Research Assistant 1 - Analytical

Req ID #:  97951
Location: 

Horsham, PA, US, 19044

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

BASIC SUMMARY:  
Generate and record data with minimal supervision in the performance of studies. Responsible for handling and processing samples, and performing accurate data collection and reporting. Perform laboratory tasks by various basic methods.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  
•    Perform basic laboratory procedures and collect and record/document research data in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), study protocols and company policies/practices. 
•    Specific primary areas of testing responsibility may include HPLC, UHPLC and UV/VIS Spectroscopy
•    Input, print and edit computer entries (e.g., laboratory data).
•    Prepare materials and data for shipment and archiving. 
•    Receive samples and complete tracking documentation. 
•    Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements.
•    Perform study preparation activities. 
•    Maintain clean work areas. 
•    Perform all other related duties as assigned.

 

Job Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Education:  Bachelor’s degree (B.A. / B.S) or equivalent in laboratory science or related discipline required.
•    Experience:  Zero to two years related experience in biology, chemistry/pharmacy in a contract lab, or similar lab environment GLP experience preferred.
•    An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
•    Certification/Licensure:  None
•    Other:  Proficient in basic technical skills and the operation of data collection equipment. Knowledge of GLPs and other federal regulations and guidelines. Basic understanding of study design and protocols; able to read basic study protocols and extract pertinent information. Must be able to perform effectively as a team member, accurately record data, follow verbal and written instructions, communicate effectively, and interact in a professional manner with management, coworkers, and sponsors. Able to quickly learn and utilize computer programs as needed; previous computer experience preferred.


 

About Discovery
Discovery from Charles River is industry-proven in the successful development of novel therapies, with over 320 patents and 74 preclinical drug candidates delivered to our sponsors in the past 17 years. Backed by more than 650 scientists, our comprehensive, integrated portfolio employs the latest technology and platforms to provide chemistry, biology, and pharmacology services that support clients from the earliest stages of hit identification all the way through to IND. Our client-focused, collaborative approach creates true partnerships that anticipate challenges, overcome obstacles, and move us forward together on the journey of getting new drugs to market.

 

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.

 

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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