Filled Vacancies

University College London - Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering 


Salary:    Grade 7 £33,353 - £40,313 per annum/Grade 8 £41,430 - £48,873 per annum

Hours:     Full Time 

Contract: This post is available for 24 months in the first instance funded by the Wellcome Trust and EPSRC

Closes: 30th June 2015


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Main Purpose of the Post


The main purpose of this post is to be the principal research software engineer for a well-established open-source multi-platform software package for medical image registration: NiftyReg. The software, CPU- and GPU- based, is being used on a wide range of applications with diverse user requirements and is under active development. The applicant will interface with the algorithm developers and the end users and bring software engineering expertise to the team. Additional duties will involve writing user documentation and training materials for end users. The work will involve the full software lifecycle development from system design to functional testing. Typical tasks include, for example, implementing efficient optimisation routines and refactoring existing code. The post also opens up opportunities to improve the algorithms and the pipelines in which the software is embedded.



Key Requirements



The post is open to candidates with either an undergraduate with honours degree or a graduate degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or a related subject and be able to demonstrate excellent software engineering skills. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in C/C++ programming and potentially in GPGPU programming (e.g. CUDA, OpenCL. Knowledge and experience of software design and development processes for CE marking and/or FDA approval is highly advantageous. A PhD will be beneficial for candidates wishing to push the algorithmic developments for the software package.


Further Details


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If you have any queries regarding the scientific content of the vacancy please contact Dr Marc Modat, For general application queries please contact Jenny Nery