Research Analyst I, Genetic & In Vitro Toxicology

at Charles River Laboratories in Skokie, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Research Analyst I, Genetic & In Vitro Toxicology

Req ID #: 223205


Skokie, IL, US, 60077

For 75 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.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Research Analyst I for our Genetic & In Vitro Toxicology Team at our Safety Assessment site located in Skokie, IL .

Responsible for performing moderately complex laboratory work in collaboration with Genetic & In Vitro Toxicology departmental staff, based on studies developed by Study Directors. Studies will follow SOPs and GLP regulations. Primary responsibility will be performing assays (Ames and Cell) that detect mutagenic properties and genotoxic potential of test articles.

Essential Functions (The fundamental Competencies/Skills & Responsibilities of the role (products and services provided/results accomplished) include, but are not limited to, those listed:

+ Perform analysis of moderately complex laboratory assays based on protocols and in compliance with SOPs and GLP regulations.

+ Perform peer review of raw data.

+ Enter data points of work performed in Excel and SmartSheets to develop KPI’s.

+ Accurately record project data in accordance with GLP regulations.

+ Assist in data traceability with all appropriate departments (SD/QC/QA/Management)

+ Ensure laboratory is clean and organized.

+ Provides assistance as needed to ensure alignment with Site Operations maintenance and or equipment schedules. Perform instrument monitor responsibilities as assigned.

+ 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.

The starting pay for this position is $24.00/hr. Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, education, certifications, and location

Qualifications (Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities required to accomplish the essential functions) include but are not limited to:

+ Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.S./B.A) or equivalent in a scientific related discipline.

+ Experience: Zero to two 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 with the ability to follow up on tasks. Ability to manage time by prioritizing work and meeting deadlines. Ability to work inclusively as a part of a team. Proficiency in the use of standard software including Microsoft® Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc. and 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 300 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 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 20 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 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer – all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to [email protected] . This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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Job Posting: JC260537238

Posted On: May 30, 2024

Updated On: Jun 13, 2024

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