Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Computer-assisted Interventions/Software Engineering

University College London - UCL Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be Grade 7: £34,635 - £41,864 per annum, Grade 8: £43,023 - £50,753 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

At the Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences, our mission is to translate developments from flagship research projects into clinical tools and bring the duration to first-inhuman clinical studies under 5 years.

The post-holder will develop sustainable algorithms and research programmes including machine learning, testing of software for clinical deployment, registration of multi-modal medical images, tracking of surgical tools, workflow analysis. They will contribute to the Centre's strategic scientific objectives, and maximise research effectiveness by fostering collaborative links and maximising opportunities.

The appointment is funded for 2 years in the first instance.

In our System Integration innovation support theme, we require engineers with in-depth software engineering expertise, and capabilities in system integration. For our three fundamental research themes (Physiological Navigation - Clinician Experience - Precision Instrumentation), we require researchers/engineers with a broad set of technical expertise underpinning the Centre’s software platform and research aspirations. More specifically, we seek applications from researchers/software engineers with expertise in interventional imaging, robotics/instrumentation, and sensing applications.

To be appointed at Grade 8 (Senior Research Associate) candidates must be able to demonstrate experience leading a team of researchers and have some evidence of being invited to present at international conferences. An excellent publication record is necessary, while experience of serving on peer-review committees would be desirable.

The Appointees will have a strong mathematical and/or engineering background and relevant experience in one or more research areas listed within the person specification.

Interested candidates are welcome to contact either Professor Sebastien Ourselin or Dr Tom Vercauteren, email:  for an informal discussion.

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 application process please contact Alexandra Ferrell

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