• Research Assistant - Study Technician Pathology

    Job Location(s) US-WI-Madison
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  • Job Overview

    Are you ready to use your microscope experience to advance medicine?

    As a Study Technician (Research Assistant) - Pathology, you will perform basic necropsy or histology tasks on a variety of laboratory models. While ensuring compliance with the appropriate SOPs, GLPs, and regulatory guidelines, you will:

    • Trim wet tissues and embed into paraffin
    • Monitor animal health and welfare in compliance with the Animal Health and Welfare Act
    • Maintain facilities for AAALAC compliance

    This position is in Madison, WI. 


    Hourly Rate: $17.50 to $18.00


    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 drug development consider working at Covance as a Study Technician.


    Thrive personally and professionally at Covance

    At Covance, you will use your education as a base and then continue to grow in our learning-based culture. You will know how to expertly respond and adapt as the healthcare industry continues to evolve.

    Our excellent benefits package includes: 21 days of personal time off, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match and of course medical and dental insurance.


    Why Study Technicians choose to work at Covance

    • Make a direct impact in the lives of patients and animals
    • Partner with and learn from supportive colleagues and industry leaders
    • Expand your knowledge with the ability to specialize in specific areas of early drug development.

    What we’re looking for

    Study Technicians are the most successful at Covance with:

    • Bachelor degree in life sciences (with laboratory experience – academic is great)
    • Associate degree in laboratory animal technology, veterinary technology or histology with at least two years of related experience
    • A motivated, hardworking and positive work ethic, and a passion for research
    • Willingness to work rotating weekends, holidays and overtime with supplementary compensation

    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.

    Get ready to make a difference as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and improve lives of countless individuals.







    • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences
    • Associate Degree in Histology, Laboratory Animals Technology or Veterinary Technology  AND (at least 6 months relevant experience)


    • Bachelor Degree - No experience needed (academic laboratory experience is great)
    • Associate Degree - At least six months relevant experience


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