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Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Posted by: Columbia University, Department of Radiology

Posted date: Sep-27-2018

Location: New York

Position Description:

The Department of Radiology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University Medical Center is searching for a candidate with experience in radiochemistry to work at the ColumbiaRadiology PET Center. This position is a hybrid position involving novel radiochemistry (11C, 18F, etc.. ) as well as production of clinical tracer (18F-FDG, 13N-Ammonia, etc.). The candidate will work onsite at the PET Center facility along with a talented team of radiochemists and engineers. The position will be working in a GMP environment and a familiarity with these regulatory requirements and relevant equipment such as HPLC is highly recommended. Initial appointment is for one year with expected renewal through a second year contingent on funding and satisfactory performance. Opportunities for advancement may be available based on job performance.

Minimum Qualifications:

Position requires a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or Radiochemistry and/or experience producing clinical PET radiotracers. Successful accomplishment of the project requires the candidate to have strong expertise in Organic Chemistry and Radiochemistry and experience and/or willingness to learn clinical radiotracer production. 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. The candidate must be exceptionally organized in order to perform clinical production duties.


Please visit our online application site at
https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1512 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.

Additional Information:

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer —Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran. 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)cumc.columbia.edu
Employer's Website pa334.peopleadmin.com
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Chemistry
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location New York
Key Words postdoc, research, scientist, chemistry, radiochemistry, radiology, organic chemistry
Start Date 11/01/2018