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Position: Research Fellow in Radiochemistry
Institution: University College London
Department: Chemistry
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The successful candidate will be required to carry out the radiosynthesis and preclinical characterisation, with a focus on tissue autoradiography, of a new generation of radiotracers for imaging of neurodegenerative diseases. We are seeking candidates with experience in radiochemistry and with a strong interest in neuro-imaging, who are self-motivated, able to work independently, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. The candidate will be expected to work in close collaboration with the current team members in the radiochemistry group as well as our collaborators
Requirements: The successful candidate must have a PhD degree (or near to being awarded a PhD) in Radiochemistry or equivalent qualification and demonstrable experience of working with radioactive substances. This includes the preparation and quality control of radiotracers. A strong interest in life sciences, in particular neuro-imaging is desirable as the project will require frequent interaction with the neuropathologists involved in the project
   
Text: Research Fellow in Radiochemistry, - Ref:1791535 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Chemistry Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 to ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Applications are invited for a Research Fellow to work with Dr Kerstin Sander and Prof Erik ?rstad in the Radiochemistry group at University College London. This is an exciting opportunity to join a multidisciplinary research group affiliated with the Department of Chemistry and the Division of Medicine, and to work in collaboration with the Dementia Research Centre and the Queen Square Brain Bank for Neurological Disorders. The successful candidate will be required to carry out the radiosynthesis and preclinical characterisation, with a focus on tissue autoradiography, of a new generation of radiotracers for imaging of neurodegenerative diseases. We are seeking candidates with experience in radiochemistry and with a strong interest in neuro-imaging, who are self-motivated, able to work independently, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. The candidate will be expected to work in close collaboration with the current team members in the radiochemistry group as well as our collaborators. The post is funded by the Fidelity Biosciences Research Initiative and the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration and is available from 1 April 2019, or soon thereafter, for a period of 21 months initially. Key Requirements The successful candidate must have a PhD degree (or near to being awarded a PhD) in Radiochemistry or equivalent qualification and demonstrable experience of working with radioactive substances. This includes the preparation and quality control of radiotracers. A strong interest in life sciences, in particular neuro-imaging is desirable as the project will require frequent interaction with the neuropathologists involved in the project. Please note, appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (salary ?30,922 to ?32,607 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis. Further Details A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Kerstin Sander (k.sander@ucl.ac.uk). Any queries on the application process can be directed to Judith James ? j.k.james@ucl.ac.uk. We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. Closing Date 10 Mar 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description & Person Specification Apply Now
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