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Laboratory Assistant - Molecular Biology - United States  

Charles River (company)

Posted on : 19 September 2017

Project Description


We are seeking a Laboratory Assistant -Molecular Biology for our Biologics Testing Solutions site located in Malvern, PA.

Performs semi-technical laboratory and research procedures as well as routine maintenance of molecular biology lab under the general supervision of senior laboratory personnel.

  • Follows standard operating procedures (SOP) for maintaining laboratory equipment and facilities.
  • Prepares reagents, solutions, and other media for research experimentation.
  • Assists with inventory, ordering, receiving and stocking of laboratory supplies and equipment.
  • Coordinate and/or conduct laboratory equipment maintenance and calibration.
  • Maintain a safe working environment by adhering to company policies and procedures.
  •  Maintains clear, accurate and timely documentation of all laboratory work.
  • Efficiently organize, prioritize and plan work schedule.
  • Regularly and effectively communicate with other lab personnel and supervisor regarding all aspects of the day to day operations of the laboratory.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.


The following are minimum requirements related to the Laboratory Assistant -Molecular Biology position.

  • Education: 0 to 2 years of related college coursework preferred    
  • Experience: 0 to 1 year working experience as a lab assistant or exposure to laboratory work preferred   
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure: None

Equal Employment Opportunity

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