Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Image-Guided Surgery

University College London - UCL - Department of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering Translational Imaging Group (TIG), Centre for Medical Image Computing (CMIC)

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be Grade 7 £34,056 - £41,163 per annum/Grade 8 £42,304 - £49,904 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Applicants are invited to apply for the position of Research Associate in an internationally leading research centre in medical image computing and image-guided interventions.

The post is funded for 2 years in the first instance, and is available immediately.

The aim of the research is to develop novel software-based technologies for guiding minimally invasive surgery. The role is widely scoped with opportunities to enhance the capabilities of our laparoscopic liver surgery system, and to deliver a new platform for clinical molecular imaging.

Experience in the design, development and validation of surgical software and guidance systems, strong collaborative software engineering skills using languages such as C++, and a record of publishing in high-impact, peer-reviewed academic journals are essential.

Experience with relevant open source software toolkits, such as ITK and MITK, GPU programming using CUDA or OpenCL and working closely with clinicians in a hospital environment, are highly desirable but not essential. Applicants must have a PhD, or expect to receive the award of PhD before the post is taken up or have equivalent experience and must also be able to demonstrate strong mathematical and problem solving skills.

UCL vacancy reference : 1592210.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. If you have any queries regarding the scientific content of the vacancy, please contact Dr. Matt Clarkson ( ) and Dr. Tom Vercauteren ( ). For general application queries, please contact Miss Neha Shah ( ) our HR Officer.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 17.00.

Interview Date: TBC.

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