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Veterinary Technician – Animal Medicine and Surgery

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Veterinary Technician – Animal Medicine and Surgery …

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to help discover, develop, and safely manufacture new drug treatments. When you join our family, you will have a huge impact on the health and well-being of people around the world. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, information technology, sales, or any other field, your skills will play an important role in the work we do. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you feel passionate about.

The veterinary technician from the Department of Laboratory Animal Medicine and Surgery has technical responsibility for the veterinary care program and specific veterinary study activities. He (she) is a reference in basic animal care included in the program and the specialized techniques in its department. (She) works in close cooperation with all members of his department, study directors, research assistants, coordinators, and technicians.

He must (on her):

  • Assessment and monitoring of animal health under the supervision of a veterinarian.
  • Conducting medical treatments / procedures and diagnostic tests under veterinary supervision.
  • Conducting specific veterinary studies or standard veterinary operating procedures.


Holds a university diploma in one of the following majors:

  • Animal health
  • Biomedical analysis technology
  • Technology inventory and research in biology
  • animal production
  • Biotechnology
  • Be organized, responsible and dynamic
  • Ability to solve problems

About the security assessment

Charles River is a company committed to helping its partners accelerate preclinical development of their drugs through exceptional safety assessment services, facilities that use the latest equipment, and expert advice. Regulation experts. From specialized individual toxicology and studies that allow for an application for a new investigative drug license to specially designed formulas and full laboratory support, our experienced team can design and implement programs that anticipate difficulties and avoid obstacles for a smooth and efficient journey to the market. Every year, around 300 new drug licensing surveys (as part of the IDN Investigative New Drugs Program) are administered at our safety assessment centers.

On the Charles River

Charles River is an International Early Decades Research Organization (CRO). We have leveraged our strong foundations in laboratory medicine and veterinary sciences to create a diverse range of safety detection and assessment services, in line with good laboratory practice and other practices, with the aim of ‘providing our clients with comprehensive support, from goal setting to preclinical development. Charles River also offers a suite of products and services to support the clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing processes of its clients. This wide range of products and services allows our customers to create a more flexible drug development model that reduces costs, increases productivity and improves efficiency, resulting in a faster time to market.

With over 17,000 employees in 90 locations in 20 countries, we are strategically positioned to coordinate global resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives to developing solutions to the unique challenges of our clients.

Charles River takes his contribution to the effort to improve the quality of life for as many people as possible very seriously. The meaning of our mission, our scientific excellence, and our determination constantly motivate us. We approach each day knowing that our work helps improve the health and well-being of countless men, women and children around the world. We are proud of our contribution to the development of 85% of the drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2019.

** To apply, you must click on the “apply” button and submit your application directly on the Government of Quebec’s online recruitment site.