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.
Perform basic to complex tasks associated with or in support of Immunopathology 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.
Handle unfixed human and animal tissues (e.g. preparation of frozen OCT-embedded tissue blocks and cryotomy).
Perform dilution calculations, moderately complex chemistry, and problem solving.
Perform troubleshooting and methods design with study pathologists
Ensure the use of appropriate positive/negative tissue controls; fixations, staining procedures/techniques, and solution preparation
Input, print and edit computer entries (e.g., laboratory data).
Receive samples and complete tracking documentation
Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements
Perform more difficult/strenuous Immunopathology tasks (e.g. high volume staining, simultaneous staining of different procedures, high volume cryotomy, precomplexes, and/or cross-reactivity staining, etc.)
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent exp in lab science field PLUS 4 or more years in biology, chemistry/pharmacy. GLP exp required
Internal Number: 47728
About Charles River
Charles River is an early stage contract research organization. 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 and non Good Laboratory Practice, to support clients from target identification through clinical development. We provide a suite of products and services to support our clients clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. 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 clients unique challenges. At Charles River, we are passionate about our role improving the quality of peoples 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.