Filled Vacancies

Univeristy College London - Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering


£32,699 to £39,523 UCL Grade 7, per annum, inclusive of London Allowance

£40,618 to £47,915 UCL Grade 8, per annum, inclusive of London Allowance

Hours: Full Time
Contract:  3 Years in the first instance funded by the Wellcome Trust and EPSRC
Closes:      11th July 2014
Job Ref: 1421196

Main Purpose of the Post:

UCL was recently awarded £10million to develop better tools and imaging techniques that will improve the success of surgery and other therapies on unborn babies in collaboration with KU Leuven, Great Ormond Street Hospital and University College London Hospital.

We are seeking a software engineer to develop and structure a novel surgical platform that will provide unprecedented capabilities for fetal surgery. Within this widely scoped project, a number of researchers will design new algorithms for therapy planning, image-guidance and surgical vision as well as new imaging instruments and surgical tools. To support this endeavour, the successful candidate will play a key role in integrating the new software building blocks together with the existing software available within clinically usable software applications and ensuring the scalability of the entire software platform. Please see attached Job Description for further details.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in medical imaging, computer science or a closely related subject or have equivalent industry experience. They will have strong expertise in object-oriented software development in C++ and Python as well as the ability to propose and apply design pattern methodologies for new developments and refactoring endeavours. They will also have practical experience with high-level libraries e.g. STL, Boost, Qt and experience with CMake, CDash, CPack, Valgrind and Git tools.

In order to be considered for a grade 8, the successful candidate will have significant experience within the field.

Further Details:

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

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