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For over 65 years, Charles River employees have enjoyed rich careers working together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new therapies for the patients who need them.

When you join Charles River, you become part of an international family that has had a significant impact on the health and well-being of our families, friends and colleagues across the globe. In the past few years alone we’ve helped our clients with the critical research required to develop new, approved treatments for cancer, weight loss, cystic fibrosis, leukemia, IBS, epilepsy, Cushing’s disease and other conditions.

Working at Charles River provides you with a chance to make a difference in the world. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, quality, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in supporting the life-saving and valuable work we perform on behalf of our clients. In return, we’ll offer you opportunities to learn, grow and build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.

Charles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
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Animal Care Technician - Atlanta, GA
Description: Responsibilities Responsibilities: Perform basic animal care duties according to SOP’s (change cages, feed, water, MI procedures, and room sanitation). Maintain records. Identify and communicate abnormal animal health concerns. Identify appropriate caging and report all malfunctioning caging equipment. Safely and correctly handle and restrain animals. Document room logs, health information, and report daily findings...
Reference Code: 150338
Animal Caretaker - Baltimore, MD
Description: Responsibilities Performs animal husbandry duties including but not limited to preparation and actual changing of animal cages and related cage accessories, feeding and manual watering or monitoring/ testing automatic watering devices under supervision. Prepares caging for cagewash, including scraping floor grids, breaking down caging and dumping pans or scraping cages. Performs daily animal health observations and report...
Reference Code: 150340
Admin.Support Specialist III - Bethesda, MD
Description: Responsibilities Maintain calendar, set up appointments, keep central calendar of key dates for group projects, distributes related activities via email. Answer telephones, take complete messages and determine urgency of call and locates/pages individual or refers caller to appropriate back up staff member. Arrange conference calls. Perform data entry to include: Proficiently work with Outlook email and calendars, databas...
Reference Code: 150335

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At Charles River, we take a passionate approach to improving human and animal health. Our motivating force is the knowledge that our high quality of work provides people with the potential to live healthier and better lives. Scientific excellence and outstanding customer service are the hallmarks of Charles River. As one of the world’s largest Contract Research Organizations and a market leader in the provision of product development services, Charles River is able to offer you the chance to build on your skills and knowledge and work with world-class experts. Learn more about the many job opportunities Charles River has available today!

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