Research Associate

Imperial College London - Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Clinical Sciences/MRC LMS

Salary: £36,800 - £44,220 per annum (depending on experience)

Duration: 6 Months

Campus: Hammersmith

A six-month post-doctoral research position in worm tracking is now available at the Institute of Clinical Sciences at Imperial College London. The post holder will be required to develop software for worm tracking and analysis. This will involve the post holder working in Python to improve our multi-worm tracking software, graphical user interface, and feature extraction code.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in physics or a related area, have experience in video segmentation, worm tracking, and the quantitative analysis of worm behaviour, and a strong track record of first-author publications. Experience writing software in Python, version control using git, and image analysis using OpenCV are also required, as is experience working in collaborative teams with experimental biologists.

For initial enquiries please contact Dr. André Brown by email: andre.brown@mrc.lms.ac.uk

Our preferred method of application is online via our website http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/employment (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number including spaces –HM2017150into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed.

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