Research Scientist 1 (Bioanalytical Chemistry)

Req ID #:  139985
Location: 

Ashland, OH, US, 44805

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 Summary

 

We are seeking a Research Scientist 1 for our Safety Assessment group site located in Ashland, Ohio.

 

Serve as a method development scientist in the conduct of assigned nonclinical research studies of basic to moderate complexity.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Independently develop new and/or refine bioanalytical methods, followed by successful validation and transfer into Operations.
  • Partner with other MD Scientists, Principal Investigators, Operations Chemists, and Management to ensure method scope and performance meet the client’s requirements.
  • Assist in assay troubleshooting, with a sense of urgency.
  • Contribute to the development of novel assays that evolve CRL’s current analyte and/or platform offerings. 
  • Consideration of operational efficiency and cost when developing methods.
  • Provide technical and scientific guidance to the research staff.
  • Contribute to presentations/posters/manuscripts and attend scientific meetings, conferences and training courses to enhance job and professional skills.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S./B.A.) or equivalent in a scientific related discipline. Related Master's degree (M.S./M.A.) or Ph.D. highly preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 to 7 years related experience with a Bachelor’s degree, 3 to 4 years with a Master’s degree, 0 to 2 years with a Ph.D.; in the contract research, academic, or pharmaceutical industries.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

 

 

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 facilities.

 

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

 

With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.

 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity 

 

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet

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