An Assistant Professional Researcher position is available within the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry or a related field and postdoctoral training in radiochemistry. The candidate will also have significant training in microbiology and the development of preclinical models of acute infection. The responsibilities of the professional researcher include the syntheses and radiosyntheses of small molecules targeting infection and/or cancer and their testing in preclinical models. The researcher will also facilitate and develop methods for clinical translation of new imaging tools especially positron emission tomography (PET). Contributions to independent and creative research activity are key with the researcher anticipated to submit both peer-reviewed papers and extramural grants in both the PI's area of research and in new directions.
Required Qualifications: • Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or related field • Postdoctoral training in chemistry and/or radiochemistry
Preferred Qualifications: • Ability to work with in vitro bacterial cultures and preclinical models of infection.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.