Scientific Associate - Formulations

Hiring By - Biostaffic

 BioPharma

United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
For 75 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
At Charles River, we take a passionate approach to improving human and animal health. Our company is uniquely designed to meet the needs of our clients in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Veterinary Medicine and Agrochemical sectors. Our motivating force is the knowledge that our high quality of work provides people with the potential to live healthier and better lives.
As one of the world’s largest Contract Research Organisations with more than 20,000 employees and a market leader in the provision of product development services, Charles River is able to offer you the chance to build on your skills and knowledge and work with world-class experts.
At our world class facility in Elphinstone, Tranent (close to Edinburgh), our Formulation Services Department currently has an exciting career opportunity for a Scientific Associate.
Due to our continued growth and success, we can offer rewarding opportunities in a research environment. Working as a Scientific Associate you’ll join you’ll join a team responsible for the storage and control of test items and the preparation of formulations supporting safety assessment studies.
Duties and responsibilities include:-
  • Preparation of Vehicles used to prepare formulations
  • Preparation of all types of formulations using a variety of techniques on non GLP and GLP safety assessment programmes
  • Delivery of Formulations
  • Taking archive and formulation analysis samples
  • To maintain all records in accordance with ALCOA+ principles.
  • To conduct work in accordance with Study Plans (Protocols), SOPs, Formulation Process Documents, and the principles of Good Laboratory Practice and Good Clinical Practice.
  • Communicating and working effectively as part of a team
  • Liaising with internal and external customers
  • Working to agreed deadlines
Applicants should have:-
  • A degree in a relevant scientific subject
  • A good attention to detail
  • IT skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience in a customer service environment is desirable
In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Also, our excellent training programme will give you the experience you’ll need to help further your career.
Salary for this role is £26,244.91 per annum.
Closing date: 13 March 2024.
Profile And Requirements
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 300 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.
At Charles River Laboratories, we recognize and recruit all talent. We are a company committed to the principle of diversity and inclusion and work daily in this direction.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No

Location:

  • United Kingdom

Experience:

  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview
Charles River Laboratories
Charles River Laboratories

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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 guides 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. #DrugDiscovery #Biotech #Biotechnology #Pharmaceuticals #CRL
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