Research Associate

Location
Chapel Hill, Orange County
Posted
Apr 18, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time

Department: Biomedical Res Imaging Ctr

Application Deadline: 05/17/2014

Position Summary: The Research Associate will independently perform in vivo imaging studies.

Education Requirements: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in molecular biology, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, chemistry, radiochemistry, chemical biology, pharmacy, material sciences, or a related field.

Qualification and Experience: 5 years of preclinical molecular imaging experience. Proficient in radiotracer in vitro and in vivo characterization. Expertise in wet lab techniques tissue, cell culture, receptor binding assay, radiotracer uptake efflux assay, immunihistochemistry, Western Blots, qPCR. Demonstrated experience in designing imaging experiments, quantitating and analyzing imaging data. Previous experience with in vivo cell tracking is a plus. A particular emphasis on the development of novel molecular PET probes to image targets. Animal handling and in vivo pharmacology experience as well as previous experience with lab organization, protocol development, instrument maintenance, and preparation of IACUC documents. Applicants should have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Excellent problem solving skills and focus on process driven results. Good time management, organizational skills and ability to multi-task. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Should have the ability to build productive internal and external working relationships.

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