Covance Study Director - Safety Pharmacology in Madison, Wisconsin

Job Overview

We currently have an opening for a STUDY DIRECTOR in our Safety Pharmacology group. In this role you will work oncardiovascular, central nervous system, and/or respiratory safety pharmacology studies. Some of the duties include:

Coordinates efforts of the study team. (35%)

  • Learns to develop protocols and ensures that the protocol, including any changes, is approved and is in compliance with appropriate SOPs, GLPs, and regulatory agency guidelines. (10%)

  • Learns to review cost estimates to ensure that all protocol/amendment driven workscope specifications have been included in the price estimation. (5%)

  • Understands financial status of ongoing studies. (5%)

  • Monitors progress and status of assigned studies. Ensures that all experimental data, including observations of unanticipated responses to the test system, are accurately recorded and verified. (20%)

  • Directs preparation of reports, ensures compliance with protocol and regulatory requirements, and submits them to the client. (20%)

  • Participates in and may host client visits. (5%)

There is no better time to join us!


PhD in pharmacology, toxicology, physiology or related subject; DVM or equivalent degree may also suffice. Experience may be substituted for education. DSP or DABT certification is preferred.


Zero to two years of related experience.

Skilled in performing scientific presentations and preparing technical reports and original scientific publications.

Job Number 2017-15117

Job Category Scientific Advanced Degree

Position Type Full-Time

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