Postdoctoral Research Associate in Radiochemistry
- Kings College London
- Location: London, United Kingdom
- Job Number: 7071170
- Posting Date: Oct 20, 2020
- Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2020
Job DescriptionPostdoctoral Research Associate in Radiochemistry
Salary: Grade 6, £38,304 - £45,026 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance
We are seeking a talented, highly skilled and motivated Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on the design, synthesis and characterisation of novel small molecule radiotracers for cancer imaging. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Molecular Imaging Lab at King’s College London (www.witneylab.com), a vibrant multidisciplinary research group within one of the premier biomedical imaging centres in Europe. The post holder will have access to new state-of-the-art organic and radiochemistry facilities and a vast array of small animal and clinical imaging modalities, further supported by the cutting-edge equipment and core facilities at King’s. Our Group has a track record of research excellence, substantial grant funding, and awards (e.g. World Molecular Imaging Congress’ Young Investigator of the Year Award, CME postdoctoral Fellowship). We are dedicated to supporting the successful candidate’s career through assistance with Fellowship applications, networking events, and attendance at international conferences.
The successful candidate will have experience in synthetic chemistry, be self-motivated, able to work independently, and will have excellent written and verbal communication skills. The applicant must have a Ph.D. in organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry or radiochemistry. They should be able to demonstrate a proven track record of scientific publications as first author in their chosen field. Applicants with radiochemistry experience (fluorine-18 preferred) and a keen interest in chemical biology and multidisciplinary research are especially encouraged to apply. Hands-on training will be given to the successful candidate.
Closing date: 22-Nov-2020
Apply link: https://jobs.kcl.ac.uk/gb/en/job/008544/Postdoctoral-Research-Associate-in-Radiochemistry