Research Associate 2

Req ID #:  174431
Location: 

Cleveland, OH, US, 44128

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 Associate 2 for our Safety Assessment group site located in Cleveland, Ohio.

 

Under supervision of the Senior Director, the Research Associate will perform and develop procedures for the culture of mammalian cell lines within a regulated environment.  Routine responsibilities will include preparation of solutions and media, cell stock dilution, and maintaining cell lines.  The Research Associate works under applicable regulatory conditions, including but not limited to FDA Regulations: 21 CFR Part 58 (Good Laboratory Practices), 21 CFR Part 210 and 21 CFR Part 211 (current Good Manufacturing Practices).  Other responsibilities will include developing new procedures for cell culture to meet industry standards, scheduling production, assisting in writing SOPs, ordering of supplies and equipment, evaluating vendors and products, equipment set-up, calibration and maintenance; literature review to develop new methods and identify new cell lines; documentation in accordance with operating procedures; technical problem-solving; and preparation of reports describing progress of cloning.  The Research Associate is responsible for learning and adhering to federal regulatory guidelines and company standard operating procedures appropriate to the duties of the position, and is responsible for maintaining a professional, customer-service oriented approach towards both internal and external customers.  Ability to perform laboratory experiments efficiently and carefully and learn new research techniques quickly is essential.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or related scientific related discipline.
  • Minimum 1-2 years of laboratory experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

 

Vaccine Mandate
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 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 18,000 employees within 100 facilities in over 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. 


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 for the past 3 years.


Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


 
If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

 

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


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