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Laboratory Technician I, GTS

Req ID #:  40743
Location: 

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887

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.

We are seeking an experienced Laboratory Technician I for our Genetic Testing Services (GTS) site located in Wilmington, MA

A Laboratory Technician I in the GTS laboratory is responsible for the effective processing and reporting of both internal and external genotyping samples to include Taqman based PCR on 96 well and 384 well platforms.  Fundamental knowledge of Mendelian genetics and PCR is preferred.  Knowledge of molecular techniques and ability to operate typical laboratory equipment (specifically pipettes, thermocyclers and spectrophotometer) is also preferred. Strong organization and prioritization skills are required. An attention to detail and accuracy is a must. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required.  Employee must have the ability to communicate effectively in a small group or one-on-one setting. Basic Microsoft skills are required (for example, Word and Excel).

Qualifications

The following are minimum requirements related to the Laboratory Technician I, GTS position.

  •  Education:  Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or equivalent in biological sciences or related discipline.
  • Experience:  0 to 2 years related technical experience in a Pharmaceutical, Biotech or Contract Research Organization laboratory environment 
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above

 

About Research Models & Services
Fundamental to basic research and discovery is the use of in vivo models to help identify disease targets and determine potential biological pathways that regulate the condition.  As the world’s leader in the production and distribution of the highest quality research animal, with 1 out of 2 animal models produced for preclinical research globally, we understand the importance of this step. With seven decades of experience, our expertise is unmatched, allowing us to provide you with the perfect model, including disease-specific and preconditioned options, for basic research and beyond.

 

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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