Research Associate

University of Edinburgh - Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part-time (50% FTE, 17.5 hours per week) highly motivated research associate to develop and trial ultrasound test objects for the objective assessment of ultrasound image quality to enhance the commercial development cycle of veterinary ultrasound scanners.  The project is funded by Censis (Centre for Sensor and Imaging Systems) and is funded for one year. The person will be principally based in the Centre for Cardiovascular Science (Principal Investigator: Dr Carmel M Moran), but will spend blocks of time at BCF Technology, Bellshill, Scotland, our joint partners on this project. The post will commence in September 2017 and run until 31 August 2018. The position offers the post-holder the opportunity to be supported and mentored as an early career researcher.

Please include your CV and a supporting statement with details of how you meet the knowledge, skills and experience required. Informal enquiries may be directed to Carmel Moran in first instance (  For further particulars and to submit an application, visit the University of Edinburgh’s website.

BCF Technology Limited is a vibrant, privately owned Scottish business established in 1983 with offices in Scotland, Ireland, France, USA and India. With distributor sales in 30 additional countries.  We are the market leader in Veterinary Imaging Solutions, with well-established clinical learning, field sales and service teams who are experts in Ultrasound, Radiography, CT & MRI, as well as designing and manufacturing our core ultrasound portfolio for the farm veterinarian.

We have a true dedication to our staff, recognised with Investors in People status.

This post is available on a fixed term basis, with a working pattern of 17.5 hours per week for 1 year.

Vacancy Ref: 040826           

Closing Date: 8th September 2017

For further particulars and to submit an application, visit the University of Edinburgh’s website via the apply button below.

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