Postdoctoral Research Associate – 18F-Radiochemistry

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Deadline: 23 Aug 2017

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Veronique Gouverneur on a research project entitled New Approaches to Late Stage Fluorination. This project is funded for a fixed-term period of 24 months. The project will consist of developing methodologies towards the development of 18F-labeled molecules to facilitate drug discovery. You will have the opportunity to either apply known methodologies or develop new radiochemistry using the radioisotope 18F.

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You should have a PhD in chemistry or a related area (or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up your appointment). Expertise in the organic chemistry, catalysis is essential. Duties will include managing own academic research and administrative activities. This involves small-scale project management, to co-ordinate multiple aspects of research. You will also adapt existing and develop new scientific techniques and experimental protocols.

The post will be based in the Chemistry Research Laboratory, Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TA and is available immediately.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the following link.

Only applications received by 12.00 noon on 23 August 2017 can be considered.

The University of Oxford and Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN Silver Award holders.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

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