The PET Radiochemist will play an essential role in the development, implementation, and validation for new radiopharmaceuticals, radiochemicals and isotope production. The position will have hands-on experience with radiochemistry synthesis, purification, and formulation for in vivo imaging and biodistribution studies; executing studies in parallel; and working alongside other laboratory scientists.
Job Responsibilities and Duties: Responsible for production of PET radiotracer: Synthesis of generic and novel PET radiopharmaceuticals, Purification of small and large molecules, Support analytical methods for HPLC, GC and TLC, Release criteria for imaging studies, and Dose formulation.Operate and maintain automated radiochemistry synthesis units.Maintain experience with broad range isotopes and labeling methods including: Radioiodination, F-18 small molecule and click chemistries, and Radiometal chelation.Work with appropriate personnel to install, qualify and maintain equipment on-site.Operate and calibrate laboratory instruments and equipment to produce accurate results.Assist with improvement of current cGMP and non-GMP processes.Follow all SOP guidelines for QC release testing of radiopharmaceutical product, raw material, finished and semi-finished product, environment and facilities.Maintain clean and safe work environment, performing radiation safety duties in compliance with safety and pharmaceutical regulations.Maintain accurate production and test/validation results.Perform other job-related duties as assigned. Requirements & Experience : About Us : In business since 2003, PharmaLogics Recruiting is a global recruiting firm exclusively focused in life sciences. Our clients range from venture-backed start-ups to Fortune 500 firms, and we match your skills, experience and career aspirations to find you just the right fit. We have the unique opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the future of healthcare by finding the best minds in life sciences (like yours!), and pairing them with both emerging and established companies who are innovating treatments with a variety of organizations, including: Biotech/Pharmaceutical Medical Device Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) Hospitals, Universities, and Research Sites Government and Academic Institutions
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