MS or PhD student in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry or related fields
Field of Expertise:
Expertise in multistep chemical synthesis. Standard organic chemistry characterization techniques such as NMR (1H, 13C, 19F), HPLC, GC, mass spectrometry, as well as standard analytical techniques.
We are seeking an outstanding synthetic organic chemist to be part of our multidisciplinary research program preparing novel compounds for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging. The ideal candidate should have training in organic or medicinal chemistry and expertise in multistep chemical synthesis. The candidate is encouraged to learn and perform 18F-fluorination chemistry. The candidate should also have good knowledge of standard organic chemistry characterization techniques such as NMR (1H, 13C, 19F), HPLC, GC, mass spectrometry, as well as standard analytical techniques. Furthermore, the successful candidate must have excellent communication, writing, organization skills, the ability to write manuscripts for publications and work in a collaborative environment.
Please email Dr. Hussein Yassine with your resume: Hyassine@usc.edu