Pharmacology Assistant

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
11 May 2021
09 Jun 2021
R & D , Scientific
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Are you looking for a new challenge within the field of Pharmacology?

Do you want the opportunity to work for a global organisation who strive to make a difference to peoples' everyday lives by bringing essential products to the market?

As one of the world's premier Contract Research Organisations,Covance by Labcorp'smission is to help build a healthier and safer world by providing research services for a multitude of organisations.

The Pharmacology Department based in Alconbury, Huntingdon is looking to recruit a Pharmacology Assistant to provide support to the Pharmacology Scientific teams by performing a wide range of technical procedures and data collection to support safety pharmacology and discovery studies.

Main responsibilities include:
  • Conducting regulated procedures as detailed in Personal and Project Licences and in accordance with A(SP)A
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Collecting and processing study data for inclusion in reports; further developing these skills and expanding theoretical knowledge of pharmacology science
  • Assisting in planning and co-ordination of the team's day to day workloads and ensure that adequate resources are available to meet study needs
  • Reading and complying with Study Plans, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and associated documentation to ensure that study based requirements are clearly understood and actioned where appropriate.
  • Data checking to ensure compliance with SOPs, Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and Good Manufacturing practice (GMP) and reporting of any deviations
  • Formulating test substances when required
  • Ensuring that equipment and associated documentation is used, maintained and stored in accordance with SOPs

What Covance can offer you:
  • A competitive salary together with a comprehensive benefits package including health cover and pension
  • Unsurpassed career development opportunities supported by exceptional people from across the globe with an energized purpose
  • Ability to work with a variety of different clients on wide ranging projects

If you want to work within a supportive and growing team, then we would like to hear from you!
  • 5 GCSE's grade A-C or equivalent
  • Home Office Licence Holder
  • Previous in vivo experience
  • Strong team player
  • Previous experience working in a GLP laboratory is desirable

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