Covance Research Assistant in Harrogate, United Kingdom
Covance’s work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has a positive impact on the lives of millions worldwide and there are several great opportunities for you to be a part of this life-saving work.
At our pre-clinical development site in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, we currently have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Assistant in Genetic and Toxicology Department.
The job summary is as follows:
Assisting to maintain laboratory equipment, equipment records and fulfill housekeeping duties within laboratory areas (cleaning, calibrations, reagent prep and disposal, waste disposal etc.)
Assisting in the production of laboratory work sheets/books for standard assays
Assisting in the preparation and performance of standard assay(s) in base lab area (may include basic dilution calculations as appropriate)
Assisting in the accurate recording and checking of study and laboratory raw data
The individual has a responsibility to conduct all work (where appropriate) in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements, and specifically those regulations (GLP: GCP OR ISO17025) specified in the study plans, protocols, or work agreements governing the work in which they are involved.
Education / Qualifications
- Good general education A’Levels/HNC level with experience of laboratory work, or a scientific degree (BSc).
Up to 12 months practical lab experience – if new graduate internship/placement experience or lab practical experience during degree course preferable
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to accurately read, record, and communicate information
Ability to perform mathematical calculations
Familiarity with standard spreadsheet and word-processing software applications
Communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills
Knowledge and understanding of GLP and aseptic techniques would be advantageous
Job Number 2018-17846
Job Category Scientific Entry Level
Position Type Full-Time
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