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Necropsy Technician 1 - Pathology 1

Employer
Charles River Laboratories - Scotland
Location
Tranent, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Start date
31 May 2024
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Discipline
R & D , Laboratory
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Details

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.

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process. Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.

Job Summary

We are seeking an Assistant Technician within a Laboratory based environment for our Safety Assessment site located at Tranent, East Lothian.

About the Laboratory
Due to our continued growth and success, we can offer rewarding opportunities in a research environment. Working as an Assistant Technician, you’ll join a team which is predominantly involved in animal necropsies a niche part of the drug development process. Such an Assistant Technician may also receive cross training within certain aspects of animal care and dosing procedures. Some tissue processing and other routine laboratory methods may also become a factor within this post. The post requires no previous experience as full training will be provided to the successful candidate. If you are a person who is hard working and can commit fully to your role within Charles River, you are welcome to apply for this role.

The following are responsibilities related to the Assistant Technician:
• Carrying out laboratory procedures predominantly within necropsy with some specialised niche necropsy procedures therein.
• Procedures on all routine laboratory animal species
• Sampling, the treatment of samples and sample preparation prior to and post fixation of samples

The following are minimum qualifications related to the Assistant Technician position:
• A minimum of 5 standard grades or equivalent
• Flexible approach to suit the needs of the business
• Able to work flexible hours to suit business requirements, including overtime
• Commitment to quality and meeting deadlines
• Ability to sustain bench working conditions for long periods of time

The following are interests and attributes desirable for Assistant Technician position:
• Passion for Animal Welfare
• Passion for improving the quality of life of patients
• Hard working, committed individuals

NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED, FULL AND COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING PROVIDED.

The salary for this role is £22,707 per annum.

Profile and Requirements

IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV.

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 120 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.

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

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Brief Company Description;

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.

  Here in Scotland, based at our site in Tranent, East Lothian, we offer a complete array of Safety Assessment services from complete IND-enabling programs to stand-alone preclinical studies, our preclinical CRO services provide a full range of in vivo and in vitro testing evaluations and regulatory support for the safety assessment of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and animal health products as well as chemicalsagrochemicals, and biocides. Our scientific and regulatory staff develop and execute individual preclinical studies or customized programs to ensure that drug efficacy and safety assessments are conducted in the most efficient manner.

 

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Charles River Laboratories - Scotland
Location
Elphinstone Research Centre
Tranent Easy
Lothian
EH33 2NE
GB

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