Quality Control Chemist

New Haven, Connecticut, United States | Full-time

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 Overview: 

We are seeking a motivated and dynamic chemist who can adapt to the fast speed and highly competitive environment. The candidate must have strong analytical chemistry experience to perform all the quality testing for radiopharmaceuticals produced at Invicro. Invicro does contract research focusing on the development of short half life radiotracers for PET and SPECT imaging.

The quality control chemist’s primary purpose is to conduct the quality control testing of the radiotracers to ensure that all release criteria for human use are met. A strong background in HPLC and GC are required. Knowledge in aseptic techniques and cGMP is preferred.

                                                                                           

Responsibilities: 

  • Perform all quality control testing of the radiopharmaceuticals produced for human use.
  • Follow laboratory QC testing in accordance with company methods, protocols, SOPs and cGMP guidelines.
  • Ensure and maintain a functional QC analytical laboratory operation (system suitability, OQ/PQ/PM).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications and Skills:                                      

  • Bachelor’s level degree in analytical chemistry or proven 3-5 years experience in analytical chemistry.
  • Adaptability to a fast speed work environment, due to the short half life of the radioactive isotopes.
  • Good knowledge of cGMP and USP
  • Detail oriented and good analytical thinking
  • Ability to understand oral and written communications and ability to express results accurately and promptly
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs.
  • Previous experience with radiopharmaceutical QC