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Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Radiation Oncology - 47918 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 Radiation Oncology, Division of Cancer Biology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

The laboratory projects will involve a wide range of collaborative work involving the radiolabeling of peptides, proteins, in vitro assays and in vivo molecular imaging and therapy studies. Current projects: (1) radiolabeling of peptides for PET imaging and therapy of cancer; (2) radiolabeling of antibodies and antibody constructs that bind to different biomarkers on cancer; (3) evaluation of novel chelators with regard to radiometal stability.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) in chemistry, radiochemistry or a related field.
  • Extensive experience in radiochemistry with radiometals for radiolabeling of antibody constructs, as well as other small molecules and peptides that are developed. Ability to lead two to three projects in this area and train students.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the following techniques: TLC, HPLC, cell culture, in vitro binding and internalization assays, serum stability assays, and autoradiography.
  • Experience with animal handling, tumor cell implantation, and flow cytometry.

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 candidates should send a cover letter (brief) and curriculum vitae to Dr. Buck Rogers at b.rogers@wustl.edu.

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 - Radiation Oncology - 47918

Job ID: 47918

Location: Medical School

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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