Charles River
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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

Research Technician I
Company StatementFor 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 we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.ResponsibilitiesWe are seeking an experienced Research Technician I for our Safety Assessment site located in Ashland, OH.Collect and record data with minimal supervision in the performance of studies. Responsible for handling and restraining animals, clinical observations, sample collection, monitoring food consumption, animal husbandry, and performing accurate data collection and reporting. Administer test substances by various basic methods.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 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.QualificationsThe following are minimum requirements related to the Research Technician I position. Perform in-life technical procedures (e.g., clipping, handling, binding, removals, body weight, dosing). Administer test substances by various basic methods (e.g., oral gavage). Input, print and edit computer entries (e.g., in life numbers, body weights, food consumption and clinical observation). Under supervision may act as lead/primary technician on basic studies. Observe animals for general health and overall well being. Collect and record research data and biological specimens in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs), study protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Read basic study protocols and extract pertinent information. Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements. Retrieve and view SOPs using appropriate database. Use GLPs, SOPs, processes and company policies when performing all job functions. Handle, restrain, and provide care for all species of laboratory animals at the site. Perform study preparation activities including collection tube labeling and room setup. Maintain clean work areas (e.g.: laboratory area, primary enclosures, animal exam areas). Receive animals (e.g., general health observation, sexing and identification) of all species, if applicable for the site. Perform all other related duties as assigned.Who May ApplyThe policy of Charles River Laboratories is to provide advancement opportunities to all qualified employees within the company through transfers or promotions.Regular Full and Part Time employees may apply for a Job Posting if they meet the eligibility requirements set forth in the Internal Job Posting policy.Regular Full and Part Time Employees must complete at least six months of continuous active service in their position prior to applying. Regular Full and Part Time Employees are eligible to participate in the Job Posting Process if their current overall performance appraisal rating is equivalent to "satisfactory" or better.Regular Full and Part Time Employees cannot be in any stage of a disciplinary action.Regular Full and Part Time Employees on leave of absence are not eligible to apply.How To Apply Regular full and part-time employees complete and submit the online application via ESS. Regular Full and Part Time employees will be considered prior to sourcing external candidates. Under unique circumstances external sources may be considered concurrently with internal applicants.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.
Research Technician I
Company StatementFor 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 we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.ResponsibilitiesWe are seeking an experienced Research Technician I for our Safety Assessment site located in Ashland, OH.Collect and record data with minimal supervision in the performance of studies. Responsible for handling and restraining animals, clinical observations, sample collection, monitoring food consumption, animal husbandry, and performing accurate data collection and reporting. Administer test substances by various basic methods.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 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.QualificationsThe following are minimum requirements related to the Research Technician I position. Perform in-life technical procedures (e.g., clipping, handling, binding, removals, body weight, dosing). Administer test substances by various basic methods (e.g., oral gavage). Input, print and edit computer entries (e.g., in life numbers, body weights, food consumption and clinical observation). Under supervision may act as lead/primary technician on basic studies. Observe animals for general health and overall well being. Collect and record research data and biological specimens in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs), study protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Read basic study protocols and extract pertinent information. Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements. Retrieve and view SOPs using appropriate database. Use GLPs, SOPs, processes and company policies when performing all job functions. Handle, restrain, and provide care for all species of laboratory animals at the site. Perform study preparation activities including collection tube labeling and room setup. Maintain clean work areas (e.g.: laboratory area, primary enclosures, animal exam areas). Receive animals (e.g., general health observation, sexing and identification) of all species, if applicable for the site. Perform all other related duties as assigned.Who May ApplyThe policy of Charles River Laboratories is to provide advancement opportunities to all qualified employees within the company through transfers or promotions.Regular Full and Part Time employees may apply for a Job Posting if they meet the eligibility requirements set forth in the Internal Job Posting policy.Regular Full and Part Time Employees must complete at least six months of continuous active service in their position prior to applying. Regular Full and Part Time Employees are eligible to participate in the Job Posting Process if their current overall performance appraisal rating is equivalent to "satisfactory" or better.Regular Full and Part Time Employees cannot be in any stage of a disciplinary action.Regular Full and Part Time Employees on leave of absence are not eligible to apply.How To Apply Regular full and part-time employees complete and submit the online application via ESS. Regular Full and Part Time employees will be considered prior to sourcing external candidates. Under unique circumstances external sources may be considered concurrently with internal applicants.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 Assistant
Company StatementFor 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 we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.ResponsibilitiesWe are seeking an experienced Animal Care Assistant for our Safety Assessment site located in Ashland, OH.Responsible for performing operational, administrative and technical tasks to provide comprehensive care for all species of laboratory animals at the site, including: 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.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 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.QualificationsThe following are minimum requirements related to the Animal Care Assistant position. May handle, restrain, and provide care for all species of animals at the site. May observe animals for general health and overall well being. Clean primary enclosure and enclosure area for animals. Sanitize cages, enrichment devices and other related equipment. Measure and distribute feed to animals in accordance with established procedures. May provide environmental enrichment with guidance. Inspect feeding and watering devices for proper function. Perform all tasks in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements. May assist with the movement/transfer of animals. May perform cagewash duties as assigned. Perform all other related duties as assigned.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 Assistant
Company StatementFor 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 we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.ResponsibilitiesWe are seeking an experienced Animal Care Assistant for our Safety Assessment site located in Ashland, OH.Responsible for performing operational, administrative and technical tasks to provide comprehensive care for all species of laboratory animals at the site, including: 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.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 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.QualificationsThe following are minimum requirements related to the Animal Care Assistant position. May handle, restrain, and provide care for all species of animals at the site. May observe animals for general health and overall well being. Clean primary enclosure and enclosure area for animals. Sanitize cages, enrichment devices and other related equipment. Measure and distribute feed to animals in accordance with established procedures. May provide environmental enrichment with guidance. Inspect feeding and watering devices for proper function. Perform all tasks in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements. May assist with the movement/transfer of animals. May perform cagewash duties as assigned. Perform all other related duties as assigned.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 Assistant
Company StatementFor 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 we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.ResponsibilitiesWe are seeking an experienced Animal Care Assistant for our Safety Assessment site located in Ashland, OH.Responsible for performing operational, administrative and technical tasks to provide comprehensive care for all species of laboratory animals at the site, including: 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.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 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.QualificationsThe following are minimum requirements related to the Animal Care Assistant position. May handle, restrain, and provide care for all species of animals at the site. May observe animals for general health and overall well being. Clean primary enclosure and enclosure area for animals. Sanitize cages, enrichment devices and other related equipment. Measure and distribute feed to animals in accordance with established procedures. May provide environmental enrichment with guidance. Inspect feeding and watering devices for proper function. Perform all tasks in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements. May assist with the movement/transfer of animals. May perform cagewash duties as assigned. Perform all other related duties as assigned.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 Assistant
Company StatementFor 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 we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.ResponsibilitiesWe are seeking an experienced Animal Care Assistant for our Safety Assessment site located in Ashland, OH.Responsible for performing operational, administrative and technical tasks to provide comprehensive care for all species of laboratory animals at the site, including: 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.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 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.QualificationsThe following are minimum requirements related to the Animal Care Assistant position. May handle, restrain, and provide care for all species of animals at the site. May observe animals for general health and overall well being. Clean primary enclosure and enclosure area for animals. Sanitize cages, enrichment devices and other related equipment. Measure and distribute feed to animals in accordance with established procedures. May provide environmental enrichment with guidance. Inspect feeding and watering devices for proper function. Perform all tasks in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements. May assist with the movement/transfer of animals. May perform cagewash duties as assigned. Perform all other related duties as assigned.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.
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