Research Scientist – Radiopharmaceutical
Job ID: 1059677_RR00033457
Area of Talent: Health Information Management, NYU School of Medicine, Radiology-CBI-Research (S670)
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Location: NYU School of Medicine
Shift: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM variable hours
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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Scientist.
The New York University School of Medicine, Department of Radiology Research is seeking a Radiopharmaceutical Scientist for the positron emission tomography (PET) program at the Center for Biomedical Imaging, headed by Giuseppe Carlucci, PhD. The future incumbent of this position will be responsible for tracer production-related components of a state of the art radiochemistry laboratory containing several hot cells, automated synthetic modules and quality control and good manufacturing (QC-GMP) equipment.
- Manage the clinical production and quality control of radiopharmaceuticals manufactured in compliance with the Lab’s established Quality Assurance Management System.
- Provide guidance on radiopharmaceutical manufacturing and dispensing as required by local and federal regulation.
- Supervise manufacturing operations and production staff duties to assure safe and reliable clinical production of radiopharmaceutical agents.
- Makes decisions and recommendations that have a major impact on extensive scientific research activities.
- Develops new ideas that promote current research. Exercises a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive scientific research programs and activities of outstanding novelty and/or importance.
- Be responsible for the (1) novel radiopharmaceutical manufacturing process development (2) generation, review, submission, and implementation of the Standard Operating Procedure’s (SOP’s), (3) generation of regulatory submissions and associated documentation
- Develops research techniques and methodologies.
- May determine and establish laboratory policies, procedures and practices.
- May make significant contributions to scientific papers. Is a resource/ author/ co-author for reports and presentations.
- May coordinate the activity and experimental design between various labs, scientific staff, and collaborators. Identifies and resolves technical problems.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Additional Position Specific Responsibilities:
- Knowledge of FDA regulations pertaining to pharmaceuticals and/or radiopharmaceuticals manufacturing.
- Working knowledge of applicable standards for manufacture of pharmaceuticals and/or radiopharmaceuticals.
- Working knowledge of radiation safety regulations as well as other FDA, NRC, and New York State Board of Pharmacy regulations applicable to pharmaceutical manufacturing, handling, and dispensing.
To qualify you must have a MS degree and 2-4 years of experience.
- Doctorate in Pharmacy from an NABP accredited School of Pharmacy. Increased emphasis on completion of Expository Writing, Microbiology, Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology.
- PET and/or Commercial Radiopharmaceutical Manufacturing experience preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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