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Research Fellow in MRI of Brain Capillary Water Exchange

University College London - UCL Computer Science

Location: London
Salary: £35,328 to £42,701 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 7)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd August 2019
Closes: 22nd September 2019
Job Ref: 1821985

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. 

The project will take place at the Centre for Medical Image Computing within the Department of Computer Science at UCL, collaborating closely with the Department of Neuroinflammation and the Queen Square Institute of Neurology. The successful candidate will work on novel MRI acquisition and modelling methods to quantify water exchange across the blood brain barrier. Advanced MRI methods will be developed with the aid of optimisation via computational simulations.

The funding for this post is for 32 months in the first instance. 

Applicants should have a completed PhD, or close to obtaining a PhD, in the field of imaging physics or related imaging field. They should have experience of working in MRI physics or computational modelling of imaging signals and of scientific programming. Experience of neuroimaging methods such as diffusion MRI, contrast agent methods, relaxometry, magnetic resonance fingerprinting is desirable. 

UCL vacancy reference: 1821985       

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above. 

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Prof. Geoff JM Parker by email at 

Closing Date: 22/9/2019 

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

Interview Date: Sept 2019 

UCL Taking Action for Equality 

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. 

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

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