Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry at University of Oslo in Norway, 2015

A 2 year postdoctoral research fellowship with the possibility of extension for 1 additional year is available at the Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo, Norway. The successful candidate will become a part of an interdisciplinary research group working in the field of Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry and PET imaging. No one can be appointed for more than one postdoctoral research fellowship at the same institution. Knowledge of reaction optimisation, purification, quality control procedures (radioTLC, radioHPLC), radiochemical process automation and radiosynthesis equipment of particular relevance to PET is beneficial for the post holder. The application deadline is 15 January 2015.. A 2 year postdoctoral research fellowship is available at the Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo, Norway, with the possibility of extension for 1 additional year. The starting date is negotiable, 1 February 2015 at the earliest. Duties may be assigned within the framework of the position. No one can be appointed for more than one postdoctoral research fellowship at the same institution. The successful candidate will become a part of an interdisciplinary research group working in the field of Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry and PET imaging. The position requires an ambitious, self-motivated and proactive individual, to focus on the development of novel radiosynthesis methodology and radiotracer development for PET imaging of the brain.. Fellowship is available for pursuing postdoctoral research programme at University of Oslo in Norway.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Fellowship is awarded for working in the field of Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry and PET imaging at the Department of Chemistry, .
Who can apply to this scholarship? Applicants must have a:
· PhD in Radiochemistry or Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry or other corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree, with experience in PET radiochemistry and radiotracer synthesis.
· Working experience with short
· lived radionuclides and covalent labeling procedures.
· Excellent communication skills and good command of English in both, oral and written form are a prerequisite.
· Candidates with an excellent command of a Scandinavian language may be given priority.
· Ability and commitment to work flexibly, under pressure and to deadlines in order to meet logistic requirements.
· Ability to contribute to multidisciplinary teams involving biologists, chemists, clinicians and physicists.
· Ability to acquire a working knowledge of areas outside of the current field of expertise.
· Previous experience in the development and application of PET radiotracers for neuroimaging.
· Ability to work according to health and safety guidelines for radiochemistry laboratories.
Benefits of the scholarship: Position code 1352, Pay Grade: 57 – 65 (NOK 482 800 – 559 600 per year, depending on qualifications and seniority).
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Fellowship is offered for two years, with the possibility of extension for 1 additional year. The starting date is negotiable, 1 February 2015 at the earliest. Duties may be assigned within the framework of the position.
Number of scholarships: One postdoctoral research fellowship is available.

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