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Covance Research Assistant II- BioCMC in Greenfield, Indiana

Job Overview:

Performs basic laboratory operations independently with detailed review of results by experienced personnel. Incumbent has a basic understanding of cell based bioassays and ELISAs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze samples and/or validate methodologies using cell based bioassays or ELISAs for various compounds and components in compliance with appropriate SOPs and regulatory agency guidelines.

  • Document work and maintain study documentation and laboratory records.

  • Recognizes deviations from expected results and takes appropriate action.

  • Assist in the set-up, maintenance, operation and performance of routine maintenance on general equipment such as plate readers, cell counters, plate washers, etc..

  • Support the implementation of startup priorities, systems and SOPs for the biotechnology group.

  • Provide input and participate in project meetings.

  • Will serve as an analyst on projects.


  • BS/BA degree in science or related field (biology or microbiology a plus); experience may be substituted for education

  • This is a hands on position working the laboratory executing ELISAs and cell based bioassays

  • Strong ability to learn is required

  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Organizational skills

  • Must be able to work in a laboratory setting


  • Requires 2-3 years of scientific experience relevant to the technical area of responsibility (ELISAs and cell based bioassays)

  • Experience with equipment and analyses related to technical area of responsibility is required (ELISAs/cell based bioassays, plate readers, multichannel pipettes, plate washers, cell counters, etc.)

  • Experience in a high throughput regulated environment strongly preferred

  • GMP compliance experience helpful

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