Head of Radiopharmaceutical Sciences

Job posted: 15/03/2023
Applications close: 12/04/2023 (Midnight)
16 days remaining

16 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Research

Reference: 46393

Reference: 46393

Occupation: Research

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  • Full time, ongoing role
  • Located in Heidelberg (Melbourne) VIC
  • SA2 salary + salary packaging + super

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the North East of Melbourne and state-wide.  We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our purpose, which is to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

About Molecular Imaging & Therapy

The Department of Molecular Imaging and Therapy (MIT) is the largest academic Nuclear Medicine Department in Australia, and has comprehensive clinical service activities, as well as an Internationally renowned research program. The Department has four core clinical service components: Nuclear Medicine imaging, Radionuclide Therapy, Positron Emission Tomography (PET), and Bone Densitometry. The Department also produces radioisotopes on site with in-house Cyclotrons and radiochemistry and QC laboratories and undertakes a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic examinations and research studies.

About the role

This role is responsible for the operational leadership and oversight of the cyclotron, radiochemistry & QC laboratories & staff in MIT. A regular day will see you:

  • Oversee and participate in manufacturing, dispensing & QC of radioisotopes and radiopharmaceuticals
  • Review, refine and develop operational frameworks and procedures for the laboratories
  • Participate in the development of new molecular imaging probes and therapies
  • Contribute to scientific & research programs within MIT

About you

To be successful in this role you'll bring with you:

  • Extensive knowledge of radiopharmaceutical production and quality control
  • Experience working in medical research and laboratory settings
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to manage and lead an established team to achieve projected goals and targets

Our benefits

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.  Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

  • $11,660 in salary packaging benefits, for living expenses, meals and holiday accommodation
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounts on fitness memberships and health insurance, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
  • Mentoring, learning and career development opportunities
  • Onsite childcare, easy access via public transport, discounted car parking and end of journey facilities for cyclists 
  • Four weeks annual leave, plus purchased leave options 

Inclusion at Austin

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+, and people of any age.

Work with us!

If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application.  All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working With Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please feel free to reach out to the hiring manager.

Head of Radiopharmaceutical Sciences

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Prof Andrew Scott - (03) 9496 5000
andrew.scott@austin.org.au - (__) ____ ____

Head of Radiopharmaceutical Sciences