Scientist 2

  • Worcester, MA

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Scientific Research



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 SummaryWe are seeking a Scientist 2 for our Discovery site located Worcester. In this position individuals will serve as a Scientific team member for the Immunoassay department. This position requires expertise in all aspects of the skills necessary to satisfy the overall responsibilities of the scientific and operational conduct of pharmacokinetic and immunogenicity methods development, validation, and sample analysis. The position is largely focused upon leveraging the individual's scientific strength, hands on expertise and experience. The position may also involve mentoring junior staff. The following are minimum qualifications related to the Scientist 2 position: Education: Bachelor's Degree (B.S./B.A) or equivalent in a scientific related discipline. Related Master's degree (M.S./M.A.) or Ph.D/D.V.M. preferred.Experience: Five to seven years previous directly related laboratory experience in immunoanalytical experimental design and execution, data collection, data analysis and interpretation, and result presentation.An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.Certification/Licensure: None.Other: Exceptional analytical and problem solving capabilities. Full understanding of regulatory requirements of study types assigned, as well as Testing Facility SOPs and Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), as appropriate. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a team environment. Able to prioritize work and meet deadlines under minimal direction. Proficiency in the use of standard software including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc. and with standard laboratory calculations. Proficiency in the use of analytical instrumentation software such as SoftMax Pro, MSD, and Watson with the ability to troubleshoot for routine and non-routine work.About DiscoveryDiscovery 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 RiverCharles 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. Equal Employment Opportunity Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet For more information, please visit www.criver.com.
Associated topics: aseptic, drug discovery, food scientist, health, industrial hygienist, microbiological, nephrology, pharmacometrics, therapy, vaccine


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