Responsible for the qualification and release testing of all immunologic reagents (antigens and antisera) produced at the laboratory.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Perform Quality Control testing on Avian Vaccine Services reagents.
•Test and characterize reference standards for antigens and antisera.
•Maintain stocks of reference standards and re-qualify standards as needed.
•Qualify each new lot of antigen or antiserum to verify that it meets the standard requirements.
•Generate Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and related documents associated with these tasks.
•Harvest chick embryo fibroblast, chick embryo kidney and chick embryo liver cells for in-house use.
•Assist in projects related to maintenance and improvement of quality control in the laboratory at the request of the management.
•Perform testing on commercial and contract submissions.
•Perform all other related duties as assigned.Qualifications
•Education: Associate’s degree (A.A./A.S.) in life science or related discipline. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
•Experience: 2 years related experience
•An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
**May not own or have contact with other birds or poultry.**
Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet