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San Francisco, CA, United States (on-site)
17 days ago
San Francisco, California, United States (on-site)
17 days ago


Job Summary

The Quality Control Manager applies extensive knowledge of clinical radiopharmaceuticals to ensure the quality of investigational radiopharmaceuticals specified by the standards stated in the USP Chapter <823> and the laboratory requirements of 21 CFR 212. This position will report to the Director of the Radiopharmaceutical Facility in the development of quality control standard operating procedures for the investigational PET drugs such that the facilities, equipment, and inventory control meet the associated regulatory requirements. This position will also assist in creating new approaches in the quality control of novel radiopharmaceuticals for clinical use, and in working with the director in writing investigational drug applications (IND) and Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDA). The background for this position requires a minimum of a BS in chemistry or a related subject with at least 5 years of experience in a GMP radiopharmaceutical facility.
The Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging is one of the largest departments in the School of Medicine at UCSF. Its mission is research (basic and clinical), teaching, patient care, and public service. The Department has 32 sections and research units, 132 full-time faculty, 45 other academic (research) appointees, 34 fellows, 51 residents, 40 post-docs, and 16 graduate students across six sites: Parnassus, SFGH, VA Medical Center, Mt. Zion, China Basin Landing, and Mission Bay (QB3). Many faculty conduct research activities and manage large research staff, including students, fellows, post-docs, and staff research associates. Some conduct bench research in wet lab settings; others have dry lab (computer-based) research programs or specialize in clinical research. The Cyclotron Facility is a specialized particle production service that allows clinicians and investigators to have access to locally produced radiopharmaceuticals.


Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry or related area
  • Advanced ability to effectively lead one or more projects with competing to meet the demands of a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. Adaptable to quickly changing priorities.
  • In-depth critical thinking skills to evaluate issues and identify a potential solution. Creatively addresses complex or new problems.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills, including but not limited to problem-solving, teamwork development, and leadership with other team members. Works well with others to achieve common goals.
  • 3 years of experience in quality control of cGMP PET Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Minimum of 5+ years of related experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in chemistry or related area
  • Knowledge of 21CFR212 and USP 823 regulatory requirements.
About UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world’s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.
Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66741688
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California, United States
  • Company Name For Job: UCSF
  • Position Title: Quality Control Manager
  • Job Function: Quality/Risk Management
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years

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