Postdoctoral position / Senior Research Assistant at the Molecular Imaging for Precision Medicine Research Group
Main tasks and responsibilities / The successful candidate will develop research involving:
Implement 1D pulse sequences on a benchtop NMR spectrometer (python)
Write SOP for the use of the spectrometer in the context of hyperpolarized NMR experiments
Run the spectrometer during hyperpolarization experiments, when needed
Train students in the use of the spectrometer, basic NMR concepts and good lab practices
Collaborate in the development of functional bioreactors for NMR studies
General lab/team duties: Participate in weekly project meetings, read lab manuscripts and contribute with ideas and constructive feedback, interact with other lab members, et
Requirements for candidates:
PhD in physics, chemistry, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, or similar areas
Previous experience in liquid state NMR pulse sequence implementation
Competencies and skills: Excellent communication and teamworking skills, proactivity, commitment, critical and analytical thinking
High level of English
Experience in hyperpolarization techniques such as DNP or PHIP
Experience in scientific writing (papers)
Multidisciplinary qualifications will be a plus.
Number of available positions: 1
Starting date: 16 October 2021
Full time contract for up to 2 years. Competitive salary/ Salary will be commensurate with academic level and experience.
Measures to reconcile work and family life (maternity and paternity leave, flexible schedule working hours, teleworking, 23 working days of paid holidays, 9 leave days for personal matters, among others).
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