Research Associate / Senior Research Associate in Medical Physics / Biophotonics Engineering

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: London, ENGLAND
Deadline: 05 May 2017

UCL Department / Division
Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Specific unit / Sub department
Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Surgical and Interventional Sciences, Institute of Healthcare Engineering
Full Time
(inclusive of London allowance)
Grade 7 £34,056 - £41,163 per annum inclusive of London Allowance Grade 8 £42,304 - £49,904 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Duties and Responsibilities

The Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Surgical and Interventional Sciences at UCL invites applications for Medical Physics and Biophotonics 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 translate developments from flagship research projects into clinical tools and bring the duration to first-in-human clinical studies under 5 years.

The appointment is available from 1 May 2017 and is funded for 2 years in the first instance.

Key Requirements

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

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.

The Appointees will have a strong mathematical and/or engineering background and relevant experience in one or more research areas listed within the person specification.

Further Details

Interested candidates are welcome to contact either Professor Sebastien Ourselin or Dr Tom Vercauteren, email: for an informal discussion.

A job description and person specification can be accessed via the link at the bottom of this page.

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If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Neha Shah, HR Manager for advice . 

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