Support Technician (Summer student) – Sherbrooke

Accepting BioReady™: Yes
Category: Clinical Research
Education: Diploma/DEC
Salary:
Location: Sherbrooke, QC
Posted: March 25, 2020
Closes: April 25, 2020

Job description:

Job Summary

We are seeking for a Support Technician for our department of General Toxicology for our site located in Sherbrooke.

The following are Responsibilities related to the Support Technician:

  • Ensuring the cleaning of items in the cage wash area.
  • assisting the technician in his daily tasks and preparing the rooms according to instructions
  • Ensure the well-being of the animals and the cleanliness of the facility
  • Perform the activities in a timely fashion by adhering to the preset schedules.
  • Follow the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and the Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) regulations

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 14,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 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 ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2018.

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