Research Associate

University College London - Division of Medicine

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,056 - £41,163 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

This is an exciting opportunity for a postdoctoral Research Associate to apply scientific and technical skills to a real clinical problem. The successful applicant will join a multidisciplinary team of physicists, urologists, mathematicians, clinical research fellows and academic radiologists located within close proximity at UCL and UCL Hospitals in central London. The project aims to remove the image distortions that can confound diagnosis in the diffusion MRI of prostate cancer.

The project is funded by a Cancer Research UK Multi-Disciplinary Award that funds two research associate positions. The successful applicant will be based within the UCL Centre for Medical Imaging and will develop new MRI acquisition sequences and reconstruction techniques. The post holder will work closely with the second research associate based in the Computer Science Department (with expertise in modelling and solving inverse problems). The post holder will be engaged with the clinical aspects of the project and also have the opportunity to develop and publish their own novel methods.

The post is funded for 3 years in the first instance. 

The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent in physics, biomedical engineering, or a comparable subject. They will have experience and skills in MRI acquisition and be able to work within a multi-disciplinary team including both basic scientists and clinicians. They will have a good publication record in peer-reviewed publications, consistent with career history.

UCL vacancy reference: 1589016.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr David Atkinson ( ). For any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process please contact Aisha Carroll ( ).

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC.

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