Head of Division for the Hevesy Laboratory

DTU Nutech
Thursday 01 Mar 18

  • Do you have management and leadership skills as well as a solid scientific background?
  • Do you want to take the lead of a division at a technical university with close ties to the industry, university hospitals, and other research groups?
The job
The Hevesy Laboratory is a radiopharmaceutical and radioecological facility at DTU Nutech located on the DTU Risø Campus in Roskilde. The laboratory has two cyclotrons for preparation of biomedical radioisotopes, including F-18 for PET scanning. The facility contains laboratories and clean rooms for radiochemical research including analyses of radioactivity in environmental samples and foodand for radiopharmaceutical production.
The research in the Hevesy Laboratory of new radioactive drugs for diagnostics and therapy is carried out in close cooperation with university hospitals, research groups at DTU and other universities, as well as the related industry. The Hevesy Laboratory is GMP certified for drug production and produces radioactive drugs for Danish hospitals on a daily basis.
The Hevesy Laboratory plans on being a part of the growing market for radiochemical analyses related to safe decommissioning of nuclear power plants.

Primary areas of responsibility
  • Overall management responsibility for 42 dedicated colleagues involved in research and development as well as production
  • Overall responsibility for the strategic planning and daily operation, including resource allocation and cooperation with external partners
  • Obtaining external funding for the diverse activities of the laboratory
  • Development of the Hevesy Laboratory’s scientific profile
  • Contribute to DTU’s education on bachelor, master, and PhD levels
  • The economy of the division, including compilation of applications and project proposals
  • Participation in the management of DTU Nutech in close cooperation with the Director and the other head of divisions
Our expectations of you
  • Good people management skills
  • Experience in strategic management as well as resource management
  • You have a scientific background as senior researcher and/or associated professor
  • Knowledge within the field of radioactivity and ionizing radiation
  • Experience in obtaining external funding
  • Preferable you have a knowledge within accreditation, certification, and quality control
  • You are able to make difficult decision when it is necessary – and follow through on them
  • Strong communication skills will be a great asset
What we offer in return
We offer a challenging job in an international environment focusing on research, education, innovation, and authority services beneficial for the society. There is a high focus on developing professional competences and the job offers great flexibility. The workplace is in one of the most beautiful locations in Denmark.

DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation, and scientific advice. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and an academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

DTU is continuously working to professionalize management. The work is specified in the DTU Leadership Role, which describes DTU’s expectations of the professional and personal competences of its managers. The DTU Leadership Role is based on four cornerstones: Academic management, Resource management, People management, and Strategic management. In addition, handling a leadership role at DTU is contingent on the individual manager bringing personal leadership into play. This means, for example, that all managers have an eye for supporting the generation of results through interaction between people. To find out more about DTU’s Leadership Role, see the website.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment is based on the collective agreement with the Confederation of Professional Associations.

Application and contact
Please submit your online application no later than Monday 2 April 2018.

Please apply and upload your application and CV incl. publication list here: Head of Division for the Hevesy Laboratory

Hartmanns A/S will assist DTU with carrying out the recruitment process.

For any inquiries, please contact Senior Recruitment Consultant Erik Bernskov at Hartmanns by e-mail: erik.bernskov@hartmanns.dk or phone: +45 41 21 13 29.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion, or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

DTU Nutech, Center for Nuclear Technologies, is the Danish competence center for nuclear technologies. The purpose of the center is to develop and utilize knowledge about radioactive material and ionized radiation for the benefit of society. The center has 100 employees and is divided in 3 divisions. DTU Nutech has a strong tradition for globally converting research results to products and services for the industry, hospitals, public authorities, other research institutions and the media.

DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and scientific advice. Our staff of 5,800 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society; and our 11,000 students are being educated to address the technological challenges of the future. DTU is an independent academic university collaborating globally with business, industry, government, and public agencies.