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Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in Cardiac Hyperpolarized Magnetic Resonance Imaging

University of Oxford - RDM Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Location: Oxford
Salary: Grade 7: £33,309 - £35,326 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st September 2021
Closes: 19th October 2021
Job Ref: 153237

Location – RDM Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU

Salary - Grade 7: £33,309 - £35,326 per annum.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Post-Doctoral Research Assistant (PDRA) to develop and apply novel hyperpolarized magnetic resonance imaging approaches for the study of metabolic alterations in the hypertrophied and failing human heart. Based at the Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research (OCMR), this position offers an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in working in a fast-moving area of science and who can work well within a multi-disciplinary team consisting of clinicians, MR physicists, engineers, and image analysts. The post is funded by a British Heart Foundation (BHF) Programme Grant.

You will develop novel hyperpolarized magnetic resonance imaging approaches for the study of cardiac metabolism in the human heart and help with the running of clinical studies assessing the use of the developed hyperpolarized magnetic resonance imaging approaches in healthy volunteers and patients with cardiovascular disease.

You will be required to Hold (or be near completion of) a PhD or equivalent in physics, engineering, or a similar subject and have experience of magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) and/or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Experience of working with volunteers / patients in a clinical study setting and/or with clinical study data would be desirable.
This is a full time appointment on a fixed term contract until 31 December 2024 and you will be based at the Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research (OCMR), John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online; you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement which explains how you meet the selection criteria for the post.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 19 October 2021 can be considered. Interviews are scheduled to take place at the beginning of November .

The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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