Covance Research Asst III Biotech in Greenfield, Indiana

Job Overview

  • Independently performs routine technical assays after training is completed. Incumbent has experience with specific relevant technologies in area of technical responsibility

  • Independently analyze samples and/or validate methodologies for various compounds and components in compliance with appropriate SOPs and regulatory agency guidelines.

  • Document work and maintain study documentation and laboratory records.

  • Recognizes deviations from expected results and takes appropriate action.

  • Identifies and takes appropriate action with problems or potential problems in technical area of responsibility.

  • Set-up, maintain, operate and perform routine and non-routine maintenance on general equipment, including problem identification and resolution.

  • Support the implementation of startup priorities, systems and SOPs for the biotechnology group.

  • Provide input and participate in project meetings.

  • Plan, monitor and guide project work

  • Serve as primary analyst on projects


  • BS/BA degree in science or related field with experience; no degree and experience may be substituted for education; MS degree with o experience.

  • This is a hands on position in the laboratory

  • Strong ability to learn is required

  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Organizational skills

  • Must be able to work in a laboratory setting.


  • Requires 3+years of scientific experience relevant to the technical area of responsibility or an MS degree.

  • Experience with equipment and analysis related to technical area of responsibility is required

  • Specfic experience with qPCR (QIAGEN), handling tissue samples and nucleic acid are desired.

  • Experience in a high throughput regulated environment strongly preferred

  • GMP compliance experience helpful

  • Focus on Customer; Innovate and Change; Works with Others

Job Number 2018-24539

Job Category Scientific Mid-Level

Position Type Full-Time

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