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Scientist Histology

Covance Central Laboratory Services SA
Genève (Rive droite)
Date de publication


Scientist - Histology
COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to
the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.
You can make a difference by helping to deliver life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to
people around the world. Our commitment to this mission has resulted in Covance’s
impressive history of company stability and growth. We’ve achieved these results by
fostering a work environment that encourages, develops and leverages our team’s
This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracle of medicine to
market sooner.
For our laboratory in Geneva, we are looking for a
Scientist – Histology with expertise in IHC, ISH, FISH

About the Job

Within this position, your duties will include:
Participates in scientific activities and initiatives in support of global Laboratory
Operations. Performs complex trouble-shooting and problem-solving, supporting Lab
Operations to ensure smooth transition of assays into production. Participates in
developing/identifying new strategies, techniques and instrumentation for the
development of new ventures in the scientific area of expertise for CLS global
Laboratory Operations.
Performs complex troubleshooting and assists in leading initiatives to solve
challenging scientific problems with assays or instrumentation.
Applies and interprets scientific theories, concepts, techniques and regulatory
requirements in clinical studies and accepts leadership role in developing scientific
Provides consultation to scientific and operational staff on technical issues.
Responds to unscheduled deadlines, client needs, crises, etc. without neglecting
other duties.
Assists with regular monitoring and evaluation of clinical assays to ensure effective
scientific performance.
May provide technical training for operational staff.
Provides technical/scientific consultation to departments outside the lab (i.e., Project
Management) as requested.
Contributes to long-term planning and technical policies of the department.
Assists in managing scientific vendor relationships to troubleshoot issues and
improve capabilities.
Participates in client visits.
Regularly reads literature related to scientific area of expertise to remain current in
Presentations to clients and professional groups.
Attend meetings, conferences, symposia, and seminars to promote CLS’s capabilities
within dedicated scientific area.
Act as principal Investigator for companion diagnostic studies

About You
To be successful in this position, you will need:
Ph.D. in scientific area of expertise. Preferred: Board certification in scientific area of
1-2 years post-doctoral experience within scientific area of expertise (IHC, ISH,
FISH). Additional relevant experience may be substituted for education requirements
Highly skilled in conducting research, data interpretation, and writing reports.
Proven track record of method development.
Experience performing scientific presentations and preparing scientific publications.
Knowledge of clinical laboratory automation, system software, Microsoft applications
and laboratory statistics.
Effective communication skills with technical staff, business development staff, peers
and clients.
Attention to detail and interpretation of scientific data.
Demonstrated problem prevention, detection and resolution.
Fluent in French and English

We Offer

The opportunity to work within an experienced and highly skilled team.
Covance offers a comprehensive benefits package including health cover and contributory
Covance’s ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career
development opportunities.
At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work
on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible
and rewarding career. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring
miracle of medicine to market sooner.
There is no better time to join us!
To apply, please follow the link below

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