The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences in collaboration with the UBC Department of Physics is inviting applications for a position as a Postdoctoral Fellow at UBC’s In Vivo imaging Centre under the supervision of Prof. Urs Hafeli and Prof. Vesna Sossi. For more information, check out http://invivoimaging.ca/. The successful candidate will take a lead role in managing the SPECT/PET/CT Imaging Centre, scanning mice and rats, processing imaging data, writing reports and discussing the results with the investigators from many different areas (including collaborators from outside UBC and small companies). You will also manage a senior animal technician who is responsible for the administration of radiopharmaceuticals by diverse methods (intravenous injections, oral gavage, inhalation, etc.). The candidate will have to take all the necessary safety courses (radiation safety, chemical safety, biological safety) and oversee the proper handling of techniques when working with graduate students and collaborators.
This is a 1-year position during the leave of the current manager of the imaging facility starting in August 2021.
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How To Apply
Interested applicants should send their CV/resume and cover letter to Dr. Urs Hafeli at firstname.lastname@example.org. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Desired start date: Beginning of August 2021
Duration: Fixed term 1 year / Temporary
Contract Type: Full Time
This posting is for the UBC Vancouver campus in British Columbia, Canada.
Please refer to reference number RX-55149 during correspondence about this position.
Please visit the researcher profile of the supervisor for this position to learn more about their research.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s entrepreneurial spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. UBC encourages its students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.
Postdoctoral Fellows at UBC Vancouver
UBC is home to over 900 postdocs spanning all faculties and units across two campuses and a variety of affiliated hospitals, research centres, and sites, providing unparalleled opportunities to learn, discover and contribute in one’s own way. UBC’s Postdoctoral Fellows Office (PDFO) is committed to supporting the lives and career aspirations of our Postdocs, with the goal of enriching their experience at UBC and preparing them for the future. In addition to providing support and advocacy for all postdocs, the PDFO is dedicated to providing professional development opportunities that foster the development of soft skills needed in today’s professional environments, helping them secure future careers in their chosen fields.
About UBC’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at UBC’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences work at the exciting and ever-expanding edges of the field of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. This includes conducting precedent-setting research with real and tangible impact in areas such as discovering and developing new drugs, improving the quality of patient care and treatment outcomes, and developing the practice of pharmacy. Ranked #18 worldwide and #2 in Canada (2020 QS World University Rankings, Pharmacy & Pharmacology) the Faculty’s research focuses on four themes: health outcomes, molecular & systems pharmacology, nanomedicine, and pharmacy education.
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