• Research Associate II - Immunology

    Job Location(s) US-WI-Madison
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    Immunology & Immunotoxicity
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    Research Associate II - Immunology

    Are you passionate about biologics? Do you want a meaningful career pivotal to the evolution of drug development?


    This is an exciting time to join our new and growing Global Immunology & Immunotoxicology department as a Research Associate II. There is a large investment into seeing this department grow and succeed at a global level and we need your help!


    Make use of your leadership and expert level flow cytometry and/or ELISA skills by joining our team of scientists dedicated to making a lasting contribution in early stage drug development and biologics.

    This position is located in Madison, WI. Relocation Package Available.


    Press Release: Covance Forms Immunology & Immunotoxicology Unit Focused on Biologic Drug Development


    Meet the team -



    In this role you will...

    • Develop technical procedures in various areas in compliance with appropriate SOPs, GLPs, and regulatory agency guidelines.
    • Represent supervisors pertaining to technical matters involved with Validation.
    • Understand and interpret complex protocols and validation plans.
    • Assist in evaluation of data for incorporation into written reports.
    • Participate in corrective action of any problems and/or deviations that may affect integrity of data.
    • Set up and perform method development, validation and transfer of various Immunotoxicology assays under the guidance of Technical Leader or supervisor.
    • Perform complex immunotoxicology assays using unfamiliar or new methods, organizing and analysing the results.
    • Provide input and participate in project meetings, plans, monitors and guides project work.
    • Participate in client visits as needed, assists in communicating technical information.
    • Effectively plans and utilizes personnel and resources for timely completion of assigned projects.
    • Be aware of appropriate regulation guidelines for PD, PK TK etc
    • Participate in the introduction of new techniques, methodologies and relevant procedures in collaboration with other Senior Managers.


    Why choose to work at Covance

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


    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.


    Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Life Science. Experience may substitute for education


    • 6-10 years related or relevant laboratory experience required
    • Skilled in conducting research, data interpretation, and writing reports.
    • Experience and knowledge of relevant instrumentation.
    • Some experience in performing scientific presentation and preparing scientific publications.
    • Prior experience in I&I procedures, method development, and validation preferred.
    • Knowledge of GLPs and regulatory agencies is required.
    • Ability to interact effectively with all staff and management levels.
    • Problem solving and decision making skills.
    • Strong English writing and communication skills


    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. 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.





    Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.


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