Associate/Project Scientist - Biomarkers
Company: Charles River Laboratories
Posted on: January 16, 2022
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to
assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new
drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a
significant impact on the health and well-being of people across
the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance,
IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role
in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career
that you can feel passionate about.Job SummaryAn Associate
Scientist in Laboratory Sciences is responsible for developing
and/or validating methods and/or procedures to either quantify
chemical entities or prepare formulated test article according to
applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and/or GxP
regulations. The individual in this role is proficient in the use
of instrumentation and laboratory techniques. An Associate
Scientist is expected to work independently, participate in process
improvement initiatives, and may function as a Principal
Investigator, Individual Scientist, Study Director and/ or Project
Scientist.a. Manages a portfolio of research projects and
communicates effectively with internal and external teams
b. Leads method development and method validation of ligand-binding
or cell-based assay methods
c. Management of preclinical and clinical pharmacokinetic and
d. Experience with ELISA methods is necessary for study design,
trouble-shooting, and data interpretation.
e. Knowledge of FDA guidance, GLP requirements, industry standards,
and company SOPs
Job QualificationsThe following are minimum qualifications related
to the Associate Scientist/Project Scientist position:
- HS/GED/Associates and 10 or more years of relevant experience;
Bachelor's/Master's degree in relevant field and 4-7 years of
relevant experience; or Doctoral in relevant field and 0-2 years of
relevant experience. An equivalent combination of education and
experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the
specific education and experience listed above.
- Ability to communicate verbally and in writing at all levels
inside and outside the organization.
- Basic familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.
- Computer skills, commensurate with Essential Functions,
including the ability to learn a validated system.
- Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to
include, but not limited to evenings, weekends, extended shifts,
and/or extra shifts; sometimes on short notice.
- Ability to work under specific time constraints.Vaccine
Charles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor. As a result, we must
follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations,
and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by
December 8, 2021. Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and
safety of our people. We will be requiring proof of vaccination
from all employees.
Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious
exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition
(crrecruitment_US@crl.com) so that information can be provided
about the accommodation process at Charles River.
About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their
preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment
services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory
guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling
studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our
deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that
anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient
journey to market. Each year approximately 120 investigational new
drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment
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