Necropsy Technician - Charles River, Horsham, PA

Necropsy Technician
Horsham, PA, US, 19044

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

We are looking for qualified Necropsy Technicians in our Horsham Safety Assessment office.  In this role, you will perform basic necropsy laboratory procedures (basic dissection, tissue collection/preservation, fresh tissue trimming, sample collection, etc.), utilizing correct anatomic terms.  You will also receive samples, complete tracking documentation, and prepare pathology materials and data for shipment and archiving.


Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.) required. Associate degree (A.A./A.S.) or equivalent in a biological science preferred.

Experience:  and 0-1 year of experience required.   Experience in necropsy or pathology may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.   Must be able to perform effectively as a team member, accurately record data, follow verbal and written instructions, maintain a positive work atmosphere, communicate effectively, and interact in a professional manner with management, coworkers, and sponsors.  Must be able to differentiate normal from abnormal tissue. Experience with computer software programs is preferred.


About Charles River

With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.  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.

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

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