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Study Technicians

Hiring Organization:
Covance Inc

Date Posted:
2008-02-21

Position Description:
Covance Study Technicians perform an important role in bringing the miracles of medicine to market sooner. Covance offers a great environment in which to build your career - while making a difference in the lives of millions.

As a Study Technician at Covance, you will collect, document, and manage pertinent data including animal observations, test material administration, and clinical sample collection in compliance with appropriate SOPs, GLPs, and regulatory agency guidelines. You will also monitor animal health and welfare in compliance with the Animal Health and Welfare Act and help maintain facilities for AAALAC compliance.

A few additional opportunities for growth and learning:

Learns how to determine and document clinical observations, body weight data, food consumption data environmental data, and other data on the appropriate data collection system.

Learns to handle many laboratory animal species including non-human primates.

Learns how to interpret a protocol.

Learns study management, data organization, QA audit response, internal and external client communication skills, and quality check procedures.

Learns how to ensure that a study is conducted according to protocol, SOPs and government regulations.

Learns how to perform basic dosing techniques and restraint procedures.

Qualifications/Experience:
Bachelor degree in Life Sciences, Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology, or Associate degree in Veterinary Technology.

Experience in pet stores, animal labs, farms, kennels, breeders, veterinary clinics, or other environments where exposure to animals was a part of the daily responsibilities is a PLUS. Please indicate any animal experience on your resume.

These Study Technician positions are located in Madison, WI. Madison has a vibrant economy with plentiful jobs, superb health care, and a low crime rate. Due to the University of WI, Wisconsin's state government and Madison's lakes, its residents enjoy many nationally recognized festivals and leisure activities. In the past decade, Madison has placed in the top ranks among US cities in many categories including the Best City in America, Best Place for Business, most “Kid Friendly” cities and Best Cities for Women.

An additional benefit of living in this area is that Chicago is only 2 hours away by car and Milwaukee only an hour and a half. At the same time, a short half hour drive can put you well into open space and wildlife. Madison's residents have come to appreciate that this area holds something of interest for nearly everyone.

Salary/funding:
Covance offers a competitive wage and a comprehensive benefits package that starts the day you do. As part of this package, Covance offers an on-site fitness center, educational reimbursement and opportunities for career advancement!

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
Covance offers interview travel assistance as well as relocation assistance!

Application Deadline:
Don't miss out on this career opportunity! Apply on-line to JOB ID #10316 today: www.covancecareers.com

Comments:
HI, Ray.
Please don't list my contact information with the posting.
Thanks,
Julie Doucette (Gray)

Contact Information:
Human Resources
3301 Kinsman Blvd
Madison, WI 53704
USA

Website:
http://www.covancecareers.com

E-mail Address:
hr@covance.com

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