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Research Assistant - Animal Operations - Sign on bonus

Company Name:
Covance
# Job Posting
Research Assistant - Animal Operations- Sign on bonus!
Madison, WI
Covance is seeking Research Assistants to join the team in Madison, WI and is offering a sign on bonus for those with experience . Relocation and interview travel assistance are available!
At Covance, you can make a difference by helping to deliver life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to people around the world. Our commitment to this mission has resulted in Covance's impressive history of company stability and growth. We've achieved these results by fostering a work environment that encourages, develops and leverages our team's capabilities.
Imagine being involved in cutting edge projects that change the course of our industry on a daily basis. At Covance, one of the world's largest and most comprehensive drug development service companies, you will have an opportunity to build an exciting career while you make a direct impact on the lives of millions.
Toxicology In-Life - Collects, documents, and manages pertinent data including animal observations, test material administration, and clinical sample collection in compliance with appropriate SOPs, GLPs, and regulatory agency guidelines.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The scope of this position is within one site across multiple studies daily.
Assess and document clinical observations, body weight data, food consumption data, environmental data, and other data on the appropriate data collection system (or by hand when necessary).
Understand and interpret a complex protocol.
Responsible for independently carrying out technical phases of most toxicology studies, including study management, data organization, QA audit response, internal and external client communication skills, and quality check procedures.
Ensure that a study is conducted according to protocol, SOPs, IACCUC and government regulations.
Performs advanced dosing and clinical sampling techniques.
Performs basic ECG, blood pressure and body temperature measurement procedures as appropriate.
Maintains animal rooms and equipment in compliance with GLP and AAALAC requirements.
Able to adapt techniques to new procedures or particular needs as directed.
Effectively schedules multiple assignments.
Maintains well documented laboratory records according to GLPs.
Reviews own and others data and identifies potential problems.
May train, assist and instruct less experienced staff.
Special Factors:
Overtime and weekend work as required.
Mandatory immunizations and screening as required.
May work with potentially hazardous substances not limited to known /potential teratogens or carcinogens and/or radiolabeled test materials.
Work will require PPE (personal protective equipment).
Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals.
Must be able to work in small or confined spaces.
At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. Covance's ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities.
Experience necessary for sign on bonus to be determined by the manager.
There is no better time to join us!
# Education/Qualifications
Bachelor degree in Life Sciences, Associates degree in Laboratory Animal Technology, or Associate degree in Veterinary Technology
AALAS certification at Laboratory Animal Technician level desirable.
# Experience
Experience may be substituted for education requirements.
Ability to accurately read, record, and communicate information.
2 - 4 years of study related experience
# EEO Employer
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.
Business Title: Research Assistant - Animal Operations - Sign on bonus
Requisition ID: 46289BR
Job Category: Technician - Animal Care
Locations: USA - Battle Creek, MI USA - Chantilly, VA USA - Charlotte, NC USA - Chicago, IL USA - Conshohocken, PA USA - Cumberland, VA USA - Denver, PA USA - Detroit, MI USA - Evansville, IN USA - Greenfield, IN USA - Indianapolis, IN USA - Kalamazoo, MI USA - Las Vegas, NV USA - Madison, WI USA - Minneapolis, MN USA - Newark, NJ USA - Raleigh-Durham, NC USA - Reno, NV USA - Midwest
Shift: 1
Req Number: 46289BR

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