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Research Assistant II - United States  

Charles River (company)

Posted on : 16 April 2017

Project Description



Responsible for performing moderately complex laboratory work in collaboration with departmental staff.
Perform analysis of moderately complex laboratory assays based on protocols and in compliance with SOPs and GLP regulations.
Record project data in accordance with GLP regulations.
Set up basic laboratory equipment and instrumentation with guidance from senior technical staff.
Adhere to current Health and Safety regulations.
Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree (B.S./B.A) or equivalent in a scientific related discipline.
Experience:  Two to four years related laboratory experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical or contract laboratory environment.
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:  Demonstrated analytical and problem solving capabilities. Understanding of regulatory requirements of study types assigned, as well as Testing Facility SOPs and the Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), as appropriate. Written and verbal communication skills. Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines. Proficiency in the use of standard software including Microsoft® Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc. and with standard laboratory calculations.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk, work/type at computer and repetitive use of hands.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
General office and lab working conditions, the noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to wear protective clothing (i.e. goggles, face shield, cap, gloves, scrubs, shoe covers), work near toxic or caustic chemicals, work with biohazards. 
The employee may occasionally be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, unpleasant odors and extreme temperature conditions.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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