Research Associate I, Oncology

MPI Research, Intl

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 e perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.



We are seeking an experienced Research Associate I, Oncology for our Discovery site located in Worcester, MA.


The individual in this position will be involved in all aspects of studies supporting the in vivo pharmacology group.  This position will be responsible for but not limited to, all aspects of the in-life phase of rodent xenograft study including study set up, test article administration, animal observation, sample collection and documentation.


The following are minimum requirements related to the Research Associate I, Oncology position:


Education:  High school diploma or General Equivalent Degree (G.E.D.). Associate’s (A.S.) or Bachelor’s (B.S.) preferred or equivalent in animal or life science or related discipline.

Experience:  0 to 6 months related experience in animal research and/or husbandry or must have fully satisfied technical and experience requirements for the previous level.

Prior experience working with xenograft models is highly desirable.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

Certification/Licensure:  ALAT preferred.

Other:  Ability to handle common laboratory species.  Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing to coworkers and supervisors. Proficient in basic technical skills and the operation of data collection equipment. Knowledge of GLPs and other federal regulations and guidelines relating to the care of laboratory animals. Basic understanding of study design and protocols.


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