Feb 27, 2020
Job Overview: We have an exciting opportunity for an Study Director to join our innovative team in Somerset, NJ. This role will serve as a local leader to help grow our in vivo pharmacokinetic (PK) services. The successful applicant will be responsible for all aspects of study execution, from study set up through sample collection, processing, and shipping. The ideal candidate will: Be comfortable working with animals Be self-motivated and assertive when necessary Have excellent written and verbal communication skills Be calm under pressure Work well independently Have superior documentation skills Demonstrate strong decision-making Demonstrate superior leadership qualities Some examples of daily responsibilities include: Lead staff through execution of animal PK studies, including dosing, sample collection, and processing Study set up, paperwork/documentation Liaise daily with colleagues at other sites, including participation in protocol reviews and pre-study initiation meetings Participate in local and virtual study-related meetings Mentor junior staff Ensure availability of resources and overall team readiness for study execution Maintain control of study-related events related to animal studies Knowledgeable in the use of basic lab equipment (ie, pH meter, balance, pipets, etc.) General lab animal (ie, rodent) husbandry and/or handling skills desirable Chemistry background (ie, dose formulations) desirable Our ground-breaking work at Covance in developing new therapeutics has an incredible impact on the lives of millions worldwide. Be a part of this exciting and life-saving work. Education/Qualifications: Required: Bachelors of Science (BS) degree in science required. PhD degree desired. Experience may be substituted for education. A minimum of 7 years related experience in a laboratory environment, 3 years within the designated field of position. Experience: Required: Knowledge of GLP and regulatory guidelines. Proficiency in project management skills. Ability to conduct literature review. Skilled in data interpretation and report writing for studies. Familiar with the use of standard laboratory equipment and analytical instrumentation, including GC/MS, HPLC and LC/MS. Skilled in customer service communication.
Covance Somerset, Franklin Township, NJ 08873, USA Full-time