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Research Assistant II - United States  

Charles River (company)

Posted on : 13 August 2017

Project Description

Company Statement

For nearly 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.


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

Responsible for performing moderately complex laboratory work in collaboration with departmental staff.

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

  • 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.
  • 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

Equal Employment Opportunity

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