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Research Assistant I - United States  

Charles River (company)


Posted on : 08 May 2017

Project Description

BASIC SUMMARY:
  • Generate and record data with minimal supervision in the performance of studies. 
  • Responsible for handling and processing samples, and performing accurate data collection and reporting. Perform laboratory tasks by various basic methods.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  •   Perform basic laboratory procedures and collect and record/document research data in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), study protocols and company policies/practices.
  •   Under supervision may act as lead/primary technician on basic studies.
  •   Input, print and edit computer entries (e.g., laboratory data).
  •   Prepare materials and data for shipment and archiving.
  •   Receive samples and complete tracking documentation.
  •   Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements.
  •   Perform study preparation activities including collection tube labeling and room setup.
  •   Maintain clean work areas.
  •   Perform all other related duties as assigned.



Qualifications
  • Education:  Bachelor s degree (B.A. / B.S) or equivalent in laboratory science or related discipline required.
  • Experience:  Zero to two years related experience in biology, chemistry/pharmacy, or similar lab environment GLP experience 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:  
    • Proficient in basic technical skills and the operation of data collection equipment. 
    • Knowledge of GLPs and other federal regulations and guidelines. 
    • Basic understanding of study design and protocols; able to read basic study protocols and extract pertinent information. 
    • Must be able to perform effectively as a team member, accurately record data, follow verbal and written instructions, communicate effectively, and interact in a professional manner with management, coworkers, and sponsors. 
    • Able to quickly learn and utilize computer programs as needed; previous computer experience preferred.




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

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