Covance Scientist I in Shanghai, China

Job Overview

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

♦ Applies and interprets scientific theories, concepts, techniques and regulatory requirements in clinical studies and accepts leadership role in developing scientific approaches.

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

♦ Responds to unscheduled deadlines, client needs, crises, etc. without neglecting other duties.

♦ Assists with regular monitoring and evaluation of clinical assays to ensure effective scientific performance.

♦ May provide technical training for operational staff.

♦ Provides technical/scientific consultation to departments outside the lab (i.e., Project Management) as requested.

♦ Contributes to long-term planning and technical policies of the department.

♦ Assists in managing scientific vendor relationships to troubleshoot issues and improve capabilities.

♦ Participates in client visits.

♦ Regularly reads literature related to scientific area of expertise to remain current in knowledge.

♦ Presentations to clients and professional groups.

♦ Attend meetings, conferences, symposia, and seminars to promote CLS’s capabilities within dedicated scientific area.



Ph.D. in scientific area of expertise.


Board certification in scientific area of expertise.



♦ 1-2 years post-doctoral experience within scientific area of expertise. Additional relevant experience may be substituted for education requirements above.

♦ Highly skilled in conducting research, data interpretation, and writing reports.

♦ Proven track record of method development.

♦ Experience performing scientific presentations and preparing scientific publications.

♦ Knowledge of clinical laboratory automation, system software, Microsoft applications and laboratory statistics.

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

♦ Attention to detail and interpretation of scientific data.

♦ Demonstrated problem prevention, detection and resolution.

Job Number 2018-26684

Job Category Other

Position Type Full-Time

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