Radio-pharmaceutical Production Chemist
Stony Brook University


Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): 
M.S. or Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Organic Chemistry, Radiochemistry or related field. Experience either in producing 11 C- and/or 18 F- labeled PET radiotracers routinely for use in clinical and/or research studies, or, three (3) or more years in an organic synthetic chemistry laboratory.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience developing and producing PET radiotracers for clinical use in a cGMP compliant environment. Experience operating automated synthesis modules for 11 C- and/or 18 F- labeled PET radiotracer production.

Brief Description of Duties:
The Radiopharmaceutical Production Chemist will play a lead role in the production of PET radiotracers for human use, and the development of standard operating procedures for tracer production and maintenance of the Radiochemistry Laboratory.

 • Develop 11C- and 18F-labeled tracers synthesis method and routinely producing them for human clinical imaging use.

• Participate in the process of quality control and release of PET radiopharmaceuticals.

• Responsible for maintenance of cGMP clean room and production facilities, batch records

• Draft meeting abstracts, manuscripts, laboratory SOPs and other documents, etc.

• Other duties: As assigned

Special Notes: 
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

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Posted October 20, 2023