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Radiochemist


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 Beloit, 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.

Position
The Radiochemist is responsible for analysis of radioactive samples generated in NorthStar’s production or development laboratories, maintenance and calibration of radiation measurement equipment, and may assist with quality control of products.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate, maintain and calibrate radiation measurement equipment, including but not limited to: gamma spectroscopy systems, liquid scintillation counting systems with alpha and beta counting modes, gas proportional counting systems, dose calibrators, survey meters, wipe test counters, etc.
  • Operation, maintenance and calibration of non-radioactivity analytical instrumentation such as atomic emission spectroscopy instruments, ion chromatographs, and liquid chromatography.
  • Perform radiochemical separations as needed to support product development.
  • Review, evaluate, prepare and follow Standard Operating Procedures.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related physical science and 8 or more years of experience required; Master’s degree in Chemistry or related physical science and 4 or more years of experience desired. Previous experience must be in a radiochemistry position with full understanding of alpha, beta and gamma counting equipment calibration, operation, and maintenance. Knowledge and experience using Eichrom Technologies extraction chromatographic resins is desired. Experience with radioisotopes used in nuclear medicine desired.

Location
NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is headquartered in Beloit, Wis. This location is our primary manufacturing site and accommodates all of our corporate functions. Beloit has small city charm, with a lively and renovated downtown, yet is also close to cities such as Madison, Milwaukee, Chicago, and Rockford.

Beloit is a part of the larger South Central Wisconsin/Northern Illinois region, which offers residents and visitors alike a unique blend of urban opportunities and rural, natural beauty. The area, therefore, offers collections of natural, educational, artistic, and historical attractions alongside a wide variety of sporting and social opportunities. There are several cities and many towns within a reasonable commute of Beloit, which offer a wide choice of residential styles and a large number of school district choices for those considering relocation.

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.

Radiochemist – 1800 Gateway Blvd. Beloit, WI 53511

 

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