Worcester, MA, USA
Posted by: Charles River
20 Jun
19 Aug expires

Scientist 2, Oncology

Worcester, MA, USA
Job Description

This position will begin to incorporate responsibilities for the overall scientific and oncology projects.  This position is a hands-on, bench position that requires strong hands-on in vivo oncology experience in an environment where a commitment to teamwork, quality data, and speed is essential. 

Successful candidates in this position will:


•    Possess strong interpersonal skills with strong scientific curiosity, initiative and resourcefulness
•    Possess exceptional organizational and planning skills enabling management of multiple, concurrent tasks & priorities
•    Have prior direct experience with in vivo oncology bench work
•    Possess careful attention to detail and the accurate, organized and timely documentation of study data and report generation
•    Assist study directors with the preparation and interpretation of oncology studies
•    Be team orientated, highly collaborative and have a results-oriented focus
•    Be self-driven and enthusiastic with the ability to thrive in a dynamic environment

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Desired Skills & Experience

The following are minimum requirements related to the Scientist 2, Oncology position:

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree (B.S./B.A) or equivalent in a scientific related discipline.

Experience:  Minimum of six years of relevant industry experience respectively in rodent efficacy models for anticancer agents. Prior experience evaluating PK/PD/efficacy of anticancer agents and a background in pharmacology or immunology. 
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Certification/Licensure:  None.
Other:  Exceptional analytical and problem solving capabilities. Excellent leadership and collaborative skills a must. Full understanding of regulatory requirements of study types assigned, as well as Testing Facility SOPs and Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), as appropriate. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a team environment. Able to prioritize work and meet deadlines under minimal direction. Proficiency in the use of standard software including Microsoft® Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc. and with standard laboratory calculations. Demonstrated independence in the use of analytical instrumentation software with the ability to troubleshoot data analysis and effective experimental design.

  Boston, MA, USA
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.
 Worcester, MA, USA