The Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging of the University of California, San Francisco invites candidates to apply for the position of Faculty Radiochemist. The selected candidate will be appointed at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the In-Residence or Adjunct series depending on qualifications and interests.
The new faculty member is expected to develop an independent research program in the area of radiopharmaceutical chemistry. Demonstrated experience in the radiosynthesis of new radiopharmaceutical agents is preferred. The candidate will work collaboratively with faculty within the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and other departments at UCSF to advance the development of new molecular imaging agents, from early tracer development to first-in-man clinical studies. Additional areas of desired, but not mandatory, expertise include new synthetic and radiosynthetic methodologies, GMP production, automation, and small molecule chemistry. Specific areas of expertise with regards to disease focus are flexible and could include neurological, oncology, cardiology, or other clinical applications. Other responsibilities include close interaction with basic scientists and clinical researchers in planning, conducting, and evaluating data. Faculty are required to teach residents, fellows, medical students, and masters students.
Candidates must have a PhD, MD/PhD, or equivalent degree in Chemistry, Radiochemistry, Bioengineering or Related Field, and with postgraduate or postdoctoral training and research experience since obtaining their PhD, preferably at least two years combined. Applicant materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. All qualifications are to be met by the time of the faculty appointment start date.
The UCSF Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging offers faculty salaries that are highly competitive with the national radiology benchmarks. The University of California provides employees with a comprehensive health and retirement benefit packages, in addition to many other benefits. For more information, please visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html
Please apply online with CV, cover letter, and a statement of contributions to diversity at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF04796. In the cover letter, please include a brief description of prior teaching and research experience. UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.