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Group Head Isotope Chemistry (m/f/d)

85567 Grafing bei München, Deutschland
27. Juni 2024


Assume leadership for the Isotope Chemistry group in Nuvisan at the Grafing site with associated laboratory unit and assigned direct reports (academics and technicians). Ensure adequate training of staff to further develop capabilities and strengths

Coordinate work to ensure optimal employment of resources and achieve financial targets. Ensure smooth and timely interaction with other groups

Contribute to operational, financial, and strategic decisions; actively support the mission and objectives set by Nuvisan

Provide scientific advice to clients in isotope chemistry, identify project issues and elaborate solutions with client’s representatives and line management

Assume responsibility in the role as Responsible Scientist for planning, performance, and reporting of syntheses of radiolabeled APIs (non-GxP and potentially GMP) as well as preclinical formulations (non-GxP and GLP) in suitable quality and in accordance with pre-defined capacity and time frame

Evaluate and implement new technologies, techniques, and skills in accordance with the site strategy and ensure continuous improvement of processes

Author, edit, and review service estimates, reports, quality and/or strategic documents as well as marketing material and ensure their appropriate quality

Assume responsibility as radiation safety officer

Represent function scientific area, and expertise outside of Nuvisan upon request


PhD in organic chemistry with previous relevant experience (at least 5 years) in medicinal chemistry and/or organic synthesis at a CRO or pharmaceutical industry setting

Experience in leading teams with 3-10 direct reports

In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in syntheses of radiolabeled drug candidates (14C and 3H)

Experience and qualification to act as radiation safety officer

Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, both in English and German

Strong organizational and problem-solving skills, high personal initiative


Permanent employment contract, an attractive salary package and 30 days holiday per year

Flexible working hours including a modern workplace

Employer-funded pension

Comprehensive induction and individual training and development

Free parking spaces directly on site

A dynamic, future-oriented, and employee-oriented company, with room for growth and your own ideas

Interdisciplinary, agile teams with flat hierarchies

Work on products and services with high social impact

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