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Scientist II

North Chicago, IL 60064

Posted: 02/15/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Data Sciences Job Number: 600440 Is job remote?: Yes Country: United States

Job Description


Target PR Range: 25-45/hr
*Depending one experience

Purpose:
The primary function of this position is to conduct preclinical in vivo positron emission tomography (PET) imaging studies

Responsibilities:
• Provide experimental support for preclinical imaging studies in rodents and large animals, including formulation and administration of radiotracer/contrast agent/compound, image data acquisition, and blood sampling
• Operate state of the art imaging systems, including a Mediso LFER 150 PET/CT, a Siemens Inveon PET/CT, and two Bruker MRI systems
• Function as the study coordinator of several preclinical imaging studies
• Develop and ensure high quality study protocols
• Support preclinical PET imaging studies by analyzing blood or tissue samples
• Perform analysis of imaging data using specialized software
• Ensure maintenance of imaging equipment, in close collaboration with vendor support team
• Conduct and interpret literature searches to aid in the understanding and improvement of imaging studies
• Maintain a clean and safe laboratory environment through diligent handling and use-tracking of radioactive materials
• Communicate key results to team members and project stakeholders and contribute to study reports

Qualifications:
• BS in pharmacology, biochemistry, cell/molecular biology, or a related field with typically 5 years of experience, or master’s degree or equivalent education with typically 3 years of experience
• Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred
• The preferred candidate will have diverse experience in animal handling and a well-developed interest in working with advanced imaging techniques
• Demonstrated skills in molecular imaging or in vivo pharmacology
• Experience working with radioactivity preferred; willingness and ability to work with radioactivity required
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