Scientist - Flow Cytometry and Biomarkers

Charles River Laboratories International Inc (CRL)

Mattawan, MI, US, 49071

Scientist - Flow Cytometry and Biomarkers Req ID #:  99492 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 aScientistfor ourBiomarkers and Investigative Pathology Departmentlocated inMattawan, MI

AScientistin theBiomarkers and Investigative Pathology Departmentis responsible for developing and/or validating methodsand/or procedures, to either quantify/synthesize chemical entities, or prepare formulated testarticles or supporting compounds, or conduct studies of chemical compounds in vitro or in vivo,according to applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), study protocols and/or GxPregulations. A Scientist may have general oversight and management of assigned staff,verifying compliance to departmental policies and procedures, facilitating the timely completionof projects, and effectively managing resources. Individuals in this role demonstrate expertise intheir field, lead others through scientific mentorship and/or publications, complete assignedprojects on time, and communicate effectively. A Scientist is expected to work independently,participate in process improvement initiatives, may supervise others, and may function as aPrincipal Investigator, Individual Scientist, Study Director and/ or Project Scientist.

For this position, we are looking for the following specific skills: Experience in Ligand Binding based Assays, specifically Immunohistochemisty, Confocal Microscopy, Advanced Imaging Techniques, Cell based Assays and Immunology. Job Qualifications

The following are minimum requirements related to theScientistposition:

HS/GED/Associate degree and 15 or more years of relevant experience; or Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in a relevant field and 7-10 years of relevant experience; orDoctoral degree in a relevant field and 2-5 years of relevant experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactorysubstitute for the specific education and experience listed above. Demonstrated ability to manage, problem solve, handle multiple projects, meet deadlines,make executive decisions, and work well in a flexible, team-oriented, deadline drivenenvironment. Proficient in project management, making presentations, and analytical/quantitative/criticalthinking. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing at all levels inside and outside theorganization. Basic familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite. Computer skills, commensurate with Essential Functions, including the ability to learn avalidated system. Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited toevenings, weekends, extended shifts, and/or extra shifts; sometimes on short notice. Ability to work under specific time constraints.

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 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 [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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2021-04-03 00:00:00

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