• Medical Scientific Associate

    Job Location(s) US-WI-Madison
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    Get ready to redefine what’s possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples’ lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.


    Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow’s drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients—and your career.


    Covance has a job opening for a Medical Scientific Associate at its clinical pharmacology facility in Madison, WI facility.

    This position will ensure that each awarded project listed on the CPS Med/Scientific Project Tracker as a corresponding folder.

    Additional responsibilities associated with this role:

    • Ensures current copies of key study documents for all assigned protocols are maintained in the Medical Monitoring files
    • Set up and maintain project-specific email addresses, as needed
    • Obtains Medical Monitor signature on required documents/forms
    • Support team in maintaining required study documents
    • Ensure that wet signature pages are obtained and filed for any applicable hard copy study documents (e.g., MRPs, subject eligibility packages, etc.)
    • Support Clinical Scientist in uploading required study documents to the eTMF
    • Enter applicable information into subject trackers (e.g., renal-impairment and hepatic-impairment trackers) and help maintain subject dosing calendar
    • Support team in maintaining cross-coverage schedule and training files
    • Help ensure each team member’s training file is up to date and audit ready
    • Notify the team of any updated SOPs that need to be read and ensure the training files are updated accordingly
    • Help to set up and maintain appropriate study-specific and general training items in LearningPath
    • Perform other related duties as assigned

    Covance believes that their best-in-class employees deserve first-class benefits. Covance offers an outstanding benefits package including medical & dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, short and long-term disability, and life insurance.

    At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career.


    • BS degree or equivalent experience
    • Advanced computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Access and Power Point)


    • Comprehensive knowledge of GCP/ICH
    • Knowledge of the clinical trial process
    • 2-3 years of research experience and a BS degree (clinical experience preferred, but not required)


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