Research Scientist 1- Oncology

Req ID #:  94692
Location: 

Morrisville, NC, US, 27560

 

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:  

We are seeking a Study Director for our Discovery site located in Morrisville, NC. This individual will serve as a scientist in the conduct of assigned nonclinical research studies of basic to moderate complexity, to include study management, interpretation and reporting of study data, and assuring the regulatory compliance of these projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Project Management.

 

The following are responsibilites related to the Study Director:

  • Serve as a study director in the direction and execution of assigned studies in compliance with regulations as they apply to the conduct of nonclinical research.
  • Participate in and coordinate all phases of the study planning process with appropriate departments.
  • Generate high-quality protocols, amendments, and reports appropriate for assigned studies.
  • Review, interpret, integrate, and present data on assisnged studies, using the assistance of senior scientific staff ass appropriate.
  • Function as contact for the planning and execution of sponsor interation related to assigned studies, including proposal managements and study scheduling, conduct, and reporting.
  • Provide technical and scientific guidance to the research staff.
  • Attend scientific meetings, conferences and training courses to enhance job and professional skills.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned. 

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a scientific related discipline. Related Master's degree or PhD/DVM preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of 6 to 7 years related experience in the contract research, academic, or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Other: Understanding of regulatory requirements of study types assigned, as well as Testing Facility SOPs and the Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) as appropriate. 

 

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 14,000 employees within 80 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 2018, revenue increased by 22% to $2.27 billion from $1.86 billion in 2017. 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 2018.

 

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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