Research Associate / Senior Research Associate in Electronics for Precision Instrumentation

University College London - UCL Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

The Wellcome/EPSRC Centre for Surgical and Interventional Sciences at UCL invites applications for Electronics Engineering Research Associates and Senior Research Associates with experience in surgical and interventional sciences. This is an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic Researchers/Engineers with relevant skills in this area to join an internationally leading research group. The Centre mission is to increase the conversion of flagship research projects into clinical tools and bring the duration to first-in-human clinical studies under 5 years.

In our System Integration innovation support theme, we require engineers with in-depth electronics, mechatronics or optoelectronics 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 robotics and imaging platforms and research aspirations. More specifically, we seek applications from researchers/electronics engineers with expertise in interventional medical physics, robotics/instrumentation, and sensing applications.

The post will be funded for 2 years in the first instance.

The successful candidate will have a PhD degree in appropriate field or equivalent research experience along with strong mathematical and/or engineering background and relevant experience in one or more research areas listed within the person specification. Excellent knowledge of at least two of the below are also essential. PSpice or equivalent design software Simulink or equivalent simulation software VHDL design and simulation software 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.

UCL vacancy reference: 1690873

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 scientific content of the vacancy, please contact Dr. Christos Bergeles ( For general application queries, please contact Ms Sarah Jeffrey

Closing Date: 9 December 2017

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

Interview Date: TBC

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