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Lab Research Technician I - In-Vitro - United States  

Company managed [?] Still accepting applications

Posted on : 02 May 2017

Project Description

Responsibilities

BASIC SUMMARY:

With guidance, perform routine through moderately complex tasks associated with growing and maintaining cell lines for use in pre-clinical experiments. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform routine cell passages, maintain cell inventory and cryo-preserve cell lines.
  • Perform in vitro assays.
  • Collect, analyze, and prepare data.
  • Review study; provide feedback on accuracy of materials and report results to senior research staff.
  • Perform general maintenance and cleaning of laboratory equipment.
  • Perform CBC analysis on Cell Dyn 3700.
  • Assure all written documentation containing raw data has been properly processed before closing study folder upon study completion.
  • Inventory, re-stock and order supplies with the approval of manager.
  • Provide assistance to research associates as assigned.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications

  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in biology or related field.
  • Experience:  0 to 1year of experience in a pharmaceutical support laboratory (tissue culture, formulation, in vitro assays, etc) and experience in the collection and entry of data. Experience with mammalian cell culture and sterile technique preferred.
  •  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:  Able to efficiently manage tasks with high quality and  to adjust rapidly to changing experimental priorities while maintaining the integrity of data. Effective communication skills. Good organizational skills. Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team. Detail oriented. Excellent manual dexterity; ability to perform data entry. Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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