Charles River Laboratories Research Assistant I in Skokie, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: ResponsibilitiesnBASIC SUMMARY: Responsible for performing basic to moderately complex laboratory work in collaboration with departmental staff.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *Analyze basic to moderately complex laboratory assays based on protocols and in compliance with SOPs and GLP regulations. *Record project data in accordance with GLP regulations. *Adhere to current Health and Safety regulations. *Perform all other related duties as assigned.Qualificationsn *Education: Bachelor's Degree (B.S./B.A) or equivalent in a scientific related discipline. *Experience: Zero to 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. *Certification/Licensure: None. *Other: Demonstrated analytical and problem solving capabilities. Understanding of regulatory requirements of study types assigned, as well as Testing Facility SOPs and the Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), as appropriate. Written and verbal communication skills. Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines. Proficiency in the use of standard software including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc. and with standard laboratory calculations.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: *While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk, work/type at computer and repetitive use of hands. *Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.WORK ENVIRONMENT: *General office and lab working conditions, the noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. *While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to wear protective clothing (i.e. goggles, face shield, cap, gloves, scrubs, shoe covers), work near toxic or caustic chemicals, work with biohazards. *The employee may occasionally be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, unpleasant odors and extreme temperature conditions.nEqual Employment OpportunitynCharles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetnCharles 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 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.