Covance

  • Innovation Lead Immunotoxicology & Immunology

    Job Location(s) US-IN-Greenfield
    Job Number
    2018-18027
    Job Category
    Immunology & Immunotoxicity
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    We have an exciting opportunity for an Innovation Lead to join our Immunotoxicology & Immunology (I&I) team in Greenfield. Covance's work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on the lives of millions worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work.

      

    This role:

    • Partners with the Global Immunology Leader to ensure scientific excellence, quality, and on time delivery are hallmarks of the department. 
    • Develops a strategic plan for business expansion that identifies the areas that the department will concentrate its capital investments to achieve scientific innovation that meets business growth objectives. 
    • Supervises and leads the Global Innovation Team, including the Assay/Method Development, Assay/Method Validation and System Validation staff.
    • Consults and collaborates with staff at other Covance sites as a leader of the global I&I team. 
    • Is a subject matter expert for I&I and consults with clients on studies placed with the Safety Assessment, Metabolism and Lead Optimization (SAMLO) Department. 
    • Manages the portfolio of new Assay/Methods to be developed and validated for the I&I group, including prioritization, resource assignment and timing of new assays/method development and delivery.
    • Tactically assigns resources within the Innovation Team, implements programs, and drives process improvement to assure financial and budget expectations are met. 

     

    What we’re looking for in you:

    PhD or DMV preferred, or equivalent degree plus 3-5 years of experience or

    Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in related discipline plus 10 -12 years of experience.

     

    • Drug development experience is required. 
    • Experience in regulated GLP/GCP environment is required. 
    • Prior I&I or equivalent procedures, method development, and validation experience required.  Additional experience with Immunology lab instrumentation for Flow Cytometry, ELISA, Cell Culture, and ELISPOT is preferred.
    • Skilled in performing presentations.
    • Skilled time management, planning and budgeting. 
    • Experienced in leading and developing people.
    • Experience leading meetings is required.

     

    Why People choose to work at Covance

    "At Covance, it’s our people that make us great – it’s what our clients, our partners and, most importantly, what our employees say. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to work with extraordinary people with diverse viewpoints. You’ll discover your own outstanding potential as we build an even stronger organization with industry leaders from early development to the clinic and beyond.  We help our clients develop medicines that improve health and improve lives of their family and friends"

     

     

    Education/Qualifications

    PhD or DMV preferred, or equivalent degree plus 3-5 years of experience or Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in related discipline plus 10 -12 years of experience. Experience may be substituted for education.

    Experience

    Years of experience in the job discipline: 8+ years required
    Years of experience in other professional roles:
    Other required work-related experiences:
    • Drug development experience is required.
    • Experience in regulated GLP/GCP environment is required.
    • Prior I&I or equivalent procedures, method development, and validation experience required.
    • Additional experience with Immunology lab instrumentation for Flow Cytometry, ELISA, Cell Culture, and ELISPOT is preferred.
    • Skilled in performing presentations.
    • Skilled time management, planning and budgeting.
    • Experienced in leading and developing people.
    • Experience leading meetings is required.

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