Post-Doctoral Associate: In Vitro Preclinical Oncology
Covance by Labcorp, a business segment of Labcorp, is recognized
as a leader in drug development, medical device, diagnostics, crop
protection and chemical testing because of our exceptional people.
We embrace and celebrate the different strengths, experiences and
perspectives of our nearly 65,000 enterprise team members across
the globe. Our team is driven by our mission to improve health and
improve lives. Here, you can play a role in bringing new scientific
discoveries to life and make a difference in the lives of millions.
And, with our comprehensive service portfolio, you'll have the
opportunity to explore diverse projects and unique career paths
across life science.
Global Post Doc Development Program
Exciting Opportunity to be part of the Covance by Labcorp Post
Doc Development Program at our Ann Arbor, MI location and apply
your postdoc in an industry role.
Uniquely positioned as a world leader in drug development, we've
crafted complex and cutting edge projects specifically for
motivated postdocs who want to explore research in industry.
Postdocs hired into our program will also participate in a
tailored learning and development journey designed to expand
technical expertise, professional and leadership development and
networking opportunities. The technical pillar of your learning
journey includes regulatory training, such as GLP, conference
attendance, publication opportunities and dedicated mentorship.
Additionally, you'll be part of leadership courses, executive
speaker series, career exploration weeks and presentation
opportunities with senior scientific leaders.
Don't miss this unique opportunity to apply your postdoc skills
and experiences in an industry project with dedicated learning and
development to support your scientific, research and professional
career aspirations. Join us and take pride in delivering scientific
work that helps save the lives of millions of people around the
The In Vitro Operations Team at Covance by Labcorp Preclinical
Oncology consists of 21 members with a vast amount of experience in
cell culture, cell-based in vitro assays, molecular and biochemical
in vitro assays, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, and CAR T
cell manufacturing. The Team works closely with the In Vivo
Operations Team to coordinate client study execution and the
Scientific Development Team to coordinate sales and marketing
strategies. One of the main focuses of the In Vitro Operations Team
is to continually develop and use new technologies and techniques
to help our clients efficiently advance through the preclinical
stages of their research.
- Investigate immuno-oncology profiles of various human and mouse
cancer models using nCounter Gene Expression Panels, GeoMx DSP RNA
Assays, and/or GeoMx DSP Protein Assays to help clients understand
tissue heterogeneity and answer key biological questions using
- Investigate existing or novel biomarkers in these models and
how the tumor microenvironment can influence them
- Execute in vivo and in vitro studies with in-demand tumor
models to develop internal scientific capabilities and
- Study regions of interest within tumors under varying treatment
conditions and standards of care to determine the interactions
between the tumor, infiltrates, and the microenvironmen
- Develop expertise in data analytics to generate tailored
solutions for visualizing cancer heterogeneity and characterization
of signaling pathways in response to targeted therapies
- Author white papers or publications of results that can drive
expanded use of in vitro models as predictors of in vivo response
and the associated marker profile that accompanies this
- Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry or related scientific
- Experience in one or more of the following scientific areas is
o Cancer Biology
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
- Works in a research environment with exposure to sharps,
caustic chemicals, and substances of unknown hazard.
- Must function and adequately perform all responsibilities
associated with the job while adhering to various established
safety and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) requirements
- Ability to lift 50 pounds and bend and move within small
- Regularly works with animal tissues with risk of exposure to
allergens, zoonotic diseases and biohazards.
- Laboratory is BioSafety Level II.