Staff Scientist I

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.

We are recruiting for our Early Compound Development team in Harrogate and are currently seeking to hire a Staff Scientist to help support the Immunology and Immunotoxicology department by providing technical support for the planning and directing of method development projects/studies in compliance with appropriate SOPs.

Are you looking for your next challenge in Harrogate, North Yorkshire? This role offers a full-time permanent opportunity.

About the Job

Within this position, your duties will include:

Provide technical support for the planning and directing of method development projects/studies in compliance with appropriate SOPs, Study Documentation and regulatory guidelines. You will also develop, modify, validate and perform methodology for routine and/or non-routine Immunotoxicology analyses.

You will be responsible for the efficient development and transfer of analytical methods within the relevant assigned discipline for Immunology and Immunotoxicology , including day-to-day monitoring and supervision of analyst's work and ensuring procedures are scientifically robust and that they meet client requirements. As a scientist, you will also work with Study Directors (SD) and other Responsible Analysts (RA) on GLP and GCP studies as a main point of contact for analysts and clients, taking responsibility for ensuring studies meet standards and client deadlines.

About You

To be successful in this position, you will need to hold a degree (PhD preferred), or equivalent degree in immunology, immunotoxicology or related discipline

Experience

- Have a minimum of 2 years working experience within the relevant assigned discipline
- Computing skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets (e.g. Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
- Working knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety policies, Company Policies and Procedures, a working knowledge of ISO (accreditation and application), and an in-depth understanding of GLP and GCP.
- Be able to communicate effectively at all levels with other Covance employees, as well as external clients, suppliers, etc.

There is no better time to join us!