JOB NO.: 94278-AS
Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 94278-AS
Working Title: RADIOCHEMIST
Official Title: RESEARCHER(E05DN) or ASSOC RESEARCHER(E05FN) or ASST RESEARCHER(E05LN)
Hiring Department: A348700-VCRGE/WAISMAN/WAISMAN
FTE: 50% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 04, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Master's degree required in radiochemistry, chemistry or related field such as organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, or analytical chemistry.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
- Ability and willingness to carry out automated routine synthesis of position emission tomography (PET) tracers for human use.
- A strong background in radiochemistry but experience in organic or inorganic synthesis.
- Research experience in radiopharmaceutical synthesis.
- Demonstrated self-directed and responsible work ethic.
License or certificate:
The Waisman Center is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases throughout the lifespan. One of only 14 centers of its kind in the United States, the Waisman Center encompasses laboratories for biomedical and behavioral research, a brain imaging center, and a clinical bio- manufacturing facility for the production of pharmaceuticals for early stage human clinical trials. In addition to its research efforts, the Center provides an array of services to people with developmental disabilities, offers numerous educational and outreach programs to young children and their families, and trains scientists and clinicians who will serve our nation in the future.
The Christian Laboratory's research focuses on developing and translating novel positron emission tomography (PET) methods for the study of neurodevelopment, neurodegeneration and neuropsychiatric illness. This involves using PET methodologies to investigate neurochemical changes in the brain and studying novel radioligands to characterize neurotransmitter-protein interactions and how they are altered throughout development and degeneration. This position will be engaged in the production and development of PET radiopharmaceutical agents for research projects imaging human subjects.
- Must complete HIPAA training and receive certification within the first 5 days of employment and annually thereafter within 5 days of notification.
- Reporting requirements must be completed in a timely manner, including but not limited to effort reporting and outside activities reporting.
-This position will work safely with radioactive materials within a controlled environment.
Instructions to applicants:
To be considered, applications must be submitted online. Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a cover letter and resume detailing your interest and qualifications as it relates to this position.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: May 16 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: May 30 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time