Research Scientist I

Covance Inc Located in: Morrisvill,  North Carolina
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Covance is hiring a Research Scientist to join our team in Morrisville, NC. The Research Scientist will perform the following: • Independently analyze samples and/or validate methodologies for various compounds and components in compliance with appropriate SOPs and regulatory agency guidelines. • Troubleshoots assays, with general guidance. • Document work and maintain study documentation and laboratory records. • Recognizes deviations from expected results and takes appropriate action. • Suggests and perform modifications to test methods or procedures where precedence exists. • Identifies and takes appropriate action with problems or potential problems in technical area of responsibility. • Set-up, maintain, operate and perform routine and non-routine maintenance on general equipment, including problem identification and resolution. • Support the implementation of startup priorities, systems and SOPs • Serve as primary analyst on projects with some general supervision.

• BS/BA degree in science or related field; experience may be substituted for education. • This is a hands on position • Strong ability to learn is required • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills • Strong interpersonal skills • Organizational skills • Must be able to work in a laboratory setting.

• 1-2 years of experience in the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical industry • 3-4 years of scientific experience relevant to the technical area of responsibility • Broad based technical experience and demonstrated ability to learn is required • Experience with equipment and analysis related to technical area of responsibility is required • Experience in a high throughput regulated environment strongly preferred • GMP compliance experience helpful • Experience with laboratory-related computer systems is required

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Covance Inc. is proud to be the only drug development company with a full range of research and development services—from lead optimization, to commercialization and life cycle management. Covance, headquartered in Princeton, NJ, is the drug development business of LabCorp with global operations in more than 30 countries.


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Experienced - Not Management
  R&D / Science
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