QC PET Chemist

London, England, United Kingdom | Full-time


Analytical Chemist


This is an exciting opportunity to work in a growing life sciences company that provides medical imaging and services and software to the drug development community. This role will be located on the Imperial College campus at Hammersmith Hospital in West London.


The Candidate

We are seeking an Analytical Chemist, to perform QC method development and routine analysis of P.E.T. radiotracers to support clinical and pre-clinical studies in a GMP environment.  The candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • QC of radiotracers as assigned according to project distribution and the scanning schedule.
  • QC implementation of new assigned radiotracers: method development, validation and documentation.
  • Performing routine QC to support clinical and pre-clinical studies.
  • Providing analytical chemistry support for precursor characterization, radiotracer and radioligand purification.
  • Data processing including but not limited to HPLC, Ion Chromatography and GC.  Knowledge of NMR and gamma spectroscopy is desirable.


To be considered for this position you will have:

  • BSc/Msc or equivalent in relevant field such as analytical chemistry or pharmaceutics
  • Experience of working analytical laboratory experience such as HPLC, TLC and GC, including method development and validation.
  • Experience with short-lived radioisotopes preferable (especially carbon-11 and fluorine-18).
  • Knowledge and practical experience of analytical chemistry techniques including but not limited to: HPLC, IC and GC.
  • Good understanding of GMP.
  • Computer literacy: competent in the use of a number of applications, including elements of the Microsoft Office suite, Internet and email software. Also conversant with industry-level database systems and analytical software such as Agilent Chemstation.
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks in fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Analytical skills and a logical approach to problem solving and an attention to detail.


Competitive Salary & Benefits

Contributory Pension, Bonus, Private Medical Insurance, Life Assurance & Flexible Benefits options

Invicro is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
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