Support Scientist

Accepting BioReady™: Yes
Category: Clinical Research
Location: Sherbrooke, QC
Posted: January 20, 2023
Closes: February 20, 2023

Job description:

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families.

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career.

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

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.

What will you work on?

We are looking for a Support Scientist for the General Toxicology Department located in Sherbrooke.

Responsible for the position of Support Scientist is to provide administrative support to Study Directors for data management and preparation of study protocols/plans and study reports and assist in providing requested data/information. May also assist in the management of Quality Assurance (QA) audits. More precisely:

• With guidance from Study Directors, assist in producing draft study plans/protocols and amendments and may facilitate the sign-off/approval process for study plans/protocols, amendments and other forms or documents required.

• Extraction of data for the preparation of updates to customers.

• Creation/generation of special tables/graphs as support for the client/study director, as required.

• Assistance in drafting sections of documents and methods of reports.

• Perform quality control (QC) of draft reports and common technical documents (CTD).

• Assist in the management of quality assurance checks, respond to recommendations and ensure necessary corrections as directed by the Study Director.

• Provides editorial and formatting review of final protocols/study plans, edits and report text. Provides comments and/or suggested changes to Study Director.

• Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Who are we looking for?

The minimum requirements for the Support Scientist position are:

• Education: Minimum of an equivalent of a College Diploma in Natural Sciences or equivalent

• Experience: No work experience is required.

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 20,000 employees within 110 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 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer – all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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 [email protected] This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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