your everyday work? Would you enjoy working in a team-focused environment as you explore unique career opportunities?

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 the drug development spectrum, consider working at Covance as a Methods Development Research Associate. In this role, you will plan and direct method development projects and studies in compliance with appropriate SOPs and regulatory guidelines as you:

 

  • Serve as lead chemist on projects, overseeing a small group of technical staff, with minimal supervision
  • Perform a variety of testing using analytical instrumentation with routine and non-routine methods
  • Suggest and perform modifications to test methods or procedures where precedence exists
  • Perform and set-up method development and validation of various analytes in a variety of matrices with little or no supervision
  • Independently set-up, maintain, operate and perform routine and non-routine maintenance on general equipment, including problem identification and resolution
  • Provide input and participate in project meetings and plans and monitor and guide project work
  • Recommend corrective action for any problems or deviations that may affect the integrity of the data and inform the Study Director, Principal Investigator and management
  • Train personnel in the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment
  • Write, revise, and review SOPs and methods for compliance with regulatory guidelines

 

This role is based out of our Salt Lake City, Utah facility. Relocation assistance is available.

 

 

Thrive personally and professionally at Covance

 

Working at Covance, you’ll continue to grow in our learning-based culture so you’ll know how to expertly respond and adapt as the industry continues to evolve. Here, you’ll put your education to work as you play a meaningful role in advancing healthcare.

 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. This includes 21 days of personal time off, 7 paid holidays, medical and dental insurance as well as tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, along with short and long-term disability and life insurance.

 

 

Why Research Associates choose to work at Covance

 

  • Make a direct impact in the lives of patients
  • Access to a variety of studies and top notch laboratory instrumentation
  • Partner with and learn from supportive colleagues and industry leaders
  • Open up new opportunities for career growth related to scientific and regulatory leadership

 

What we’re looking for

 

Research Associates are the most successful at Covance with:

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in science or a related field with a preference for an advanced degree
  • A minimum of 5 years of related method development experience or a higher level of education may be substituted for experience
  • Expertise with LC-MS/MS or GC-MS/MS instrumentation
  • Strong working knowledge of current regulatory guidelines (GLP, GCP)
  • Proficient at advanced instrument operation and troubleshooting
  • Proven ability to plan, prioritize, and manage a workload for large and complex projects
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with excellent attention to detail

 

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.

Education/Qualifications

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in science or a related field with a preference for an advanced degree

Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of related method development experience or a higher level of education may be substituted for experience
  • Expertise with LC-MS/MS or GC-MS/MS instrumentation
  • Strong working knowledge of current regulatory guidelines (GLP, GCP)
  • Proficient at advanced instrument operation and troubleshooting
  • Proven ability to plan, prioritize, and manage a workload for large and complex projects
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with excellent attention to detail

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