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Covance $1,000 Sign On Bonus Available-Study Tech Animal Ops in Somerset, New Jersey

Job Overview:

We are looking for a Study Technician to join our Covance site located in Somerset, NJ. The Study Technician is part of a division that supports preclinical work- in vivo toxicology, PK, metabolism, and safety studies as part of the drug development process. Covance's work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on the lives of millions worldwide. Join the global leader in drug development and play an integral role in delivering innovative solutions that improve the quality of people's lives.

$1,000 Sign On Bonus Available-$500 upon hire, $500 after six months of employment

Job Responsibilities:

Conduct of animal studies including dosing of both large and small animal species (mice, rats, rabbits, dogs and non-human primates via various routes including but not limited to iv, po, dermal, subq and inhalation) and sample collections (blood, urine, etc.).

Maintain clear and timely observations and health monitoring on all study animals. Record accurately and timely study-related data in computer databases.

Complete work in a timely fashion and according to established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and safety directives and follow written and verbal instructions related to the scope of the job.

The employee must be able to exert moderate physical effort and have high standards of cleanliness and organization.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor degree in Life Sciences including Biology, Animal Science or Veterinary Sciences. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education.

AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level is preferred, but not required.

Strong communication, both written and verbal

Strong standards of animal welfare

Attention to detail

Ability to work independently and within a multidisciplinary team setting

Strong ability to integrate, analyze, and interpret results

Work Requirements:

The employee must be able to work weekends and holidays on a rotational basis

Dependability & reliability are essential


Previous animal research or veterinary care experience preferred

Extensive job related training provided

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.