Charles River Spencerville , OH 45887
Research Scientist II - Toxicology
Req ID #: 39628
Spencerville, OH, US, 45887
For 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 a Research Scientist II for our Safety Assessment site located in Spencerville, OH.
The Research Scientist II will serve as a scientist in the conduct of assigned nonclinical research studies moderate to high complexity, to include study management, interpretation and recording of study data, and assuring the regulatory compliance of these projects. Additionally, you will participate in and coordinate all phases of the study planning process, generating high-quality protocols, amendments, and reports for studies to which you are assigned. You will also review, interpret, integrate, and present data on assigned studies with minimal assistance. You will be expected to function independently as a contact for the planning and execution of sponsor interaction related to assigned studies, assist in the oversight of the laboratory, review reports for peers as needed, mentor and provide technical and scientific guidance to research staff, and attend scientific meetings conferences, and training courses to enhance job and professional skills.
The following are minimum requirements related to the Research Scientist II position.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a scientific related discipline required. Related Master's degree or PhD/DVM preferred.
Minimum of 8 to 9 years related experience in the contract research, academic, or pharmaceutical industry.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Must have an understanding of regulatory requirements of study types assigned, as well as Testing Facility SOPs and the Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), as appropriate.
Must demonstrate leadership skills as they pertain to intra- and interdepartmental initiatives, Sponsor interactions, and business development.
Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
Must have the ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize work, and meet deadlines.
Proficiency in the use of standard software including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc. is required.
Must be proficient with standard laboratory calculations.
About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market. Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.
About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients' clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.
With over 13,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client's unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 80% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2017.
For more information, please visit www.criver.com.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet
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