Cyclotron Engineer

We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Cyclotron Engineer responsible for managing the cyclotron in the PET Radiopharmacy Oxford (PROx).Reporting to the PROx Unit Head, you will take a lead role in the installation of a biomedical cyclotron for in-house production of PET radioisotopes, to complete the final phase of the PET Radiopharmacy Oxford project. Initially, you will be involved in preparing all documentation for the build, installation and setting into operation of the cyclotron and auxiliary equipment. You will be required to implement procedures for operation of the cyclotron to produce PET isotopes for research and GMP production, ensuring that all procedures and documentation comply with GMP and Ionising Radiation Regulations.You will have A BSc/MSc degree in a physical science or engineering subject (electrical/mechatronical/mechanical engineering, applied physics) or equivalent technical experience. You will also have experience of managing and critical equipment in one or more of the following: physics, electrotechnics, electronics, mechanics, fluid mechanics. Experience of equipment installation and qualification, including the development and implementation of documentation and training for complex equipment is another essential requirement of the role, together with experience of remote and automatic operation controls. Experience of working in an R&D environment will be advantageous.This is a full-time post and there may also be the requirement to participate in an out of hours/weekend rota. The post is available for 5 years in the first instance.Whilst the role is a Grade 8 position, we are willing to consider candidates with potential but less experience who are seeking a development opportunity, for which an initial appointment would be at Grade 7 (£31,076 - £38,183 p.a.) with the responsibilities adjusted accordingly. The development from Grade 7 to Grade 8 would be supported with suitable training and clear objectives over an agreed period of time. This would be discussed with applicants at interview/appointment where appropriate.All applicants must complete a short application form and upload a CV and supporting statement.The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 3 March 2017. Interviews are scheduled for 28 March 2017.

Closing Date: 
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 12:00
Organisation: 
CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation and Oncology
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