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Research Assistant/Histotechnician - Pathology

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Research Assistant/Histotechnician - Pathology - Sign on bonus!
***This position in based in Madison, WI. Relocation Assistance is available.

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Covance is seeking a Research Assistant to join the Pathology team in Madison, WI. You should have prior histology and necropsy experience and may be eligible for a sign on bonus.*

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Performs necropsy and/or histology tasks on a variety of laboratory animals in compliance with the appropriate SOPs, GLPs, and regulatory guidelines
• Cross-trained in both necropsy and histology
• Performs in one specialty area (e.g. neurotoxicity, PCR collection, electron microscopy and OCT tissue preparation procedures, perfusion of small and large animals, special stains, plastic embedding, training, histopathology data/report review, Six Sigma Green Belt, or other specialty duties)
• Trim wet tissues
• Embed tissues into paraffin

Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences, or Associate Degree in Histology, Laboratory Animal Technology or Veterinary Technology plus one to two years experience; Experience may substitute for education

Certification as a Histology Technician by ASCP or an AALAS certification at the Laboratory Animal Technician level is desirable

At least twelve months experience at the level equivalent to that of a Pathology Study Technician III
Imagine working in one of the most exciting and professionally satisfying industries anywhere. Imagine being involved in cutting-edge projects on a daily basis. At Covance, your imagination, your dedication, and your drive to find solutions to challenging projects begin on your very first day.

Covance is one of the world’s largest and most respected contract research organizations. Our clients are a Who’s Who of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. If you’re looking for a diverse and stimulating work environment, you’ll find it at Covance.

Because of our passion and drive, Covance attracts the kind of people whose contribution has resulted in our exceptional growth. Once a part of our talented team, our employees stay at Covance to work in an environment that encourages career development, allows them to work alongside respected colleagues on challenging projects and provides a diverse global culture.

There is no better time to join us!

* Experience necessary for sign on bonus to be determined by the manager

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us. Covance is an E-Verify employer (US)

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Madison, WI 53703


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