GMP Production and QC Technologist

We have a new and exciting opportunity for a GMP Production and QC Technologist to act as the lead technologist for the PET Radiopharmacy Oxford (PROx) facility. Reporting to the Radiochemistry Core Leader, you will help to set up the facility’s GMP production and quality control instrumentation, to be used for the production of both established GMP grade PET radiotracers and novel radiotracers for clinical studies. As part of the role, you will perform method development, implementation and validation.In addition, you will take a key role in providing technical advice and training in radioanalytical techniques to other team members. The facility will operate as a multi-skilled team to ensure continued development of all staff and you will participate in an active rota of routine GMP tracer production and quality control.This post provides a unique opportunity to contribute to the set-up of a new unit that will deliver PET tracers for clinical research and develop novel tracer production for first in man studies.You will have an MSc/BSc degree in chemistry, pharmacy or related scientific discipline and also excellent analytical instrumentation skills (GC, HPLC, TLC, LC-MS) including method development and validation. Previous experience with providing specialist technical support for production and quality control equipment is also an essential requirement of this role. Knowledge of automated radiochemistry production equipment and experience of working with radioactive materials and the ability to adhere to statutory health and safety and radiation safety guidelines pertaining to a radiochemistry laboratory 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 3 years in the first instance.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 24 February 2017.Interviews will be held on Monday 6 February 2017.

Closing Date: 
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:00
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