Radiopharmacist (Research Instructor, Research Assistant Professor, Research Associate Professor)
Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Radiology - Nuclear Medicine - 412808
Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID: FAC0002284
Position Summary: The Department of Radiology in conjunction with UNC-CH/Biomedical Research Imaging Center Radiopharmaceutical Facility and UNC Hospitals is seeking a Radiopharmacist to join our faculty on or before July 1, 2018 in order to support the operations of our program. Appointment will be a fixed term appointment, rank to be determined based on qualifications. Responsibilities (UNC Hospitals and/or BRIC) include but are not limited to the following activities: A. Establishing and maintaining up-to-date operating procedures and records for procurement, receipt, compounding, dispensing, quality control, and disposal of radiopharmaceuticals used in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in nuclear medicine including PET. B. Establishing and maintaining up-to-date operating procedures and records for instrumentation and equipment used in the preparation and quality control of radiopharmaceuticals. C. Assisting with cyclotron operation and scheduling of radioisotope production to meet clinical and research needs. D. Extemporaneously compounding radiopharmaceuticals and non-radioactive drugs not available from commercial sources. E. Maintaining compliance with regulatory commitments, including cGMP, radiation safety, and pharmacy laws. F. Collaborating with researchers and radiochemists to synthesize and provide cGMP grade novel PET tracers for clinical and research studies. G. Providing in-service education in sterile and radiation safety techniques for staff nuclear medicine technologists and student technologists involved with radiopharmacy functions. H. Participating in the educational curriculum for radiology residents, fellows and technologists. I. Providing information and consulting on matters related to radiopharmaceuticals, non-radioactive drugs and devices, and NRC and FDA regulations.
Application Deadline: 04/30/2018
Education Requirements: Requirements include a pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited institution and current licensure in the state of N.C. (or the ability to receive licensure within 60 days of employment).
Qualification and Experience: Experience with cyclotron production of radionuclides, dispensing of radiopharmaceuticals, and cGMP compliance is preferred, and BCNP designation is desirable.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Department Contact Name and Title: Vickie Holland
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]
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