Job Postings

Radiochemist- PET – Cyclotron

Posted: May 30, 2023

LOCATION:  Winnipeg Cyclotron Facility, Health Sciences Centre

REPORTS TO:  Director, Winnipeg Cyclotron Facility and Central Radiopharmacy


  1. Technologist and technical staff at Winnipeg Cyclotron Facility (total of 5)
  2. Post-docs, students and other trainees at Winnipeg Cyclotron Facility


PhD in radiochemistry, radiopharmacy or related field. Consideration will also be given for a PhD in chemistry (organic chemistry preferred). Doctoral or post-doctoral thesis or publications related to positron emitting radiopharmaceuticals (PERs) preferred.


  • A minimum of 3 years experience at the post-doctoral or staff level in a clinical or research positron emission radiopharmaceuticals (PERs) laboratory.
  • At least two years of experience in a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of the production and quality control of PERs in a GMP environment.
  • Experience with the Canadian regulatory framework, including both Health Canada and the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) would be an asset.
  • Experience with supervision of technical staff and/or trainees would be an asset.
  • Experience in microbiology testing as applicable to PERs manufacturing would be an asset.


  • Demonstrated project management skills in a highly regulated environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated skills in technical writing.
  • Self-motivation with the ability to analyze situations, set priorities and meet deadlines while maintaining attention to detail in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • An ability to work well both independently and within and across teams.
  • Competency with computer applications such as Microsoft Office and information and document management systems.
  • A high level of professionalism demonstrated by an ability to communicate effectively and to develop and maintain respectful and collaborative relationships with a wide variety of individuals including team members, academic and industry researchers, service providers and stakeholders.
  • An ability to reflect, clarify and commit to what is important, take responsibility for growth and development, and contribute to positive and productive work and learning environments.
  • Demonstrated track record in applying for and being awarded grant applications preferred.


  • Required to be designated as a Nuclear Energy Worker relative to applicable Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) legislation.
  • Eligibility for licensure as a pharmacist in the Province of Manitob or another jurisdiction will be considered an asset.
  • Candidate must be eligible and successful in obtaining a University of Manitoba academic position (rank determined by level of experience).


Good physical and mental health.

The incumbent may be exposed to radiation (which will be kept as low as reasonably achievable).

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