Edinburgh Imaging

30 Jan 19. Job - Post-Doctoral preclinical PET

The Radiochemistry Department at Edinburgh Imaging Facility QMRI are looking for a R&D (research & development) Post-Doctoral Scientist to work in close collaboration with researchers using PET imaging techniques to develop/manufacture new PET radiotracers (Fluorine-18 or Carbon-11) for preclinical research.

Job reference: 046587

 

Post: Radiochemistry R&D Post-Doctoral Scientist

 

Salary: University of Edinburgh Grade 7 (£33,199 - £39,609)

 

Closing date: 11th May 2019

 

Applicants can apply here.

 

Job Purpose 

The selected candidate will be working in the Radiochemistry Department at Edinburgh Imaging Facility QMRI in Edinburgh. The selected candidate will be working in close collaboration with researchers using PET imaging techniques and will be expected to develop/manufacture new PET radiotracers (Fluorine-18 or Carbon-11) for preclinical research, as strategized jointly by the Head of the Radiochemistry and the Head of the Preclinical PET/CT Facility.

The selected candidate will be working with a team manufacturing clinical PET radiotracers and will be expected to develop the research and development (R&D) side of laboratory, while working in a dedicated R&D laboratory equipped with state of the art equipment. The research efforts will be focused on the development, synthesis and quality control (QC) of novel radiotracers, as well as, the setup of radiotracers described in the literature.

The selected candidate will be expected to collaborate with other scientists to develop new precursors and new radiolabelling strategies. The selected candidate may occasionally be expected to provide support to the team for the transfer and validation of new clinical PET radiotracers into GMP manufacture. In addition, the candidate will be encouraged to propose, plan and carryout his/her own related research.

 
Application deadline:

Deadline: 11th May 2019

Applicants can apply here

 

Further details here.