Study Director - Ocular and Neurosciences (ONS)

Req ID #:  74152
Location: 

Senneville, Quebec, CA, H9X 3R3

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


 

Function as an independent Study Director in accordance with the applicable Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs).

 

  • Designs, writes, reviews and edits, as necessary, Study Plans, amendments and study schedules that define and schedule all study activities.
  • Oversees and cordinates all aspects of study procedures, whether performed within the department or by service departments.
  • Ensures that prjects are performed according to Standard Operating Procedures and Good Laboratory Practice regulations and is aware of appropriate regulations, guidelines and guidances.
  • Writes, reviews and edits, as necessary, draft r final reports that document all study related procedures and results.
  • Prompt verbal or written communication with Sponsors on study related business.
  • Understands regulations and GLP’s as they relate to primary area of focus.
  • Oversees and coordinates study conduct (protocol development, technical guidance, and reporting).
  • Assists in study planning, scheduling, and execution under the supervision of Sr. Scientist(s)/Scientific Manager.
  • Host client visits and telephone/video conferences with support/guidance from Sr. Scientist(s) as needed.
  • Effectively communicates with internal and external clients in a manner that generates confidence and builds trust.
  • Works on studies/programs of basic complexity.
  • Basic knowledge of Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Control (QC) process.
  • Gains familiarity with overall project costs and communicates with the technical supervisor as well as the Scientific Manager on issues of staffing and equipment.
  • May attend scientific meetings, conferences and training courses to enhance job and professional skills.

 

Education:  Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) or equivalent in Toxicology, Pharmacology, or related discipline.  Prefer Master’s (MA/MS), Doctorate (PhD), PharmD, DVM, or MD degree or equivalent.

Experience:  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 300 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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