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Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Posted by: Columbia University, Department of Radiology

Posted date: Aug-18-2017

Location: New York

The Department of Radiology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University Medical Center is searching for a candidate to work on a new research project in collaboration with Dr. Akiva Mintz, M.D., Ph.D. to begin on or about 9/1/2017. The research project will involve radiochemistry (11C, 18F, 68Ga, 89Zr, 225Ac, 64Cu, etc.), organic chemistry, in vitro cell uptake, and pre-clinical imaging analysis. The candidate will work onsite at the PET Center facility and may also some spend time in collaborator laboratories in the CUMC campus. Initial appointment is for one year with expected renewal through a second year contingent on funding and satisfactory performance.

Position requires an M.D. or Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or Radiochemistry.  Successful accomplishment of the project requires the candidate to have strong expertise in Organic Chemistry and Radiochemistry and experience and/or willingness to learn cell culture techniques. The candidate is expected to be able to work well in a team and to communicate the results of their research orally and in writing.

Please visit our online application site at https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65077 for further information about this position and to submit your application. Please include a cover letter outlining your research and clinical interests, CV, and a list of references. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  The University and the Department of Radiology are committed to the diversity of its faculty.  Outstanding female and underrepresented minority scholars are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Title Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Post Details
Email ar2851(at)columbia.edu
Employer's Website www.columbiaradiology.org
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Chemistry
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location New York
Key Words Radiology, Organic Chemistry, Chemistry, Radiochemistry
Start Date 09/01/2017