Covance Research Assistant / Study Technician -Animal Ops in Greenfield, Indiana

Job Overview

The Study Technician for our In-Life department monitors the research animals’ health and welfare. You will use your experience in animal observation and your experience working with sample collections. This position is located in Greenfield, IN and the hourly rate is $15.00.

Job Tasks Include:

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

  • Monitoring of animal health and welfare in compliance with the Animal Welfare Act

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

  • Working in partnership with animal operations team to ensure study quality

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 as a Study Technician.

Thrive personally and professionally at Covance

At Covance, you will use your education as a base and then continue to grow in our learning-based culture. You will know how to expertly respond and adapt as the healthcare industry continues to evolve.

Our excellent benefits package includes: 21 days of personal time off, 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

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

  • Partner with and learn from supportive colleagues and industry leaders

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

What we’re looking for

Study Technicians are the most successful at Covance with:

  • Bachelor degree in life sciences (with laboratory experience – academic is great) OR

  • Associate degree in laboratory animal technology, veterinary technology or histology with at least two years of related experience

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

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

Key Words: animal in-life veterinary


Recommended: Bachelor degree in Life Sciences, Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology or Associate degree in Veterinary Technology. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education. Must be able to work in a laboratory setting with laboratory animals AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level is preferred, but not required.


Minimum Required: Basic computer knowledge. Basic math skills. Ability to accurately read and record information.

Job Number 2018-26067

Job Category Scientific Mid-Level

Position Type Full-Time

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.