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An organic synthetic chemistry/radiochemistry postdoctoral position is available immediately. The potential candidate should be a highly motivated PhD in organic synthetic chemistry. This position will focus on synthesis of small organic molecules for CNS disorders and other diseases. The postdoc will conduct the asymmetric synthesis of heteroaromatic analogues to obtain the corresponding enantiomerically pure isomers from racemic mixtures. Candidates must have experience with HPLC, NMR, IR, MS and other spectrometric identification of organic compounds. This position will receive training for conducting radiosynthesis of potential PET imaging probes and validating new PET probes in vitro and vivo.
Duties will also include writing manuscripts for publication and progress reports to the PI. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to access 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.
Ph.D. in organic synthetic chemistry with strong organic synthetic bench work experience;
Good communication and personnel skills;
Willing to conduct radiosynthesis of PET imaging agents.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Please send a letter of interest, CV/Resume, and three reference letters to:
Dr. Zhude Tu
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Radiology-Synthetic/Radiochemistry. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
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�.
The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.
This position is eligible for full-time benefits.� Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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