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Company: Covance
Location: Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Job Overview:

Are you looking for an entry level lab role?

Are you interested in Genetic Toxicology?

As one of the world's premier Contract Research Organisations, Covance's mission is to help build a healthier and safer world by providing research services for a multitude of organizations.

At our pre-clinical development site in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, we are currently recruiting for a Study Technician to join our Genetic and Molecular Toxicology department to assist in the performing and data recording of in vitro genetic toxicology assays.

The main responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining lab cleanliness, supplies and tidiness (cleaning, calibrations, reagent prep and disposal, waste disposal etc.)
  • Assisting in maintaining laboratory equipment and equipment records within laboratory areas
  • Assisting in the production of laboratory work sheets for standard assays
  • Assisting in the preparation and performance of standard assay(s) in base lab area
  • Assisting in the accurate recording and data checking of study and laboratory raw data

What Covance can offer you:

  • Competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including health cover and contributory pension
  • Unrivalled opportunities to develop a successful career in the scientific industry
  • Unsurpassed career development opportunities

If you are looking for a role where you will receive first class training then we would like to hear from you!

Education/Qualifications:
  • Good general education A'Levels/HNC level with experience of laboratory work, or a scientific degree (BSc)
Experience:
  • Up to 12 months practical lab experience – if new graduate internship/placement experience or lab practical experience during degree course preferable
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to accurately read, record, and communicate information
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations
  • Familiarity with standard spreadsheet and word-processing software applications
  • Communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of GLP, aseptic techniques and cell culture would be advantageous


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