Research Associate/ Fellow in MRI Parallel Transmit System Engineering

King's College London - School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences

The salary will be paid at Grade 6 £33,518 -  £39,992 per annum or Grade 7, £41,212 to £49,149 per annum, plus  £2,923 per annum London Allowance.

This post will be Fixed Term Contract for 3 years

The School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences has been awarded £12.1 million from the Wellcome Trust and EPSRC to create a new Centre for Medical Engineering. We are seeking an experienced MRI Parallel Transmit System Engineer to support the Centre’s research activities. The purpose of this post is to design, build and exploit a complete radiofrequency (RF) system that adds a comprehensive parallel transmit capability to 1.5T or 3T MRI systems. The role will involve working closely with colleagues in King’s College London and our industrial collaborator Siemens.

The post would ideally suit a person who has skills and experience in RF systems engineering and their use in parallel transmit (pTx) MRI systems, for example with ultra-high field systems. The aim is to create a comprehensive pTx capability on a state-of-the-art clinical MRI system and to explore how to exploit this technology for MRI guided interventions, imaging of patients with implants, and efficient imaging using surface array coils. In work to date we have exploited pTx technology on a wholly prototype 3T MR system; the objective now is to integrate the technology into a more standard clinical system to potentially widen the impact of this work.

The selection process will include a panel interview.

Interviews are scheduled to be held at the end of January 2018

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Dr Shalini Jadeja – shalini.jadeja@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 7January 2018

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