Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow in Atlanta, Georgia

72710BR

Job Requisition ID:

72710BR

Department:

738032:SOM: Rad: Radiopharm Disc Lab

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.

Operating Unit/Division:

School Of Medicine

Job Title:

Post Doctoral Fellow

This position involves::

Involve working with radioactive materials or devices.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in medicinal or organic chemistry, good oral and written communication skills, ability to perform multi-step organic syntheses and characterize products by modern spectral analysis methods. In addition, experience with HPLC, micro-scale reactions and radiochemistry techniques. United States citizen or permanent resident required.

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:

Regular

Additional Job Details:

Synthesis of bioactive molecules and radiochemistry precursors; labeling with short half-life positron emitting radionuclide; purification, characterization and formulation of radiotracers fro in vivo evaluation. Research efforts will be in cardiology, neurological disorders, neuroscience and oncology.