Study Director - Drug Metabolism

Covance Inc Located in: Madison,  Wisconsin
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Play a pivotal role in the drug development process and grow your career!

 

Are you interested in making a real scientific impact through your everyday work? Would you enjoy working in a team-focused environment as you explore unique career opportunities? If you are looking for a company where you can gain exposure to a wide variety of scientific techniques and experts explore a multitude of applications across the drug development spectrum, consider working at Covance as a Study Director in our Drug Metabolism group at our site in Madison, WI.  In this role, you will be responsible for the design, conduct and reporting of studies to meet scientific, regulatory and client requirements for in vivo pharmacokinetic (PK) studies in a wide range of laboratory species. Some of the duties include:

  • Performs day-to-day technical management of in vivo pharmacokinetic (PK) studies.
  • Reviews technical validity of projects and results with occasional help from more experienced scientists.
  • Evaluates data for report preparation and experiment modification, as applicable and writes comprehensive reports.
  • Project management responsibilities, including: client interaction.
  • Co-authorship of scientific papers and posters.
  • Adds basic understanding of scientific knowledge to assigned projects.
  • Learns to manage client relationships for research projects.
  • Maintains positive control over timing and scheduling issues related to the study process.

 

THRIVE PERSONALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY AT COVANCE

Working at Covance, you’ll continue to grow in our learning-based culture so you’ll know how to expertly respond and adapt as the industry continues to evolve. Here, you’ll put your education to work as you play a meaningful role in advancing healthcare and ensuring the well-being of our animal models.

 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. This includes 21 days of personal time off, 7 paid holidays, medical and dental insurance as well as tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, along with short and long-term disability and life insurance.

 

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • 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 HPLC and LC/MS.
  • Skilled in customer service communication.
  • BS or MS degree in a science related field
  • A minimum of 7 years related experience in a laboratory environment, 3 years within the designated field of position.

 

WHY PEOPLE CHOOSE TO WORK AT COVANCE

"At Covance, it’s our people that make us great – it’s what our clients, our partners and, most importantly, what our employees say. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to lead and nurture exceptional people with diverse viewpoints. You’ll discover your own extraordinary potential as you drive strategy and build an even stronger organization with industry leaders from early development to the clinic and beyond. Through your everyday work and an energized purpose, you’ll advance science and impact the lives of countless individuals. Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow’s drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients, our team—and you."

 

GET TO KNOW COVANCE

Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, is the world’s most comprehensive drug development services company. Because of our broad experience, from early research to commercialization, our more than 20,000 employees from across the globe are in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing. Our team’s impact on healthcare is remarkable. Through their everyday work they’ve supported 100% of the top 50 drugs on the market and all the oncology drugs approved in 2016. Even though we span multiple businesses, we operate as one, sharing our knowledge to improve our efficiency and deliver on the promise of a healthier world.

 

The Covance team is driven by an energized purpose to improve health and improve lives across the globe. Here, you’ll work alongside exceptional people who each play an important role in bringing new scientific discoveries and therapeutic area advancements to life. And, because we span the drug development spectrum, you’ll directly impact a wide-range of initiatives as you explore unique career paths and discover your extraordinary potential.

 

Get ready to make a difference as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and improve lives of countless individuals.

 

 

Bachelors of Science (BS) degree in science required.

Experience may be substituted for education.

 

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 HPLC and LC/MS.

Skilled in customer service communication.

A minimum of 7 years related experience in a laboratory environment, 3 years within the designated field of position.

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COMPANY INFORMATION

Covance Inc. is proud to be the only drug development company with a full range of research and development services—from lead optimization, to commercialization and life cycle management. Covance, headquartered in Princeton, NJ, is the drug development business of LabCorp with global operations in more than 30 countries.

JOB INFORMATION

Seniority Level:
Director / VP
Function:
  Clinical Research / Affairs,  R&D / Science,  Medical Affairs
Preferred Industry Background:
 
Managing a team of:
N/A
Required Travel:

Base Salary:
Confidential
Bonus:
Benefits:
Other Compensation: