GMP Production Technician (PROx/Hyperpolarised Xenon)

CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation and Oncology, University of Oxford

Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom

Salary: Grade 4: £22,017 - £25,482 p.a.

We have an exciting opportunity for a GMP Production Technician to work in the day-to-day production of PET tracers in the PET Radiopharmacy Oxford’s (PROx) GMP Production Labs and in the manufacture of hyperpolarised xenon for the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

This post provides a unique opportunity to become part of two production teams that manufacture products for clinical research and provides experience of working in licensed pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.

Reporting to the PROx unit head and liaising day-to-day with the PET radiopharmacy and xenon GMP Production Manager and QP, you will be involved in the GMP production of GMP grade PET radiotracers and manufacture of hyperpolarised xenon for use in patient imaging scans for both research and diagnosis. The successful candidate will participate in a wide range of tasks that include production, equipment and laboratory maintenance and incoming materials management. We seek a highly motivated individual who ensures that all work is carried out to the highest standard in compliance with local SOPs and the relevant GMP and MHRA guidelines.

You will ideally have experience of working to GMP and/or experience of working in clean rooms and isolators for dispensing and preparation of sterile medicines. A demonstrable understanding of the principles of GMP and MHRA guidelines is preferable, however candidates from other laboratory backgrounds will be considered: We are looking for a motivated individual with close attention to detail who has the ability to work to set protocols and record results accurately. You will also have a willingness to work with radioactive materials and the ability to adhere to statutory health and safety and radiation safety guidelines pertaining to a radiochemistry laboratory.

This is a full-time post and there may also be the requirement to participate in an out of hours/weekend rota. The post is available for 1 year in the first instance.

All applicants must complete an application form and upload a CV and supporting statement.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 23 May 2019. Interviews will take place on either 6 (afternoon) or 7 (morning) June 2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-140632