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Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Radiology - 51106 in St. Louis, Missouri

Post Doc Instructions Please do not submit an application to this posting. To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”. Department Name/Job Location This position is in the Department of Radiology. This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions An organic synthetic chemistry/radiochemistry postdoctoral position is available immediately. The potential candidate should be a highly motivated Ph.D. in organic synthetic chemistry. Candidate will focus on synthesis of small organic molecules for CNS disorders and other diseases. Will conduct the asymmetric synthesis of heteroaromatic analogues to obtain the corresponding enantiomerically pure isomers from racemic mixtures. Candidate has to have experiences on HPLC, NMR, IR, MS and other spectrometric identification of organic compounds. The candidate will receive training for conducting radiosynthesis of potential PET imaging probes and validating new PET probes in vitro and vivo. The candidate will write manuscripts for publication and progress report to PI. The successful candidate will have opportunity to access to state-of-the-art lab equipment and departmental core facilities, as well as to the great research community in one of the top medical schools in the USA. Required Qualifications * Ph.D. in organic synthetic chemistry. * Strong organic synthetic bench work experience. * Good communication and personnel skills. * Willing to conduct radiosynthesis of PET imaging agents. Salary Range Base pay commensurate with experience. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/. Applicant Special Instructions Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, CV/resume and three reference letters to Dr. Zhude Tu Phone: 314-362-8487 FAX: 314-362-8555 Email address: zhudetu@wustl.edu Link to Website: https://www.mir.wustl.edu/research/research-laboratories/radiological-chemistry-and-imaging-laboratory-rcil Deadline for Application: Start immediately until the position is filled. WORKING CONDITIONS: This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological and chemical hazards. The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment and to provide standard care to research animals. EOE Statement Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Radiology - 51106 Job ID: 51106 Location: Medical School Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular