Covance Research Assoc II Discovery in Shanghai, China

Job Overview

  • Draft study protocol, amendment, data summary and study report for submission to Study Director, oversee submission to internal review and ensure updates with revisions are accurate and complete

  • Initiate and update study activity scheduling requests, and coordinate study needs with operational areas independently

  • Maintain familiarity with routine study procedures, monitor phases of a study and reports issues to Study Director, identify opportunities for process improvement and assist in issue resolution

  • Draft ACUA form and submit to Study Director, coordinate with IACUC requirements

  • Exposure to animals for study monitoring (this may also include minimal exposure to formalin, test article/dosing formulations, blood and/or tissue samples)

  • Coordinate the sample shipments to client and internal sample transfer, oversee sample collection, storage and disposal

  • Coordinate with formulation, animal pathology operation, and clinical pathology

  • Timely communication with client on study activities and study management

  • Review data packages from the lab areas and ensure the compliance with data integrity and good research practice, ensure the timely archive of study documents

  • Lead the development of new technical capabilities and disease models for discovery services and assist with the training of the technical personnel

  • Lead the set up and development of in vivo pharmacology relevant cell culture, in vitro assays and ex vivo assays

  • Organize and participate in pre-study and other study-related meetings including client visit as required

  • Provide support to Study Directors as needed and back-up support for other Study Coordinators when needed


  • Master or PhD in Pharmacology or relevant and equivalent degree

  • Proficient English writing skills required


  • At least 3 or more years of relevant drug discovery experience in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company setting

  • In vivo model hands-on experience required

  • Research and model development experience preferred in Diabetes, viral hepatitis, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), liver fibrosis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and rheumatic arthritis (RA)

  • Experience in study conduct in a matrix resource environment preferred

Job Number 2018-19588

Job Category Scientific Advanced Degree

Position Type Full-Time

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