Postdoctoral Research Associate, Molecular Pharmacology
- New York, NY
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is one of the world’s premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The blending of research with patient care is at the heart of everything we do. The institution is a comprehensive cancer center whose purposes are the treatment and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians and other health care workers.
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Molecular Pharmacology – Lab of Dr. Steven M. Larson, Department of Radiology and Sloan Kettering Institute
The Larson lab is seeking a highly motivated and successful individual with a background in radiochemistry, imaging science, chemical biology, or chemistry to undertake preclinical radiotheranostic development for the systemic treatment of solid tumors with alpha- or beta-emitting unsealed isotopes, guided by PET-based staging and dosimetry. We collaborate closely with the lab of Dr. Nai-kong Cheung to employ bispecific antibodies for anti-tumor/anti-radiohapten in vivo pretargeting. Please see https://www.mskcc.org/research/ski/labs/steven-larson for additional information. This full-time post is funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute.
The ideal candidate should have:
- A Ph.D or M.D., or be near completion of their degree, in a relevant subject area.
- Background in radiochemistry, organic chemistry, imaging science, autoradiography/immunohistochemistry, or chemical biology. No previous experience in molecular imaging required.
- The desire to be a part of a dynamic translational research team.
Please upload CV, a letter outlining your interest and names/contact information of three references with your application. Please direct any questions to Sarah M. Cheal, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Larson Lab - Cheals@mskcc.org.
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