Director Laboratory Animal Medicine
Charles River Laboratories
Director Laboratory Animal Medicine
Req ID #: 38287
Reno, NV, US, 89511
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, weâ€™ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
We are seeking an experiencedDirector, Laboratory Animal Medicinefor ourSafety Assessmentsite located inReno, Nevada.
The Director of Laboratory Animal Medicine is responsible for the technical and professional oversight of all animal care and use functions involving laboratory animals at the site. Serve as the veterinarian on record (attending veterinarian) providing technical, regulatory, and clinical support to all research programs at the site. Provide direct support to study directors in protocol design, animal disease model development, surgical services and animal health evaluations. Provide assistance to study directors on sponsor-related issues including direct contact with sponsors as required. Serve as a member of the Site Management Team and site representative of the Global Safety Assessment Veterinary Medicine Functional Matrix.
The following are minimum requirements related to theDirectorposition.
Doctoral degree (D.V.M./V.M.D.) in Veterinary Medicine and Masterâ€™s degree (M.S.) in a discipline relevant to laboratory animal medicine.
8-10 years related experience.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Current license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state.
ACLAM Diplomate Status preferred. USDA accreditation is desirable.
About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market. Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.
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 clientsâ€™ 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 13,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our clientâ€™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 peopleâ€™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 in 2017.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet