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Research Asst II Imtox

Company: Covance by Labcorp
Location: Somerset
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Overview:

Do you have a passion for science?  Experience with Flow Cytometry?  Covance by Labcorp is currently hiring for a Research Assistant II to join our Immunology & Immunotoxicology team in Somerset, New Jersey.  


The Research Assistnat has specific scientific responsibilities which include participating in all procedures in the operational areas of I&I. These include assays, metrology and general Laboratory support duties. The jobholder will assist the Senior Scientist with the running of major specialist functions and projects within the department. The jobholder will assist the management and scientists and in key aspects of internal training and development activities for selected other I&I Scientists.



  • Organizes and conducts routine and non-routine analysis in compliance with applicable methods, protocols, SOPs, and regulatory agency guidelines.
  • Documents work and maintains study documentation and laboratory records.
  • Sets up, operates and performs routine and non-routine maintenance on general equipment.
  • Provides input and participates in project meetings, plans, monitors and guides project work.
  • Performs QC review of data.
  • Informs Study Director, Principal Investigator and/or management of any problems and/or deviations that may affect the integrity of the data and participates in corrective action of problems.
  • Contributes towards a cohesive team environment.
  • Learns to assist in setting up for and performing validation of various Immunotoxicology assays.
  • Learns troubleshooting of instrumentation.
  • Maintains awareness and compliance with all safety directives and safety procedures in accordance with HASAWA and COSHH
  • Accepts responsibility in ensuring clean and safe laboratory work environment.
  • Trains and assists less experienced staff, prioritize workloads on a daily basis contributing to a team environment and culture of care.
  • Contributes to updating SOPs/AP/WD.
  • Participates in process improvement initiatives.
  • Participates in client visits and inspections as needed.
  • Evaluates data for report preparation and experiment modification as directed.
  • Plans individual workload in coordination with team members.
  • Builds competency in a comprehensive range of I&I procedures.
  • Considers financial implications of ongoing activities.
  • Exercises and maintains levels of competence, integrity and interpersonal skills to attain regulatory and quality goals


  • Bachelor of Science degree in a related field.
  • Experience may be substituted for education.
  • Familiar with the use of standard laboratory equipment.
  • Experience with analytical instrumentation is desirable.
  • Basic knowledge of computers and software programs.


  • At least 1-2 years of experience in Laboratory Scientist I role or equivalent job discipline.
  • Familiar with the use of standard laboratory equipment.
  • Experience with analytical instrumentation is desired.
  • Basic knowledge of computers and software programs.

Keywords: Covance by Labcorp, Trenton , Research Asst II Imtox, Other , Somerset, New Jersey

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