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Associate Director Immunoanalytical Services

Req ID #:  40729

Worcester, MA, US, 01605

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 Associate Director, Immunoanalytical Services for our Discovery site located in Worcester, MA


The Associate Director, Immunoanalytical Services  will manage the Immunoanalytical Services group including the overall scientific, regulatory compliance, operational, and client management of immunoanalytical programs. The individual is largely focused upon leveraging their scientific strengths and decision-making ability through the mentoring and management staff across multiple programs, scientific areas and client interactions. The individual is expected to make a significant contribution to the building and refinement of department operational infrastructure. The individual will contribute to the financial, business development and sales goals of the Immunoanalytical Services Group. 

The following are minimum requirements related to the Associate Director, Immunoanalytical Services position.
  • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in immunology, biochemistry or a related scientific discipline. Master’s or PhD preferred.
  • Experience:  8 to 10 years relevant laboratory experience in a contract research organization (CRO), biotechnology, or pharmaceutical environment, working to Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) standards. At least 3 years management experience, including staff management and development.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute.
  • Certification/Licensure:  None
  • Other:  Management and problem solving skills. Demonstrated abilities in analytical, quantitative and critical thinking. Ability to handle multiple projects, meet deadlines and make executive level decisions. Detail oriented, flexible with the ability to work well in a team-oriented environment. Proven ability to work in a dynamic, deadline driven environment. Proficient project management, presentation, and communication skills. Proficient with computers and standard application software.


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 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.


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Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet

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