Postdoctoral Research Associate in Advanced Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging

King's College London - Biomedical Engineering

The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £33,518 - £39,992 per annum, plus £2,923 London Weighting Allowance per annum.

This post will be offered on a Fixed Term Contract for 2 years.

This is a Full time post.

A post-doctoral research associate position is available at King’s College London within the Department of Biomedical Engineering, located at the St Thomas Hospital. King’s College London, with its 200 years of heritage, is recognised today as a world-leading research university.

The post holder will participate in an EPSRC funded project on MR-guided ablation of cardiac arrhythmias, led by Dr. Sébastien Roujol and Prof. Reza Razavi. The applicant will join an interdisciplinary environment with a strong experience and expertise in cardiac/interventional MRI as well as in image processing. The project will involve the development of novel techniques for myocardial tissue characterization and interventional MRI, publishing in high impact journals and presenting findings at international conferences. The post-holder will work under the supervision of Dr. Sébastien Roujol and Prof. Reza Razavi.

The successful candidate should have a PhD in biomedical engineering, medical physics, computer science or related fields. The candidate should have a strong experience and track record in at least one of the following: MRI sequence development and/or MR-reconstruction/image processing techniques. Furthermore, the applicant should have a good knowledge of MRI physics and good programming skills in Matlab/C++.

Experience in pulse sequence programming (Siemens: IDEA) would be advantageous.

The selection process will include a panel interview, a presentation and a paper discussion.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Dr. Sébastien Roujol sebastien.roujol@kcl.ac.uk.

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 8 December 2017.

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