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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Katherine Ferrara

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Ferrara, Katherine
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
One year and renewable
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

To apply, please submit your materials to: Kathryn Andrews <>.

Does this position pay above the required minimum?: 
No. The expected base pay for this position is the Stanford University required minimum for all postdoctoral scholars appointed through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. The FY25 minimum is $73,800.

One Postdoctoral Fellow position in the area of peptide chemistry or radiochemistry is available immediately in the Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS), Stanford University School of Medicine. The successful candidates will join a dynamic research group focusing on the development of positron emission tomography (PET) imaging in the context of peptide-based radiotheragnostics and nanotherapeutics.  The fellow will conduct interdisciplinary research to develop unique translational therapeutics.
Our NIH-funded team is looking to add another motivated, ambitious, and highly qualified creative scientist with excellent written and verbal communication skills. The successful applicant must have a PhD in chemistry or a related area with expertise in organic or radiochemistry. Successful applicants will have a track record of productive research and publications. This position will remain open until filled and is available for a minimum of 1 year (up to 3 years). Stanford University offers many opportunities to engage in cutting-edge research and is the ideal training ground for postdocs who strive to further develop their skills in pursuit of a career in academia or industry.

Required Qualifications: 
  • PhD in Chemistry or a related area
Required Application Materials: 
  • CV
  • A brief statement of interest and career goals
  • Names of three referees


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.