Covance Pathologist Dir in Shanghai, China

Job Overview

  • Serves as the expert and scientific/technical resource within area of expertise.

  • Applies and interprets scientific theories, concepts, techniques, and regulatory requirements in clinical studies.

  • Review the validation of new assays and instrumentation, ensuring their scientific relevance.

  • Review and approve validation documents and Standard Operating Procedures related to new assays and instrumentation.

  • Provides technical training and performs competency assessment for operational staff.

  • Ensures the quality performance of all technical services associated within area of expertise.

  • Provides consultancy on regulatory requirements in area of expertise and participates to regulatory compliance of all technical services provided within area of expertise.

  • Performs complex troubleshooting and assists in leading initiatives to solve challenging scientific problems with assays or instrumentation.

  • Provides consultation to scientific and operational staff on technical issues.

  • Collaborates with operational leaders to evaluate and assess new technology and new assay capabilities.

  • Provides technical/scientific consultation to both internal clients (Sales support, Project Management) and external clients to assist with issues and problem solving.

  • Participate in vendor scientific relationships to troubleshoot issues and improve capabilities.

  • Participates in client visits, audits and inquiries when needed.

  • Interacts with clients and prospective clients to discuss technical/scientific issues, ensure effective communication and maintain relationships.

  • Presentations to clients and professional groups.

  • Review patients’ slides



•Pathologist, MD or PhD

• Board certification in scientific area of expertise.


•7 years management experience in a clinical laboratory environment within scientific area of expertise.

• Skilled in performing scientific presentations and preparing scientific publications.

• Proven track record of scientific publications

• Effective communication skills with technical staff, business development staff, peers and clients.

• Fluent in English; Command of French is a plus

• Computer literate.

Job Number 2018-23336

Job Category Scientific Advanced Degree

Position Type Full-Time

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