Covance Study Director Manager in Greenfield, Indiana

Job Overview

We have a great opportunity for a STUDY DIRECTOR – MANAGER to join the Study Direction teamat our Greenfield, IN site. 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.

In this role, the Study Direction Manager:

  • Initiates client contact for new business development.

  • Supervises and coordinates all activities for a group of Study Directors and serves as a working Study Director.

  • Performs general supervisory duties including a full range of recruitment and performance evaluation activities.

  • Schedules work, prepares training plans, and executes Affirmative Action goals within the department.

  • Coordinates efforts of the study team.

  • Develops Protocols and ensures that each Protocol, including any changes, is approved and in compliance with appropriate SOPs, GLPs, and regulatory agency guidelines.

  • Reviews cost estimates to ensure that all Protocol/Amendment-driven work scope specifications are included in price estimations.

  • Monitors the financial status of ongoing studies.

  • Monitors the progress and status of assigned studies and ensures that all experimental data, including observations of unanticipated responses to the test system, are accurately recorded and verified.

  • Directs report preparations, ensures study compliance with the Protocol and regulatory requirements, and submits reports to the clients.

  • Peer reviews Protocols and reports for other Study Directors.

  • Leads and sponsors major client visits.

  • Develops new technologies in Toxicology or enhances existing ones and assists in marketing new capabilities.

  • Conducts scientific meetings and provides leadership in scientific organizations which includes publishing research findings and attaining peer recognition through contribution to the field of Toxicology.

What we’re looking for in you:

  • Has aPhD, DVM, or equivalent degree;

  • 5-7 years experience in Toxicology;

  • Maintains current regulatory awareness (domestic and foreign);

  • Is skilled in performing scientific presentations and preparing scientific publications;

  • Is recognized by peers as an expert in a selected technical field;

  • In addition, DABT certification is desirable.

There is no better time to join us!


PhD, DVM, or equivalent degree


  • 5-7 years experience in Toxicology.

  • DABT certification desirable.

  • Maintains current regulatory awareness (domestic and foreign).

  • Skilled in performing scientific presentations and preparing scientific publications.

  • Is recognized by research peers as an expert in a selected technical field.

Job Number 2017-15418

Job Category Scientific Advanced Degree

Position Type Full-Time

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