Covance Research Assistant II (Part-Time) in Greenfield, Indiana

Job Overview

Are you looking for a job that will use your laboratory experience on a part-time basis? Would you be interested in working 20 hours/week at our busy discovery lab in Greenfield, IN, earning $19.00/hour? Your hours are flexible, if you are a morning person - that would be phenomenal.

As a Research Assistant II, you will ensure that studies are conducted according to protocol, adhering to SOPs and government regulations while maintaining client confidentiality. You will also be able to interpret and understand a complex protocol including numerous work streams and have an excellent understanding of good laboratory practice (GLP) principles.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform data review of study materials.

  • Perform standard data analysis, standard report review and generation, metric data entry and archiving.

  • Perform a quality control (QC) assessment of study data.

  • Provide SME oversight for behavioral endpoints on DART studies.

  • Able to identify process gaps and demonstrate Process Excellence tools to resolve.

  • Becomes involved in study/protocol administrative duties, e.g., may complete CMS scheduling and standard protocol editing.

  • Assist in preparation of study costing, staff plans, and scheduling activities.

  • Involved in client/customer management, e.g., may have specific client/customer communication regarding study related activities.

  • Participate in client visits, debriefings, and study initiations.

  • Participate in scientific presentations and posters. (at AALAS, MARTA, Staff Meetings)

  • Develop new procedures and associated SOPs.

  • Perform edit and scheduling functions using data collection systems.

  • Independently carry out technical phases of complex studies, including study management, data organization, QA audit response, internal and external client communication skills, and quality check procedures.

  • Independently perform complex and/or multiple technical procedures (associated with and beyond assigned area), e.g, various bleeding techniques, dosing techniques, blood processing, infusion pump operation, clinical signs and developmental.

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 degree in Life Sciences .An Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology or in Veterinary Technology is acceptable. (An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education)

  • Ability to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals.

  • AALAS certification at the Laboratory Animal Technologist level is preferred, but not required.


  • Minimum of 4 years’ applicable laboratory experience.

  • Advanced computer knowledge.

  • Basic math skills.

  • Ability to accurately read and record information.

Job Number 2018-18681

Job Category Scientific Bachelor's Degree

Position Type Part-Time

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