Health Physicist

Location: Indianapolis


RayzeBio is a dynamic biotechnology company headquartered in San Diego, CA. Launched in late 2020 and recently acquired by Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) as a wholly owned subsidiary, the company is focused on improving survival of people with cancer by harnessing the power of targeted radioisotopes. RayzeBio will operate as a standalone entity within the BMS organization, maintaining its biotech culture with the opportunity to leverage the best-in-class oncology capabilities of BMS. RayzeBio is developing innovative drugs against targets of solid tumors. The lead asset, RYZ101, is in Phase 3 testing for patients with gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs), as well as earlier stage testing for patients with small cell lung cancer (SCLC). Led by a successful and experienced entrepreneurial team, RayzeBio aims to be the global leader in radiopharmaceuticals.


The Health Physicist will support the Director of Health Physics in ensuring safe operations at our Indianapolis manufacturing site. The candidate will be responsible for assisting with compliance of all federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety (EHS) and radiological protection regulations. The candidate will also provide technical health physics support to operations, quality, engineering, facilities, and supply chain functions.

Job Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform radiological assessments in use areas. 
  • Assist in the development, administration, and implementation of radiation safety policies, programs, and safety at the manufacturing site. 
  • Perform health physics evaluations, audits, and initiatives. 
  • Provide, prepare, and coordinate didactic and hands-on training, as required. 
  • Assist with incident investigations and identifying root cause and corrective actions. 
  •  Education and Experience
  • BS in Health Physics, Safety, Environmental Science, Engineering, or relevant scientific field. 
  • 4+ years’ direct experience in Health Physics. Health Physics experience with alpha/beta materials and/or radiopharmaceutical manufacturing highly desired. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of radiological protection and associated government regulations (Nuclear Regulatory Commission and/or Agreement State).  

Skills and Qualification

  • Highly motivated and organized individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to interface with other departments in a team environment.
  • Strong assessment and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to utilize and interpret various Health Physics monitoring equipment (air sampling, hand-held meters, etc.).
  • Ability to efficiently use MS office, LabLogic, SAP, and other associated software systems.
  • Excellent professional ethics, integrity, and ability to maintain confidential information.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. 

This is a position that requires working in laboratory and pharmaceutical production environments that contain chemicals and radioactive materials. Protective clothing, gloves, and safety glasses are required while performing work in these areas. The employee must be able to pass all aspects of respirator fit testing, including medical clearance.

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The starting pay rate takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and where the job is performed.

Final, individual compensation will be decided based on demonstrated experience. 

Benefit offerings are subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans then in effect and may include the following: Medical, pharmacy, dental and vision care. Employee assistance programs (EAP) and a 401(K). Financial protection benefits such as short- and long-term disability, life insurance and supplemental health insurance. Work-life programs include paid national holidays and optional holidays, Global Shutdown days between Christmas and New Year’s holiday, up to 120 hours of paid vacation, and sick time off. Parental, caregiver, bereavement, and military leave. Other perks like tuition reimbursement.

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