Study Technician (Research Assistant) Pathology - Greenfield, IN

Greenfield, Indiana, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 27, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Are you interested in Histology? Necropsy? Pathology? Do you have dissection experience?

Study Technician (Research Assistant) Pathology - $2,000 Sign-on Bonus
We are offering a sign-on bonus of $2,000 ($1,000 upon hire and another $1,000 after 6 months) for those qualified candidates that can start on or before June 21.

Position Summary

We are seeking talented science majors in the fields of Biology, Physiology, Animal Science, Zoology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology and similar majors to work as a Study Technician (Research Assistant) in Greenfield, IN.

Covance by Labcorp's work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on millions of lives worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work and help improve patients' lives while growing your career.

In this role, you will perform basic necropsy or histology tasks on a variety of laboratory animals in compliance with the appropriate Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) and regulatory guidelines. You will also monitor animal health and welfare in compliance with the Animal Health and Welfare Act and help maintain facilities for Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) compliance. Our mission is to improve lives and bring new medicines to market.

Hourly Rate: $16.00

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Performs basic duties of necropsy and/ or basic duties of histology.
- Trim wet tissues.
- Embed tissues into paraffin.
- Tissue staining techniques.
- Microtomy.
- Report all animal care concerns and become involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary.

- Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences, or Associate Degree in Histology, Laboratory Animals Technology or Veterinary Technology; experience may substitute for education.
- Verbal and written communication skills.
- Demonstrates teamwork and leadership skills.
- Data documentation and QC (Quality Control) skills.
- Problem solving skills.
- No professional experience required.

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