Senior Laboratory Study Scientist - Genomics

Huntingdon, , United Kingdom
Closing date
15 Oct 2020

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Medical Affairs, Scientific Advisor
Full Time
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Job Overview:
Are you looking for a role with variety and progression opportunities?

Do you want tobe responsible for performing analytical work within a Quality Control Chemistry team?

As one of the world's premier Contract Research Organisations, our mission is to help build a healthier and safer world by providing research services for a multitude of organizations.

We strive to make a difference to people's everyday lives by bringing essential products to the market and as a Study Scientist at Covance you will play an essential part in making this happen at our site at Alconbury, Cambridgeshire.

As a Study Scientist with Covance the main responsibilities include:

  • Performing experimental work on studies under the guidance of senior personnel.
  • Recording and collating data generated, ensuring scientific accuracy, attention to detail, and comprehensive recording of data.
  • Ensuring allocated work are and equipment are kept clean and in good order.
  • Continuing to gain experience of new procedures and techniques in order to expand the range of personal capabilities.
  • Being aware of GLP (good laboratory practice), GCP (good clinical practice) and GMP (good manufacturing practice) regulatory requirements.
  • Scientific Degree (B.Sc.) or above, or equivalent industry experience
  • Experience in drug development process ideally within either a CRO or Pharmaceutical company
  • Scientific knowledge & experience of one or more of the disciplines performed within the section/department eg. PCR gel based, qPCR, RTqPCR, Manual DNA/RNA extraction,Automated DNA/RNA extraction, Digital drop PCR, Sequencing and Tissue preparation.
  • Understanding of GMP/GLP/GCP regulatory requirements.
  • Prior industrial experience.

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Join our growing team and discover your extraordinary potential

We are recognized as a leader in drug development because of our exceptional people. At Covance, we embrace and celebrate the different strengths, experiences and perspectives of our 20,000+ team members across the globe. Our team is driven by an energizing purpose to improve health and improve lives. Here, you can play a role in bringing new scientific discoveries to life and make a difference in the lives of millions. And, our comprehensive service portfolio provides the opportunity to explore diverse projects and unique career paths across the drug development spectrum.

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Learn more about our work to improve health and improve lives:

Contact Us
  • Maidenhead Office Park
  • Westacott Way
  • Maidenhead
  • SL6 3QH
  • United Kingdom
  • Mini-site: Covance
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