The Yale PET Center has immediate openings for highly qualified individuals at the post-doctoral level to work on research related to the synthesis and translational evaluation of PET imaging assays in neurological and oncological studies. The candidate should possess strong Organic Synthesis and analytical skills, be self-motivated, and able to manage multiple research projects. Prior experience with radiolabeling, PET imaging, in vitro binding assay, or autoradiography studies will be helpful, but not required.
The Yale PET Center is a state-of-the-art facility that includes Organic synthesis, Radiochemistry, Metabolism, and PET imaging laboratories to develop and evaluate novel radiopharmaceuticals in animals and humans. Our multidisciplinary teams consist of highly experienced chemists, imaging physicists, PET modelers, biologists, physicians, and computational scientists. We work collaboratively to solve urgent human health challenges, i.e., early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, diabetes, heart diseases, etc..
Applicants should have obtained or anticipate receiving a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related fields.