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Lab Assistant I, Immunology

Req ID #: 222928

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, USA
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About this job

Perform basic laboratory support and record-keeping tasks. Support the functions of the Laboratory Sciences department.


Perform basic laboratory support and record-keeping tasks. Support the functions of the Laboratory Sciences department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Receive, monitor, and maintain inventory and stock levels of assigned areas.
  • Operate lab equipment and perform routine maintenance as needed. 
  • May be responsible for preparing lab solutions (e.g., buffers, media/common vehicles, and bleach solutions).
  • Wash and dry glassware and distribute to appropriate locations within the laboratory. Keep glass-washing area clean and organized. May sterilize glassware and other items using an autoclave.
  • Label tubes and perform laboratory set-up/clean-up.
  • Organize and perform inventory of department refrigerators or freezers.
  • Assist in the archiving of equipment/facility records.
  • Assist technical personnel with clerical duties (e.g., filing, making copies, shipments set-up etc.).
  • May record observations and measurements for basic lab/research task.
  • Perform limited troubleshooting and maintenance of instruments as appropriate for assigned area.
  • May generate forms, tables, and hand record data.
  • Perform all tasks in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). 
  • Ship, store, and document received supplies (e.g., test articles, bio-hazard boxes, dry ice, reagents, etc.)
  • Assist technical personnel with laboratory supplies expiry check and discard as needed.
•    Perform all other related duties as assigned.

The pay range for this position is between $19.00 and $21.00 an hour. Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, education, certifications, and location.

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About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage Contact Research Organization (CRO). Here, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. With 100 sites around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our clients' unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

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