Scientific Associate Jobs Vacancy in Charles River Laboratories Horsham
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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.
This is an entry level trainee position for a Study Director/Scientist within the Safety Assessment division of Charles River Laboratories, Inc (CRL). A Study Director/Scientist has overall responsibility for the technical conduct of studies according to FDA or other applicable guidelines and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) regulations. With guidance from senior scientific staff, serve as a Study Director in the direction and execution of assigned non-GLP and GLP studies as they apply to the conduct of preclinical research. In preparation to become a Study Director the objectives during this training period will be to ready the individual to be overall responsible of protocols/study plans, study schedules, Standard Operating Procedures and familiarity/awareness of study cost estimates. Overall interpretation of preclinical toxicity studies, evaluation and preparation of reports from the data collected during these studies, communication with sponsor representatives, initiating contact with potential clients, and may be involved with development of new technologies/procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Acquires knowledge of relevant processes and procedures established at CRL.
- Acquires knowledge and familiarity with performance expectations of a Study Director at CRL.
- Acquires knowledge of regulations and GLP’s as they relate to primary area of focus.
- Acquires knowledge of the study process from proposal to report.
- Acquires knowledge of the Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Control (QC) process.
- Acquires knowledge of interactions with veterinary staff, the animal ethical/IACUC process, and the Study Director role in animal welfare.
- Provide scientific support to Study Directors and Scientific Management.
- Under the supervision of Sr. Scientist(s)/Scientific Manager,
- Gains understanding in designing and overseeing the accuracy of study plans/protocols and amendments that define and schedule all study activities.
- Oversees and coordinates aspects of study conduct, whether performed within the department or by service departments.
- Ensures that assigned projects are performed according to the Study Plan/Protocol, Standard Operating Procedures, applicable guidelines/guidances and/or GLP regulations.
- Reviews, interprets, and analyzes preclinical data and reports (draft and final) the results of assigned studies.
- Communicates (verbal or written) with internal and external clients on study-related business.
- Ensures that all data for assigned studies are accurately recorded and verified.Ensures that at the end of the study, all raw data, supporting documentation, protocols, specimens and final reports are archived.
- May attend scientific meetings, conferences and training courses to enhance job and professional skills.
- Performs all other related duties as assigned.
- Education: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) or equivalent in Toxicology, Pharmacology, or related discipline.
- Experience: 3-5 years relevant experience in a CRO or scientific organization. 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
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.