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Charles River provides essential products and services to help pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, government agencies and leading academic institutions around the globe accelerate their research and drug development efforts.

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When you join Charles River, you become part of a family that has had a significant impact on the health and well-being of our families, friends and colleagues across the globe. In the past few years alone we’ve helped our clients with the critical research required to develop new, approved treatments for cancer, weight loss, cystic fibrosis, leukemia, IBS, epilepsy, Cushing’s disease and other conditions.

Working at Charles River provides you with a chance to make a difference in the world. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, quality, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in supporting the life-saving and valuable work we perform on behalf of our clients. In return, we’ll offer you opportunities to learn, grow and build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Charles River Positions

Animal Care Technician I
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 e perform. In retrn, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.ResponsibilitiesBASIC SUMMARY:Perform daily animal husbandry duties.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Clean laboratory animal rooms and laboratory animal housing according to a schedule devised by senior personnel.  Includes floor sweeping and washing, cage washing, changing of cage pans, removal of animal waste, changing and washing of water bottles and feeders, sanitizing carts, surgery tables, kick stools, water supply bottles and feed barrels. Record and initial all required in relevant room/logbook records. Feed and water laboratory animals, and monitor feed and water consumption of animals. Change room filters and clean vents behind them. For rooms monitored by temp-scribe devices, observe and report room temperature and humidity valuable outside of acceptable ranges. Monitor and record chlorine level, air flow and light timer checks. Receive, store and distribute supplies.  Report low inventory to supervisor. May assist in handling and grooming, weighing of and receiving of animals. Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.QualificationsEducation:   High School diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D) preferred.Experience:  Animal handling in a veterinary or commercial or industry establishment preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.Certification/Licensure: LAT, ALAT, or LATG preferred.Other:  Must be able to perform accurate data record keeping in compliance with GLP guidelines.  Must be able to meet core competencies of an Animal Care Technician I.             Equal Employment OpportunityCharles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetAbout 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 120 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 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 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 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.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 ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.For more information, please visit www.criver.com.Charles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
Animal Care Technician I
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 e perform. In retrn, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.ResponsibilitiesBASIC SUMMARY:Perform daily animal husbandry duties.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Clean laboratory animal rooms and laboratory animal housing according to a schedule devised by senior personnel.  Includes floor sweeping and washing, cage washing, changing of cage pans, removal of animal waste, changing and washing of water bottles and feeders, sanitizing carts, surgery tables, kick stools, water supply bottles and feed barrels. Record and initial all required in relevant room/logbook records. Feed and water laboratory animals, and monitor feed and water consumption of animals. Change room filters and clean vents behind them. For rooms monitored by temp-scribe devices, observe and report room temperature and humidity valuable outside of acceptable ranges. Monitor and record chlorine level, air flow and light timer checks. Receive, store and distribute supplies.  Report low inventory to supervisor. May assist in handling and grooming, weighing of and receiving of animals. Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.QualificationsEducation:   High School diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D) preferred.Experience:  Animal handling in a veterinary or commercial or industry establishment preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.Certification/Licensure: LAT, ALAT, or LATG preferred.Other:  Must be able to perform accurate data record keeping in compliance with GLP guidelines.  Must be able to meet core competencies of an Animal Care Technician I.             Equal Employment OpportunityCharles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetAbout 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 120 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 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 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 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.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 ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.For more information, please visit www.criver.com.Charles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
Administrative Support Specialist IV
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 e perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.ResponsibilitiesApply your knowledge, skills and experience in the biomedical environment by taking the opportunity to join our dedicated team who provide high level executive support to the chief, staff, visiting consultants, PRB management and quest. You actively interact with internal/external customers to handle request, inquiries, and complaints and to provide assistance. Assignments involve work of a confidential or complex nature.Answer e-mails and telephones, taking complete messages and determining urgency of call and locates / pages individual or refers caller to appropriate back up staff member; arranges conference calls. Performs daily computer system backup and maintains written backup log. Coordinates with accounting to ensure timely payment of invoices. Arranges or helps arrange travel, and lodging; collects travel information including per diem rates, prices for hotels, airlines, and conference and/or course registration and utilizes Concur travel system. Helps track and reconcile reimbursement requests.Performs electronic word processing, data entry, and calendar maintenance to include: Excel, Outlook email and calendars, database management, and word processing software in providing administrative support to PRB management and staff. Types minutes, manuscripts, reports, and enters orders into the appropriate computer programPrepares and distributes a variety of reports.   Collects and assimilates report data, proofreads and corrects, submits for final review and distributes approved reports.Prepares and submits required written records, charts, tables, logs and inventories as requested by supervisor.Maintains calendar for management staff, sets up appointments, prepares and distributes rosters.Types requisitions and obtains quotes based upon information provided by requestor.Enters data to into pre-existing spread sheets, as well as, construct new spreadsheets as needed.File, establish and maintain files, retrieves documents from files and protects confidentiality of offices files. Maintains offices supplies and inventory; assist with property tracking and equipment inventory. Assists in coordinating and scheduling work orders or activities and tracking maintenance and handyman requests for building operations, including HVAC, telephone, security, and computer systems, training equipment and utilities. Works effectively with service providers, landlord and corporate services to ensure timely resolution of concerns. Uses and helps maintain general office equipment (fax and copy machines, PC, laminator, printers) and arranges for service as needed. Makes deliveries to other campus sites (walking and driving), and orders site supplies; Receives and sorts mail and packages, occasionally delivers urgent documents, medical supplies, or other essential items.QualificationsHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED). Achievement of an Associate or Bachelor degree are preferred. A minimum of three year experience working in administrative support required.  Experience working in a medical environment or with scientific staff very helpful.  Must be able to type 70wpm.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.Advanced written (grammar and punctuation) and oral communication skills as well as outstanding secretarial, clerical, organizational and administrative support skills.  Must have excellent typing skills and ability to take oral dictation by typing text as Branch Chief speaks. Computer literacy in Microsoft Outlook, word processing and database record keeping required; (common software programs used are Excel, Outlook, Word, Access, and Power Point).    =About Insourcing SolutionsCharles River Insourcing Solutions can streamline research by delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic insourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery through safety assessment. Insourcing Solutions provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space. 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 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 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 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015. 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 ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.For more information, please visit www.criver.com. Equal Employment OpportunityCharles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetCharles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
Administrative Support Specialist IV
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 e perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.ResponsibilitiesApply your knowledge, skills and experience in the biomedical environment by taking the opportunity to join our dedicated team who provide high level executive support to the chief, staff, visiting consultants, PRB management and quest. You actively interact with internal/external customers to handle request, inquiries, and complaints and to provide assistance. Assignments involve work of a confidential or complex nature.Answer e-mails and telephones, taking complete messages and determining urgency of call and locates / pages individual or refers caller to appropriate back up staff member; arranges conference calls. Performs daily computer system backup and maintains written backup log. Coordinates with accounting to ensure timely payment of invoices. Arranges or helps arrange travel, and lodging; collects travel information including per diem rates, prices for hotels, airlines, and conference and/or course registration and utilizes Concur travel system. Helps track and reconcile reimbursement requests.Performs electronic word processing, data entry, and calendar maintenance to include: Excel, Outlook email and calendars, database management, and word processing software in providing administrative support to PRB management and staff. Types minutes, manuscripts, reports, and enters orders into the appropriate computer programPrepares and distributes a variety of reports.   Collects and assimilates report data, proofreads and corrects, submits for final review and distributes approved reports.Prepares and submits required written records, charts, tables, logs and inventories as requested by supervisor.Maintains calendar for management staff, sets up appointments, prepares and distributes rosters.Types requisitions and obtains quotes based upon information provided by requestor.Enters data to into pre-existing spread sheets, as well as, construct new spreadsheets as needed.File, establish and maintain files, retrieves documents from files and protects confidentiality of offices files. Maintains offices supplies and inventory; assist with property tracking and equipment inventory. Assists in coordinating and scheduling work orders or activities and tracking maintenance and handyman requests for building operations, including HVAC, telephone, security, and computer systems, training equipment and utilities. Works effectively with service providers, landlord and corporate services to ensure timely resolution of concerns. Uses and helps maintain general office equipment (fax and copy machines, PC, laminator, printers) and arranges for service as needed. Makes deliveries to other campus sites (walking and driving), and orders site supplies; Receives and sorts mail and packages, occasionally delivers urgent documents, medical supplies, or other essential items.QualificationsHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED). Achievement of an Associate or Bachelor degree are preferred. A minimum of three year experience working in administrative support required.  Experience working in a medical environment or with scientific staff very helpful.  Must be able to type 70wpm.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.Advanced written (grammar and punctuation) and oral communication skills as well as outstanding secretarial, clerical, organizational and administrative support skills.  Must have excellent typing skills and ability to take oral dictation by typing text as Branch Chief speaks. Computer literacy in Microsoft Outlook, word processing and database record keeping required; (common software programs used are Excel, Outlook, Word, Access, and Power Point).    =About Insourcing SolutionsCharles River Insourcing Solutions can streamline research by delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic insourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery through safety assessment. Insourcing Solutions provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space. 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 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 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 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015. 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 ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.For more information, please visit www.criver.com. Equal Employment OpportunityCharles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetCharles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
Animal Care Technician I
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 e perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.We are seeking an experienced Animal Care Technician I for our Safety Assessment site located in Shrewsbury, MA. Responsible for performing operational, administrative and technical tasks to provide comprehensive care for all species of laboratory animals at the site, including: daily health observations, feeding/watering, sanitizing primary and secondary enclosures, environmental enrichment, handling and restraint and related tasks. Assist with the movement of animals and stocking of supplies. May serve as lead/primary technician and perform technical duties with guidance.The following are minimum requirements related to the Animal Care Technician I position:Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.) required.Experience: Minimum of 6 months related experience in animal research and/or husbandry preferred or must have demonstrated full knowledge of competencies and positive performance at the previous level. Experience working in a regulated environment preferred.An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.Certification/Licensure: AALAS certification at the ALAT level preferredOther: Ability to handle common laboratory animal species. Basic knowledge of GLP regulations preferred. Ability to work on assignments that are semi-routine in nature in which ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. Ability to receive and understand general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.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 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 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 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.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 ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.For more information, please visit www.criver.com. Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetCharles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
Animal Care Technician I
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 e perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.We are seeking an experienced Animal Care Technician I for our Safety Assessment site located in Shrewsbury, MA. Responsible for performing operational, administrative and technical tasks to provide comprehensive care for all species of laboratory animals at the site, including: daily health observations, feeding/watering, sanitizing primary and secondary enclosures, environmental enrichment, handling and restraint and related tasks. Assist with the movement of animals and stocking of supplies. May serve as lead/primary technician and perform technical duties with guidance.The following are minimum requirements related to the Animal Care Technician I position:Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.) required.Experience: Minimum of 6 months related experience in animal research and/or husbandry preferred or must have demonstrated full knowledge of competencies and positive performance at the previous level. Experience working in a regulated environment preferred.An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.Certification/Licensure: AALAS certification at the ALAT level preferredOther: Ability to handle common laboratory animal species. Basic knowledge of GLP regulations preferred. Ability to work on assignments that are semi-routine in nature in which ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. Ability to receive and understand general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.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 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 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 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.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 ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.For more information, please visit www.criver.com. Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetCharles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
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