Associate Scientist 2, Ligand Binding

Charles River Laboratories International Inc (CRL)

Worcester, MA, US, 01608

Associate Scientist 2, Ligand Binding Req ID #:  94352 Location: 

Worcester, MA, US, 01608 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 experienced Associate Scientist 2, Ligand Binding for our Discovery site located in Worcester, MA.

The successful candidate should have at least one year experience with ligand binding / immunoassays in conventional ELISA, MSD, and/or Gyros platforms. This position will be involved in multiple aspects of bioanalysis in multiple matrices, with a focus on large molecules, collaborating between our bioanalytical and oncology groups. The position is hands-on, and the work is performed in close cooperation with and under the guidance of more senior staff members in a fast-paced environment where a commitment to teamwork, quality data and speed is essential.

The following are minimum requirements related to the Associate Scientist 2, Ligand Bindingposition.

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

Experience: Minimum 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.

More experienced candidates would also be considered at a higher level.

Certification/Licensure: None.

Other: Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving capabilities. Demonstrated ability to understand and follow relevant regulatory requirements, guidance documents, protocols, and procedures. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines under minimal direction. Proficiency in the use of standard software including Microsoft® Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc. and with standard laboratory calculations. Proficiency in the use of analytical instrumentation software.

About Discovery

Discovery from Charles River is industry-proven in the successful development of novel therapies, with over 320 patents and 74 preclinical drug candidates delivered to our sponsors in the past 17 years. Backed by more than 650 scientists, our comprehensive, integrated portfolio employs the latest technology and platforms to provide chemistry, biology, and pharmacology services that support clients from the earliest stages of hit identification all the way through to IND. Our client-focused, collaborative approach creates true partnerships that anticipate challenges, overcome obstacles, and move us forward together on the journey of getting new drugs to market.


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 13,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 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 80% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2017.


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Equal Employment Opportunity

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

Nearest Major Market: Worcester

Job Segment: Chemistry, Scientific, Biotech, Scientist, Pharmaceutical, Science, Engineering

2021-04-04 00:00:00

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