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Research Assistant II- ELISA

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Covance, Inc.
Organization Name: 
Covance, Inc.
Position Location: 
Chantilly, VA, 20151, USA
Job Description:

**Job Overview**

**Covance Research Assistant II- ELISA**

Covance wants you! Are you ready to start your career in the world of drug discovery? Covance's Bio analytical team is hiring a Research Assistant II for their large molecule laboratory in Chantilly, VA. This is great experience for applicants with at least 3 years of relevant experience. We offer job flexibility, full benefits, and most importantly a work environment that foster creativity and growth.

Our Chantilly, VA facility is focused on large molecule BioA, so previous experience with immunochemistry/ bioassay is preferred.

As a Research Assistant II, you will..


      - Organize, conduct and evaluate analytical results and testing.


      - Maintain study documentation and laboratory records.


      - Independently set-up, maintain, operate and perform routine and non-routine maintenance on general equipment.


      - Perform quality control review of data.


      - Inform Study Director, Principal Investigator and/or management of any problems and/or deviations that may affect integrity of the data; participates in corrective action of problems.


      - Make suggestions for modifications in test methods or procedures.


      - Provide input and participate in project meetings, plans, monitors and guides project work.


      - Participate in client visits as needed, assist in communicating technical information.


      - Participate in process improvement initiatives.


      - Assist in evaluation of data for incorporation into written reports.


      - Assist in writing reports, methods, protocols and SOPs.

**Education/Qualifications**

**Required:**

+ Bachelor of Science/Arts (BS/BA) degree in chemistry or related scientific field

+ Experience may be substituted for education.

+ Ability to perform basic computer skills (e.g., Word, Excel).

**Experience**

+ 3 - 4 years related or relevant laboratory experience required with a BS/BA degree or 5 - 6 years experience with an AAS degree.

+ Familiar with the use of standard laboratory equipment (e.g., balances, pipettes, centrifuges).

+ Experience with analytical instrumentation.

+ Acts as a technical resource for the department (trouble shooting, method development, qualification, maintenance and training).

+ Maintains and operates laboratory equipment, including problem identification and resolution.

+ Evaluates data for incorporation into written reports.

+ Completes project assignments on time with minimal supervision.

+ Knowledgeable on a variety of study types, analysis procedures and methodology.

+ Able to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing.

+ Acts as a project leader with guidance as needed.

+ Able to perform complex analysis using unfamiliar or new methods.

+ Ability to assist in the preparation of relevant sections of final reports.

**Job Number** _2017-15182_

**Job Category** _Scientific Bachelor's Degree_

**Position Type** _Full-Time_

Additional Job or Internship Information
Position Type: 
Full time job
Function: 
Other
Job Reference: 
covance2-15182