Nuclear Pharmacist

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Diagnostic Imaging
Allied Health
Job Location


The Molecular Imagining Core at St. Jude is seeking a Nuclear Pharmacist who will oversee all compounding, quality control and assurance activities associated with the preparation of PET radiopharmaceuticals in compliance with PET cGMP and state and federal pharmacy regulations under USP <823>. As a part of our team, you will support a growing menu of clinical research tracers by guiding chemists and physician investigators in preparation of Investigational New Drug (IND) and Institutional Review Board (IRB) applications. Come join a dynamic group dedicated to producing a variety of PET tracers to support clinical and preclinical research across our institution.




  • Works closely with Molecular Imaging Core and pharmacy staff to ensure patient and employee safety, smooth operation of the facility, and compliance with applicable institution, state and federal regulations, guidelines and standards
  • Oversees radiation safety in the laboratory including license commitments and standard operating procedures
  • Participates directly in the development of clinical and research radiopharmaceuticals in conjunction with the Molecular Imaging Core and Pharmaceutical Services
  • Prepares and maintains records of research radiopharmaceuticals being evaluated
  • Provides support for operation and maintenance of cyclotron, chemistry modules, and
    associated software

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences required
  • PharmD, other advanced degree and/or residency in radiopharmacy preferred

Minimum Experience

  • Nuclear pharmacist experience required
  • Experience in the preparation and quality control analysis of PET radiopharmaceuticals strongly preferred

Required Credentials

  • Licensure by the Tennessee State Board of Pharmacy required
  • If current Non-TN resident license; must obtain licensure by Tennessee State Board of Pharmacy
    within twelve (12) months of hire

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