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Research Associate - In Vivo - $1k Sign On Bonus

Charles River Laboratories, Research Models and Services, Germany GmbH
San Francisco, CA
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Aug 9, 2022

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South San Francisco, CA, US, 94080

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.

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process. Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.
Job Summary
We are seeking an experienced Research Associate for our Insourcing Solutions site located in San Francisco, CA.

This role offers a $1,000 Sign-On Bonus and an hourly rate of $41.60 + excellent benefits.

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Research Associate to support our In Vivo Translation Core team. Substantial expertise with tumor xenograft models, Caliper tumor volume analysis, intravenous dosing are essential. Experience with in vivo adoptive cell therapy is highly desirable. You will work with teams to design and perform studies for in vivo efficacy, candidate selection and ex vivo MOA, pharmacodynamic and biomarker discovery. You'll also work closely with discovery researchers to support target discovery and next generation adoptive cell therapies. In addition, you'll support in vivo assays necessary to support product development and regulatory filings for pivotal clinical studies. Outstanding self-initiative, data analysis and communication skills are key.

What You Will Do
  • Support the pre-clinical in vivo translational immunology group effort that utilizes tumor xenograft models for discovery and IND-enabling studies for CAR-T adoptive cell therapy
  • Design and perform rodent dosing studies, caliper tumor measures, BLI imaging analysis, blood and tissue sampling, Data recording and analysis
  • Opportunity to develop experience in Flow Cytometry for CAR-T pharmacokinetics
  • Working with teams to draft animal protocols and then coordinate studies with cross-functional teams
Job Qualifications
What You Will Bring
  • B.S./Masters in tumor biology, biotechnology or related fields with 2+ (RA) or 4-6+ (SRA) years of relevant industry experience.
  • Hands-on experience with all aspects of running tumor models
  • Experience with various tumor models to demonstrate mechanisms of action

IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV.

Vaccine Mandate
Charles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor. As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We require proof of vaccination from all employees.

Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition ( so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River.

About Insourcing Solutions
Charles River Insourcing Solutions℠ can streamline research by delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic insourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery through safety assessment. Insourcing Solutions℠ provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space.

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 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 >80% of the drugs approved by the FDA for the past 3 years.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland
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