Cytogenetic Consultant - Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK

Recruiter
Covance
Location
Harrogate
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Covance is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Covance, a leading global drug development services company, is looking for a Cytogenetic Consultant to join the Genetics and Toxicology team based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

As a Cytogenetic consultant you will act as a consultant for any Cytogenetics endpoints resulting from Genetic Toxicology studies.Cytogenetic Consultant is responsible for the analysis of microscope slides and the generation of data resulting from the analysis.

Responsibilities:

- Performing assays as required in the Cytogenetics laboratory.
- Assisting with formulation and dilution of test articles for use in assays.
- Assisting with treatment of cultures with test and control chemicals in the Cytogenetics assays.
- Harvesting and fixation of cells.
- Preparation, staining, mounting and coding of slides for Cytogenetic analysis.
- General laboratory maintenance, cleaning and calibration of laboratory equipment.

Education / Qualifications

This position is suitable for you if you have been educated to graduate level with a scientific background (or a non-graduate with significant relevant experience).

Experience

- Experience with microscope analysis preferable.