Research Scientist 1 (Immunology-Lab Sciences)
Company: Charles River Laboratories
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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 a Research Scientist 1 (Immunology-Lab Sciences) for
our Safety Assessment Group site located in Ashland, OH.
The Research Scientist 1 is responsible for the conduct of assigned
nonclinical research studies of basic to moderate complexity, to
include study management, interpretation and reporting of study
data, and assuring the regulatory compliance of these projects. The
ideal candidate will be a subject matter expert in the field of
immunology (immuno-oncology experience a plus) whose experience has
been gained through a combination of academic and laboratory
research settings. Strong publications in the field of immunology
preferred. In addition, the candidate will be an expert in most of
the commonly used laboratory immunological techniques such as flow
cytometry (multicolor flow cytometry experience preferred), ELISA,
Multiplex, ELISPOT and cell culture work. Flow cytometry data
analysis using FCS express/FlowJo/similar software is
- Serve as a study director in the direction and execution of
assigned studies in compliance with GLP regulations as they apply
to the conduct of nonclinical research.
- Participate in proposal management and bid development process.
Assist in the review of Letters of Commitment (LOC) in cooperation
with client services.
- Participate in and coordinate all phases of the study planning
process with appropriate departments.
- Generate high-quality protocols, amendments, and reports
appropriate for assigned studies.
- Review, interpret, integrate, and present data on assigned
studies, using the assistance of senior scientific staff as
- Function as contact for the planning and execution of sponsor
interaction related to assigned studies, including proposal
management and study scheduling, conduct and reporting.
- Provide technical and scientific guidance to the research
- Attend scientific meetings, conferences and training courses to
enhance job and professional skills.
- Perform all other related duties as assigned
- Ph.D. or equivalent in toxicology or related scientific related
- 0-1 years related laboratory experience, preferrably 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.
- Understanding of regulatory requirements of study types
assigned, as well as Testing Facility SOPs and the Good Laboratory
Practices (GLPs), as appropriate. Effective written and verbal
communication skills. Ability to handle multiple projects,
prioritize work and meet deadlines. Proficiency in the use of
standard software including Microsoft - Excel, Word, Powerpoint,
etc. and with standard laboratory calculations.About Safety
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
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