Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization
  • Hamilton, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Company Profile:

Since 2008, the Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC) has collaborated with industry and academic partners to discover, develop, and distribute next-generation radiopharmaceuticals used in early detection and treatment of human diseases such as cancer.  The CPDC is recognized as a leading radiopharmaceutical organization with a full range of scientific, technical, regulatory, and business expertise required to translate radiopharmaceuticals to the clinic and provide them to the commercial marketplace across North America and Europe.

As a Research Scientist you will work as a member of a research team, responsible for the development of novel separation techniques for the processing of radio- isotopes. A background in inorganic chemistry and a sound understanding of a broad range of separation techniques including electro-chemical approaches is required. Provides and applies specialized knowledge to initiate, design, develop, and manage R&D projects that focus on early stage radio-isotope development with subsequent scale up development. Experience with handling radio-isotopes is desirable.


  • Work under the direction of a Senior Scientist to design and develop experiments for research projects and contracts that require novel radio-isotope separation techniques.
  • Establish protocols and procedures of experiments.
  • Develop unique hypotheses and develop new methodologies to gather and generate new data. Perform scientific and technical observations during experiments.
  • Analyze the results of previous experiments using various analytical tools, and identify changes in the process parameters which can be implemented to improve the quality of results. Develop estimates of time and resources for a research program.
  • Coordinate and manage the collection, delivery, entry, verification, analysis, and reporting of data. Review, critically appraise, and interpret published literature.
  • Identify, recommend and incorporate new scientific approaches derived from scientific literature.
  • Operate and maintain highly specialized lab equipment.    
  • Handling and manipulation of radioactive chemicals.


  • Doctoral degree in Inorganic chemistry, electochemistry, radiochemistry, or a closely related field.
  • Requires 0-5 years of relevant experience.

Benefits of working at CPDC:

  • Opportunity to work for a leading organization in a niche industry devoted to detection and treatment of diseases such as cancer
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Paid sick days
  • Medical/Dental Appointment time off
  • Training and Professional Development support

If you require accommodation for your application or interview, please contact Human Resources at 905 525-9140 ext. 21112 or by email at careers@imagingprobes.ca 

We thank all applicants but only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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