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Research Associate, Radiology and Medical Imaging

Charlottesville

Research Associate, Radiology and Medical Imaging

  • R0032199
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Professional Research Staff
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Radiology & Medical Imaging's Research Division is seeking candidates for a full-time Research Associate position. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing novel imaging agents of oxidative stress using Positron Emission Tomography (PET). The ideal candidate should have a strong background in synthetic chemistry and/or radiochemistry, relevant cell culture training, some experience in small animal work, and an interest in in vivo imaging and translational chemistry. The successful applicant will work as part of a collaborative team and will have access to a wide range of equipment, including a trimodal PET/SPECT/CT scanner, on-site cyclotron, 18F and 11C synthesis modules, hot cells, and liquid scintillation equipment, automated HPLCs and more. A dedicated cell and molecular biology laboratory, fully equipped for biological assays, will also be available.

A Ph.D. degree in Engineering, Science or related background is required at the time of hire with 0-3 years of postdoctoral experience. Qualified candidates must have experience providing leadership to small groups and must be able to work independently once objectives are defined and methods of approach have been set. They must have good track record of scientific publication in the field.

Postdoctoral employment is temporary and is normally limited to an individual who has been awarded a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate within the previous five years and who will be involved in full-time research or scholarship at the University.

Employment as a Postdoctoral Research Associate is viewed as training and is preparatory for a full-time academic or research career, is supervised by a senior scholar, and allows the appointee to publish the results of his/her research or scholarship during the training period.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Doctoral degree

Experience: None

Licensure: None

This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.

Priority application review will begin January 29, 2022, but the position will remain open until filled.

TO APPLY:

Please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for requisition # R0032199.Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile and search “Find Jobs,” and search for requisition # R0032199. Complete an application online and attach the following documents:
  • Cover letter
  • CV/resume
  • Professional reference list


The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check and pre-employment health screening. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

For additional information about the application process, contact Nicole Vaughan at nsv3w@virginia.edu or Michelle Williams, Senior Recruiter/Faculty Search Advisor, at mew8js@virginia.edu .

For additional information about the position, please contact Kiel Neumann at kielneumann@virginia.edu ; ( https://med.virginia.edu/radiology-research/kiel-d-neumann-phd/ )

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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