Covance

  • Study Technician (Research Assistant) Pathology

    Job Location(s) US-WI-Madison
    Job Number
    2018-26024
    Job Category
    Scientific Mid-Level
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    We have a great opportunity for a Study Technician (Research Assistant) in our Pathology Department at our Madison, WI lab. Covance’s work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on millions of lives worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work and help improve patients' lives while growing your career.

     

    In this role, you will perform basic necropsy or histology tasks on a variety of laboratory animals in compliance with the appropriate SOPs, GLPs, and regulatory guidelines. You will also monitor animal health and welfare in compliance with the Animal Health and Welfare Act and help maintain facilities for AAALAC compliance.

     

    Hourly Rate: $18.00

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Trim wet tissues
    • Embed tissues into paraffin
    • Performs basic duties of necropsy and/ or basic duties of histology
    • Report all animal care concerns and become involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Education/Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences, or Associate Degree in Histology, Laboratory Animals Technology or Veterinary Technology; experience may substitute for education
    • Verbal and written communication skills
    • Demonstrates teamwork and leadership skills
    • Data documentation and QC (Quality Control) skills
    • Problem solving skills

    Experience

    • At least six months at the level equivalent to that of a Pathology Study Technician Trainee

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