Covance

  • Research Associate I BioA

    Job Location(s) US-VA-Chantilly
    Job Number
    2018-24140
    Job Category
    Scientific Mid-Level
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    Covance Research Assistant I - BioA

     

    Covance wants you! Covance is the world’s largest CRO, offering a variety of career opportunities and growth potential in the world of drug discovery. Jumpstart your career and make a positive impact in biopharmaceuticals by joining our large-molecule, BioAnalysis laboratory in Chantilly, VA.

     

    We are seeking a Research Assistant with at least 3 years of immunossay experience with ELISA, ligand binding assay and/or cell culture. Some Method development experience preferred.


    As a Research Assistant I, you will...

    • Documents work and maintains study documentation and laboratory records.
    • Independently sets up, maintains, operates and performs routine and non-routine maintenance on general equipment, including problem identification and resolution.
    • Informs Study Director, Principal Investigator and/or management of any problems and/or deviations that may affect the integrity of the data and recommends corrective action.
    • Promotes a cohesive team environment.
    • Suggests and performs modifications to test methods or procedures where precedence exists.
    • Provides input and participates in project meetings, plans, monitors and guides project work.
    • Serves as lead chemist on projects, overseeing a small group of technical staff, with minimal supervision.
    • May interact in external client communications.
    • Sets up and performs method development and validation of various analytes in a variety of matrices with limited supervision.
    • Organizes, conducts and evaluates analytical results and testing.
    • Performs QC review of data.
    • Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Why 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 

    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.

    Education/Qualifications

    • BS/BA degree in science plus at least 4-5 years of previous laboratory experience. Relevant experience may be substituted for education.
    • Experience with use and trouble shooting of analytical equipment is desired.
    • Basic knowledge of computers and software programs.
    • Familiar with the use of standard laboratory equipment.
    • Effective communication (verbal and written), presentation and interpersonal skills.

     

    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.

    Experience

    • BS/BA degree in science plus at least 4-5 years of previous laboratory experience. Relevant experience may be substituted for education.
    • Experience with use and trouble shooting of analytical equipment is desired.
    • Basic knowledge of computers and software programs.
    • Familiar with the use of standard laboratory equipment.
    • Effective communication (verbal and written), presentation and interpersonal skills.

     

    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.

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