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Scientific Coordinator

Company: Charles River
Location: Worcester
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Scientific Coordinator Req ID #: 144133 Location: Worcester, MA, US, 01608 US 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 Scientific Coordinator remotely supporting our Discovery site located in Worcester, MA. Provide protocol and report support to study directors and assist with providing information/data requested by sponsors. Assist with management of IACUC documents, reports, and general tasks. Some of the responsibilities for this position include: * Attend post-award and/or pre-study meetings and monitor events during the in-life phase to assure a full understanding of assigned projects and results, including objectives, timelines and reporting requirements. * Create/customize planning tools to facilitate prioritization of daily activities. * Interact regularly with sponsors and utilize portals: send amendments and forms for signature, respond to sponsor-requests for information and tables, and assist with sponsor on-site visits. Serve as primary point of contact to the sponsor when study director is not available. * With guidance, write initial protocol drafts. Upon study director approval, distribute draft protocols for internal and/or sponsor review, and coordinate amendment revision process. * Facilitate signature/approval process for protocol, amendments, and other required forms. * Tabulate study data and schedule data review meetings. * Create/generate special tables for sponsors as needed. * Assemble report (text and data tables) for senior scientific review, and final report compilation. * Coordinate study dates and/or activities between internal and external customers. * Assist with IACUC form, meeting minutes, and report preparation and perform IACUC literature searches. * Assist in documentation of changes from the protocol. * Approve or verify study designs in data collection systems. Job Qualifications The following are minimum requirements related to the Scientific Coordinator position. * Education: Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in science or related discipline. * Experience: Minimum of 2 years related experience in a laboratory or scientific research 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: AALAS certification at the LAT level strongly preferred; or other applicable certification/licensure. * Other: This position requires analytical thinking skills and a good understanding of scientific processes. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required, as are computer skills including MS Office software and database management. Must be familiar with medical terminology and have a thorough understanding of technical aspects of research studies (e.g. observing dosing, treatments, surgical procedures, and necropsy evaluations). Vaccine Mandate Charles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor. As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We will be requiring proof of vaccination from all employees. Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition (crrecruitment_US@crl.com) so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River. 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 18,000 employees within 100 facilities in over 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. 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 for the past 3 years. 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 crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. For more information, please visit www.criver.com. Nearest Major Market: Worcester Job Segment: Chemistry, Scientific, Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Science, Engineering, Research

Keywords: Charles River, Worcester , Scientific Coordinator, Other , Worcester, Massachusetts

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