Research Software Engineer in Computer-assisted Fetal Therapy

University College London - UCL Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

Within the Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences (WEISS - initiative, we are in an exciting phase of translating novel real-time multimodal imaging modalities in conjunction with novel surgical instrumentation to clinical practice. This endeavour is part of the GIFT-Surg research project. We are looking for a research software engineer to complement our multi-disciplinary team in this endeavor.

This post involves close and active collaboration with researchers, engineers and clinicians to identify clinical requirements and to design and develop clinical-grade software that will address those. Understanding the challenges of translating technological advancements to the clinical landscape, in particular medical device software quality management (QMS) and risk mitigation processes, is an integral and essential aspect of this post.

This post is funded for 2 years in the first instance.

The successful candidate must have a PhD or equivalent along with solid knowledge of medical image analysis and computer vision algorithms along with experience using the C++ and Python programming languages. Experience in software design and engineering is also essential.

 A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the scientific content of the vacancy, please contact Dr Tom Vercauteren ( For general application queries, please contact Miss Sarah Jeffrey (

Closing Date: 29 October 2017

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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