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Study Support Technician II

Req ID #:  40356
Location: 

Boston, MA, US, 02115

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

Provides administrative, logistical and technical support for Scientific staff conducting studies or supporting functions for operations of the laboratory. Coordinates all laboratory support, pre-study activities, method development, method validation, study activities, data and/or reporting activities. Responsible for data review for completeness, quality or QC against the applicable protocol or procedure. May be responsible for drafting client correspondence, study correspondence, reporting or direct client interaction. Interacts with other departments, scientific staff, and sponsors either locally or across sites.

About Insourcing Solutions
Charles River Insourcing Solutions℠ can streamline research by delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic insourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery through safety assessment. Insourcing Solutions℠ provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space.

 

BASIC SUMMARY: 

Observe, monitor and document the health and physical environment within the client’s animal facility. Perform animal care and husbandry.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Develop an understanding of and regularly utilize available information resources and systems (e.g., SOPs, policies, computer applications).
  • Assemble, set up, and operate any necessary experimental equipment.
  • Conduct laboratory procedures in compliance with established protocols/plans and with regulatory and laboratory requirements.
  • Document experimental data in technical notebooks or approved electronic files including activities undertaken, existing conditions, observed results and variation from expected data patterns.
  • Record and prepare data for inclusion in project reports.
  • With guidance from scientific management, maintain a technical knowledge and understanding in his/her assigned area of responsibility.
  • Able to perform the following techniques:
  • Oral gavage in rodents
  • IV, SQ, IP, IM injection techniques in rodents
  • Blood collection:
  • Tail vein in rodents
  • Orbital sinus in rodents
  • Cardiac in rodents
  • Necropsy and tissue collection
  • Rodent euthanasia via exsanguination preceded by administration of CO2 or anesthesia; cervical dislocation preceded by administration of CO2 or anesthesia; or, administration of CO2.
  • Interact with other personnel within the department, key support groups and the division, to develop a network of resources to facilitate completion of assignments.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education:  B.S./B.A. degree in Biological Sciences or related field from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Experience:  Must have at least 2 years of previous laboratory animal research experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure:  Preferred but not required.

 

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 13,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 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.

 

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 80% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2017.

 

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet


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