LOMIN Staff Scientist

Position Description:

The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has an opening for a highly motivated senior scientist in the Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN). LOMIN has been established to develop in vitro diagnostics, in vivo imaging techniques, and nanobiotechnology with an emphasis on molecular imaging tools and drug and gene delivery techniques. The staff scientist will be responsible for managing the lab.


The desired applicants will have a Ph.D. (preferably in biochemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, life sciences, or biomedical engineering) and postdoctoral experience with proficiency in designing research projects and managing labs. Detailed knowledge of molecular imaging probes and nanomedicine is mandatory. The ability to design and perform scientific work independently and collaboratively is required. Candidates must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Experience with chemistry and radiochemistry, cell culture, animal handling, small animal imaging, and translational research is highly preferred but not required. Motivation and drive to work hard and learn new skills are also important.

The candidate may be a U.S. citizen, resident alien, or non-resident alien eligible to obtain a valid employment authorization visa. Salary is commensurate with experience. A full package of benefits is available. The successful candidate will need to complete an on-site interview process and deliver a brief research presentation.

How to Apply:

The applicant must submit a CV, a one-page summary of previous research, and provide the contact information for three references to Dr. Shawn Chen at Shawn.Chen@nih.gov.

Please write "LOMIN Staff Scientist" in the subject header. Applications for this position will be accepted from 11/05/2019 to 01/05/2020.

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