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Senior Associate Bioanalytical Scientist

Company Charles River Laboratories, Inc.
Location Worcester, MA
Job Title Senior Associate Bioanalytical Scientist
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For nearly 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 e perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
  Job Description:  

We are seeking an experienced Senior Associate Bioanalytical Scientist for a contract position in a mid-size pharma/biotech company centrally located within the Great Boston biotech hub. The initial term of the position is one year with a potential second year renewal on the anniversary date.


We are seeking a highly motivated BS/MS level scientist to analyze samples derived from in-vivo and in-vitro ADME/PK/PD studies. This position requires demonstrated proficiencies in bioanalytical sample preparation and instrumental techniques, most importantly LC/MS/MS. Self-driven and enthusiastic with the ability to thrive in a dynamic environment.This will work interactively with and under the guidance of colleagues in a high paced, team environment where strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

  Minimum Requirements:  
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills enabling management of multiple, concurrent tasks & priorities
  • Prior experience in the extraction and analysis of biological samples, including extraction and instrumental analysis as wel as data generation, review, and presentation. Method development and assay troubleshooting skills required.
  • Direct prior experience with AB Sciex LC/MS/MS instruments and software preferred.
  • Careful attention to detail and the accurate, organized and timely documentation of study data and report generation
  • Bachelor's degree (B.S./B.A.) or equivalent in Chemistry or closely related scientific discipline.
  • Proficiency in the use of standard software including Microsoft ® Excel and Word
  • Two to four years related laboratory experience, preferable in a pharmaceutical or contract laboratory environment.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

  About Discovery:  

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet