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Charles River Laboratories Research Scientist 2 (DART) in Mattawan, Michigan

Research Scientist 2 (DART)

Req ID #: 64919

Location:

Mattawan, MI, US, 49071

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.

Job Summary

We are seeking an experiencedResearch Scientist 2for theStudy Directors - Drug Safety Evaluation (DSE) Team working inDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicologylocated inMattawan, MI.

AResearch Scientist 2 - Safety Assessmentserving as a study director (SD) is responsible for overseeing study conduct of preclinical efficacy and/or toxicology studies assigned by test facility management (TFM) within safety assessment; overseeing protocols/study plans; coordinating with technical teams for execution of studies, including establishing study schedules, verifying that standard operating procedures (SOPs) are available and adhered to, overseeing data recording and reporting, and verifying that regulatory requirements/expectations are met. The individual in this role interprets preclinical toxicity studies, evaluates and prepares reports from the data collected during these studies, communicates with sponsor representatives, and initiates contact with potential clients. May be involved with development of new technologies/procedures and may be required to manage departmental and procedural projects.

Qualifications(Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities required to accomplish the essential functions) include but are not limited to:· Bachelor’s/Master’s/PhD/PharmD/DVM/MD degree or equivalent in Toxicology, Pharmacology or a related discipline; with 5 or more years of related industry experience. Meets expectations related to essential duties and responsibilities of Research Scientist 1. May represent an entry level for individual with relevant PharmD/DVM/MD degree or equivalent in Toxicology, Pharmacology or a related discipline· An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.· Success in this role requires familiarity with: study/project costs and impact of changes, local and international regulations and GLPs as they relate to primary area of focus, study process from proposal to report, quality assurance (QA)/quality control (QC) processes, IACUC process, the SD role in animal welfare, effective communication with veterinary staff and internal/external clients in a manner that generates confidence and builds trust, and communication with technical supervisor and Scientific Manager on issues of overall project costs and its importance related to staffing and equipment issues.· Demonstrated ability to anticipate and recognize potential problems within programs and effectively communicate alternatives to clients and a meaningful fashion.· Strong communications skills, verbally and in writing at all levels inside and outside the organization.· Basic familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.· Computer skills, commensurate with Essential Functions, including the ability to learn a validated system.· Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to evenings, weekends, extended shifts, and/or extra shifts; sometimes on short notice.· Ability to work under specific time constraints.

About Safety AssessmentCharles 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 RiverCharles 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 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 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. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.

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 85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

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 crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

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