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Covance Research Assistant (I) - Immunotoxicology in Madison, Wisconsin

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Research Assistant (I) - Immunotoxicology

Interested in ELISA’s? Experienced Lab Technician? Interested in Immunotoxicology? Come join the leading global Contract Research Organization (CRO) for Immunology and Immunotoxicology!

We have a great opportunity for a Research Assistant (I) - Immunotoxicology in our Immunology and Immunotoxicology (InI) Group in Madison, WI. 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 and help improve patients' lives while growing your career.

In this role, you will set up and prepare equipment for sample processing, data acquisition/analysis according to study protocol, Policies/SOPs, Methods, and regulatory guidelines. You will also be responsible for performing assays, maintenance, and general laboratory support duties.

  • Organizes and conducts routine and non-routine processing in compliance with applicable methods, protocols, SOPs and regulatory agency guidelines.

  • Documents work and maintains study documentation and laboratory records.

  • Sets up, operates and performs routine and non-routine maintenance on general equipment.

  • Provides input and participates in project meetings, plans, monitors and guides project work.

  • Performs QC review of data.

  • Informs Study Director, Principal Investigator and/or management of any problems and/or deviations that may affect the integrity of the data and participates in corrective action of problems.

  • Contributes towards a cohesive team environment.

  • Learns to assist in setting up and performing method development and validation of various Immunotoxicology assays.

  • Trains and assists less experienced staff.

  • Participates in process improvement initiatives.

  • Participates in client visits as needed.

  • Evaluates data for report preparation and experiment modification as directed.

  • Plans individual workload in coordination with team members.

  • Assists in writing text for reports, methods or protocols.



  • Bachelor of Science/Arts (BS/BA) degree in a related science field.

  • Experience may be substituted for education.


  • At least 1-2 years of professional laboratory experience in the job discipline.

  • ELISA experience preferred.

  • Familiar with the use of standard laboratory equipment.

  • Experience with analytical instrumentation is desired.

  • Basic knowledge of computers and software programs.

  • Excellent communication skills.

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.