Research Physicist/Analyst

King's College London - Neuroimaging

The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £32,958 to £34,956 per annum, plus £2,623 per annum London Allowance.

This post will be Fixed Term Contract for 18 months

The post holder will develop, implement and optimise novel Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) methodologies to support structural and functional imaging studies of the brain, brainstem and cervical spine at the Department of Neuroimaging. This work will be carried out under the direction and guidance of the Physics and Pain Research section leaders. The primary focus of the post holder will be to implement robust, reproducible, MRI acquisition and analysis protocols to evaluate activity in brain, brainstem and spine in healthy volunteers and in clinical studies involving patients experiencing both acute and chronic pain. The role will include: assessment of the effects of different MR pulse sequences and receiver coils for optimised image acquisition; local implementation of best-practices for physiological noise monitoring and correction; state of the art analysis techniques. There will be a full-time commitment to this objective.

The selection process will include competency based questions, a presentation and a panel interview.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Dr Matthew Howard at

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 18 December 2016

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