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Associate Scientist I - United States  

Charles River (company)


Posted on : 08 June 2017

Project Description


This position will be involved in all aspects of studies supporting the bioanalysis of drug molecules in multiple matrices.  The position is hands-on, working in close cooperation with and under the guidance of more senior staff members in a fast-paced environment where a commitment to teamwork, quality data and speed is essential.

  •   Independently perform routine procedures for sample preparation and analysis.
  •   With minimum guidance, perform non-routine procedures for sample preparation and analysis.
  •   Understand and use analytical instrumentation for routine work.
  •   Troubleshoot analytical instrumentation with the guidance of senior staff.
  •   Identify and report difficulties with various aspects of  extraction / analysis
  •   Ensure that raw data records are accurate, complete, and in appropriate order.
  •   Perform all other related duties as assigned.

  • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree (B.S./B.A) or equivalent in a scientific related discipline.
  • Experience:  One to three years related laboratory experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical or contract laboratory environment.
  •   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:  
    • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving capabilities. 
    • Understanding of regulatory requirements of study types assigned, as well as Testing Facility SOPs and the Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), as appropriate. 
    • Written and verbal communication skills. 
    • Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines under minimal direction.
    •  Proficiency in the use of standard software including Microsoft Excel, Word, Power point, etc. and with standard laboratory calculations.
    •  Proficiency in the use of analytical instrumentation software.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Our company  is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet