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Research Assistant I - United States  

Charles River (company)

Posted on : 13 August 2017

Project Description


We are seeking an experienced Research Assistant I for our Safety Assessment site located in Skokie, IL.

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.


The following are minimum requirements related to the Research Assistant I position.
  • 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.
  • 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

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