Covance Research Assoc I Metab in Shanghai, China

Job Overview

  • Understand and interpret a complex protocol.
  1. Independently carry out technical phases of complex studies, including study management, data organization, QA audit response, internal and external client communication skills, and quality check procedures.

  2. Perform research and development in area of expertise (DART, Telemetry, Safety Tox, Neuro Tox, Pathology, Micrographs)

  3. Utilize computer software for forms and procedure generation.

  4. Develop and implement training and train less experienced staff

  5. Develop new procedures and associated SOPs.

  6. Monitor recently developed procedures and refines as needed.

  7. Create metrics.

  8. Perform edit and scheduling functions using data collection systems.

  9. Assist in preparation of study costing, staff plans, and scheduling activities.

  10. Participate in client visits, debriefings, and study initiations.

  11. Identifies and take appropriate action with problems, potential problems with protocols, SOPs, and schedules.

  12. Participate in scientific presentations and posters (at AALAS, MARTA, Staff Meetings)

  13. Able to adapt techniques to new procedures or particular needs as directed.

  14. Effectively schedules multiple assignments.

  15. Report all animal care concerns and become involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary.

  16. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences with a minimum of three years direct experience. Experience may be substituted for education requirements.

  2. Professional certification required (LATg/HT)



  1. Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals.

  2. Ability to read, record, and communicate information.

  3. 6 to10 years of study related experience

Job Number 2018-24185

Job Category Scientific Mid-Level

Position Type Full-Time

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