Charles River Laboratories Laborantti - Research Assistant in Kuopio, Finland
Laborantti - Research Assistant
Req ID #: 139371
Kuopio, FI, 70210
For over 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.
We are looking forRESEARCH ASSISTANT(Laboratory Technician) to our Biomarkers team. Position will be hourly paid fixed-term contract in our Kuopio site. Work could be suitable for students or part-time employees.
Main duties and responsibilities:
participates in daily laboratory activities
previous expertise in biochemical measurements and assays, e.g. well plate measurements, qPCR/PCR, working with cells, histology
participates in measurement preparations, collecting and documentation of data
support to prepare study related forms and folders
pro-active participation to quality control and development in team, train technicians both to in-hands work and usage of machinery
daily monitoring of laboratory machinery and supporting maintenance plan
other team actions when needed
Applicable education of training, laboratory technician, bioanalyst
Previous expertise on field is considered an advantage
Efficient spoken and written communication skills in Finnish and English are considered as an advantage
Good computer skills including MS Office environment
Efficient team work and communication
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 24 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. And in 2019, revenue increased to 2.62 billion US dollars.
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 2019.
For more information, please visit www.criver.com.