Imaging Scientist - Nuclear Medicine

Boston, Massachusetts, United States | Full-time


Make an impact at a dynamic and growing company! Invicro is seeking an Imaging Scientist to join our team. The qualified candidate has training in preclinical imaging with a focus in neuroscience and/or radiolabeled small molecules. This candidate will work as a part of a dynamic and matrix team and will support projects ranging from preclinical through first in human and will provide imaging expertise to guide projects to successful completion.


The Imaging Scientist works with the Discovery Research team as a study director to manage the execution, analysis and reporting of pre-clinical discovery research studies.  The individual in this role is expected to support the execution of pre-clinical imaging studies across various therapeutic areas by interfacing with business development, sponsors, and laboratory staff to manage all aspects of study management from initial design to final report.  The Imaging Scientist I is expected to author and review technical documents including study protocols, final reports, abstracts/manuscripts/white papers, etc.

The ideal candidate has hands-on experience acquiring pre-clinical imaging data, and applying imaging to the study of disease in one or more therapeutic areas (e.g. neuroscience, inflammation, oncology etc.).

Knowledge and experience in pre-clinical in vivo SPECT or PET nuclear medicine imaging techniques including understanding of theory, familiarity with data acquisition and analysis techniques, and experience in quality control and presentation of such data.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • PhD or MSc (with equivalent experience) in a relevant field (e.g. Biology, Biochemistry, Neuropharmacology)
  • Small molecule radiochemistry and/or radio- or fluorescent labeling of proteins and/or pre-clinical MRI, PET, SPECT, or CT imaging experience required
  • Experience with the application of molecular imaging to study drug effects, biodistribution, and target engagement
  • A working knowledge of relevant in vitro methodologies including radioligand binding, autoradiography and immunohistochemistry.
  • An ability to work effectively with vision, integrity, flexibility and clear communication.
  • Maintain clear and accurate records.
  • An ability to organize own work, set priorities and determine requirements so multiple tasks are achieved in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate adaptability and past leadership experience in a team environment
  • Ability to interact professionally and confidentially with customers and subcontractors
  • The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical skills, a logical approach to problem solving and high standards of attention to detail.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • 401k with generous matching
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Catered lunch Wednesdays
  • “Second Fridays” – monthly company-wide team updates and happy hour


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.