Production Manager PET Radiopharmacy/Radiochemistry

We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Production Manager in the new PET Radiopharmacy on the Churchill Hospital site. The postholder will act as the Production Manager for the facility and manage the day-to-day running of the PET Radiopharmacy Oxford’s (PROx) GMP Production Laboratory.Reporting to the Radiochemistry Core Leader, you will be involved in setting up the facility’s new GMP production laboratory for the synthesis of GMP grade PET radiotracers for clinical study support clinical and research activities by delivering PET radiotracers for human use.You will manage all aspects of the day-to-day production in compliance with the relevant GMP and MHRA guidelines, to ensuring timely delivery of high quality new and established radiotracers. The facility will operate as a multi-skilled team to ensure continued development of all staff and the post holder will participate in an active rota of 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 a PhD in (PET) chemistry, engineering, pharmacy or related scientific discipline. A BSc/MSc plus relevant experience in manufacturing of PET radiopharmaceuticals or related industrial manufacturing experience will be considered.Experience in operation of automated (radio-)chemistry equipment, or other automated process equipment for GMP compliant pharmaceutical manufacturing is essential, as well as knowledge of aseptic preparation and/or sterile manufacture and experience in environmental monitoring.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 fixed-term for 3 years in the first instance.This is a re-advertisement of vacancy reference 124762 and previous applicants need not re-apply.All applicants must complete a short application and upload a CV and supporting statement.The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 18 January 2017.

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 12:00
Organisation: 
CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation and Oncology
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