Postdoctoral Opportunity at the University of Ottawa

Posted Date: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the Molecular Imaging Probes and Radiochemistry Laboratory at the University of Ottawa for a highly qualified and creative scientist with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Our laboratories at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute are fully equipped with a high-energy cyclotron, modern automated radiosynthesis apparatus, synthetic chemistry labs, and state-of-the-art molecular imaging facilities.

Applicants must have a PhD in chemistry or a related field and strong organic chemistry skills, demonstrated by an outstanding publication record. Prior experience in medicinal chemistry or radiochemistry is an asset but not essential.

The successful candidate will be awarded joint appointments at the University of Ottawa and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae, a letter describing interests, background, and qualifications, and letters of recommendation to:

Benjamin Rotstein, PhD
University of Ottawa
40 Ruskin Street, H-5219
Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 4E9

Information about the lab can be found online:

All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Accommodations for any special needs will be made during every aspect of the hiring process, but applicants should make such needs known in advance.

Prior to the start of employment, the successful candidate will be required to complete mandatory online organizational training, produce a satisfactory criminal records check, and provide an official piece of photo identification.

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