Laboratory Technician

Are you looking to be part of a game-changing organization that is helping thousands of patients across the country every day? NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is seeking individuals with a pro-active, collaborative, can-do mindset to join our rapidly growing team in Madison, WI.

NorthStar develops, manufactures, and distributes radioisotopes used daily for patients needing medically important diagnostic imaging tests.  Using novel and advanced technologies, NorthStar will scale-up production over the coming months and years and intends to become the industry’s market leader.

Innovative technology, opportunities for career advancement, and competitive compensation are just the beginning. NorthStar offers health and life insurance, 401K match, paid holidays, and paid time off, and all NorthStar employees are eligible on day one for our annual bonus and equity incentive plans.


Responsible for routine (microbiology/chemistry) laboratory support in one of NorthStar’s cGMP laboratories. A successful candidate should be able to work independently to execute released protocols for material testing, maintain the laboratory space to cGMP standards, create and document standard laboratory solutions, and assist in the maintenance and calibration of analytical equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the operation, maintenance, and calibration of equipment belonging to the microbiology laboratory, including but not limited to: pipettes, balances, ATC Probe, TSB and FTM Media manufacturing, sonicator, waterbath, and isolator.
  • Support engineering’s material compatibility program, which may include executing released protocols, use of analytical instrumentation, and preparation of samples for US Pharmacopeia in-vitro testing.
  • Perform neutralizations and dialysis on solutions utilizing strong acids and bases.
  • Maintenance of the microbiology lab including routine lab cleaning, and organization and tracking of laboratory consumables.


Associate’s degree or equivalent in Medical Laboratory Technician, Chemistry, Microbiology (or related physical science) required. 2+ years of laboratory experience in an analytical / chemistry laboratory making cGMP / GLP measurements is desired.


Madison isn’t just the “Capital City,” it also houses NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes’ Research and Development facilities.

The Madison region is a place where dynamic, talented, innovative and hardworking people want to be. We know this because the region is growing at a faster rate than the state and the nation. Madison, Wis. was named first on Livability’s top 100 places to live in 2014.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your resume to [email protected] with the position title in the subject line.

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Medical Laboratory Technician – 5249 Femrite Drive Madison, WI