Covance Histotechnologist – Indianapolis, IN ($5K sign on bonus for joining the Covance team) in Detroit, Michigan

Job Overview

Covance is hiring Histotechnologists to join our team in Indianapolis, IN at our Central Laboratories. If you join the Covance team, there is a $5,000.00 sign-on bonus.

In addition, there is relocation assistance when you move to Indianapolis, IN. This is a 1st shift opportunity. (We ask that you do work a Saturday rotation.)

If you have at least one year experience tissue block sectioning and HT or HTL certification (ASCP Certification is preferred), find out why Covance is a phenomenal way to work with top talent in your field and advance your career with a global leader!

The Histotechnologist will receive, inspect and validated incoming samples.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Scan samples into databases

  • Label and route specimens to the correct department or second laboratory

  • Sample pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic processing

  • Tissue slide staining both automated platforms and manual for routine and special stains, and bone decalcification

  • Maintain accurate paper work and audit trail for samples

  • Flexibility on duties and hours. Saturday rotation required

Build your skills at Covance

Benefit from our experience generating more clinical trial data than any other central laboratory in the world. You’ll gain exposure to our cutting-edge automated testing systems and advanced technologies while conducting tests that help advance life-changing medicines.

Beyond our $5,000 sign on bonus and relocation assistance, we also offer competitive benefits that look after you. Your benefit package includes 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.

Why Medical Histologists choose to work at Covance

  • Career advancement in a collaborative setting

  • Advanced education and training opportunities

  • Exposure to a fast-paced global testing environment

Get to know Covance

Get ready to redefine what’s possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples’ lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose , you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow’s drug development challenges, building new possibilities for our clients—and your career.


*ASCP HT certification preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university with a combination of 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry AND successful completion of an accredited Histotechnician or Histotechnology program within the last 5 years


  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university with a combination of 30 semester hours(45 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry AND one year full time acceptable experience in histopathology laboratory within the last ten years, under the supervision of a pathologist or an appropriately board certified medical scientist.


  • The ideal candidate should have at least 8 months experience in FFPE and tissue block sectioning, wet tissue processing, minor tissue grossing, good working knowledge of tissue orientation for embedding of a variety of tissue types.

Job Number 2018-21437

Job Category Medical Technologist

Position Type Full-Time

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