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Position: Research Associate
Institution: University College London
Department: Division of Medicine
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are seekingĀ a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on the design, synthesis and radiolabelling of novel fluorine-18 radiotracers for cancer imaging. To plan and conduct a high quality programme of research in the design and development of novel small molecule fluorine-18 radiotracers for cancer imaging with positron emission tomography. To synthesise and characterise a library of non-radioactive reference compounds and precursors for radiolabelling. To set up new radiochemistry reactions, including, but not limited to fluorine-18 radiochemistry. Develop automation protocols for routine radiochemistry production
Requirements: PhD in organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, radiochemistry, or similar. Expert knowledge and skills in the design, synthesis, purification and characterisation of novel organic compounds. Experience in the radiolabelling of small molecules with fluorine-18. Strong track record of publications and presentations at international research meetings
   
Text: Research Associate, - Ref:1724591 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Medicine Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?34,635 - ?41,864 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We are seeking a dynamic, highly skilled and motivated Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on the design, synthesis and radiolabelling of novel fluorine-18 radiotracers for cancer imaging. This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant multidisciplinary research group within one of the premier biomedical imaging centres in Europe ( www.ucl.ac.uk/cabi ). The successful candidate will have access to state-of-the-art organic and radiochemistry facilities, in close collaboration with the Department of Chemistry at UCL, under the supervision of Professor Erik ?rstad. This post is funded for 2 years in the first instance. Key Requirements The post holder will have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as good interpersonal skills with an ability to work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting, working closely with the Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging and the Department of Chemistry. Further Details A job description can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below For an informal discussion please contact Dr Tim Witney ( t.witney@ucl.ac.uk ) For any queries regarding this advert or recruitment process please contact Anita Gorasia ( a.gorasia@ucl.ac.uk ) UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 7 Jun 2018 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in 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 the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job, employee benefits that we offer and further information about UCL . Job description and person specification Apply Now
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