Study Technician (Research Assistant) Animal Operations- $2000 Sign on Bonus

Cross Plains, Wisconsin, US
May 01, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Job Overview:

We are seeking talented Science Majors in the fields of Biology, Animal Science, Zoology Animal Behavior, Veterinary Technology, and Dairy Science, Equine Science and similar majors to work as a Study Technician in our Madison, WI location. *We are offering a sign on bonus of $1000 upon hire and another $1000 after 6 months. (Sign-on bonus is only available to candidates with an accepted offer that includes a start date prior to May 1, 2021).*

In this position you'll be able to apply your experience and knowledge with small and large animals, research studies and laboratory experience to improve health, improve lives and bring new medicines to market.

Hourly Rate: $18.00

Job Responsibilities Include:

+ Perform daily care of small and large animals including watching for signs of stress or illness, assist with administration of medications, blood collections and care of animals in compliance with the Animal Welfare Act

+ Collection, documentation, and management of pertinent data from animal observations, test material administration, and sample collection

+ Performs basic measurements e.g., body weight, food consumption, body temp, behavioral, blood pressure, glucometer, urine, feces

+ Extensive training is provided; candidates need to be comfortable working with both small and large animals in a laboratory setting.

+ Maintaining the facilities in accordance with the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AALAC)

If you are looking for a company where you can gain exposure to a wide variety of science and explore a multitude of career paths across drug development, consider working at Covance by Labcorp as a Study Technician.

Our excellent benefits package includes: 24 days of personal-time-off (PTO) (pro-rated depending on start date), tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match and of course medical and dental insurance.

Why Study Technicians choose to work at Covance by Labcorp

+ Make a direct impact in the lives of patients and animals

+ Partner with and learn from supporting colleagues and industry leaders

+ Expand your knowledge with the ability to specialize in specific areas of early drug development.

Get ready to redefine what's possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance by Labcorp. Here, you'll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow's drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients-and your career.

What we're looking for

Study Technicians are the most successful at Covance by Labcorp with:

+ A motivated, hardworking and positive work ethic, and a real passion for research

+ Willingness to work rotating weekends, holidays and overtime with supplementary compensation


+ Bachelor degree in Life Sciences

+ Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology, Veterinary Technology, or in Histology (along with 6 months to 2 years of related experience)


+ No experience is required with a Bachelor Degree

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

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