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Position: Research Fellow in Molecular Imaging and Therapy
Institution: University College London
Department: Chemistry - Medicine
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Applications are invited for a Research Fellow to work with Dr Kerstin Sander (UCL Centre for Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry) and Prof Sandy MacRobert (UCL Department of Surgical Biotechnology). This is an exciting opportunity to join a multidisciplinary research team affiliated with the Department of Chemistry and the Division of Medicine, and to work in collaboration with colleagues at Kings College London and University of Hull; The successful candidate will be required to carry out the preclinical characterization of novel photo-theranostic agents for the treatment of prostate cancer. This will include the assessment of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics properties in disease models using a range of imaging techniques (e.g. positron emission tomography, in vivo optical imaging, microscopy)
Requirements: We are seeking candidates with a background in pharmacology, experience in animal handling and generation of disease models, and a strong interest in oncology, who are self-motivated, able to work independently, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. The candidate will be expected to work in close collaboration with the current team members as well as our collaborators
   
Text: Research Fellow in Molecular Imaging and Therapy, - Ref:1879498 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Chemistry Specific unit / Sub department Medicine Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £36,770 - £44,388 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Applications are invited for a Research Fellow to work with Dr Kerstin Sander (UCL Centre for Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry) and Prof Sandy MacRobert (UCL Department of Surgical Biotechnology). This is an exciting opportunity to join a multidisciplinary research team affiliated with the Department of Chemistry and the Division of Medicine, and to work in collaboration with colleagues at Kings College London and University of Hull. The successful candidate will be required to carry out the preclinical characterization of novel photo-theranostic agents for the treatment of prostate cancer. This will include the assessment of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics properties in disease models using a range of imaging techniques (e.g. positron emission tomography, in vivo optical imaging, microscopy). The position is funded by an UKRI/EPSRC grant, and the appointment will be for 24 months in the first instance. The position is available immediately. Key Requirements We are seeking candidates with a background in pharmacology, experience in animal handling and generation of disease models, and a strong interest in oncology, who are self-motivated, able to work independently, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. The candidate will be expected to work in close collaboration with the current team members as well as our collaborators. Please note, appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (salary £31,542 to £33,257 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis. Further Details A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. For further details on the Chemistry Department please see our website https://www.ucl.ac.uk/chemistry/ Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Kerstin Sander, (k.sander@ucl.ac.uk. Any queries on the application process can be directed to Hayley Dansey, hr.chem@ucl.ac.uk, as we wish to encourage online applications. We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. Closing Date 1 Nov 2021 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job description and Person specification Apply Now
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