UCL Department / Division: Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Specific unit / Sub department: Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences
Grades: 7-8
Hours: Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): Grade 7 £34,635 - £41,864 per annum; Grade 8 £43,023 - £50,573 per annum
Duties and Responsibilities
At the Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences, our mission is to translate
developments from flagship research projects into clinical tools and bring the duration to first-inhuman
clinical studies under 5 years.
 The post-holder will develop sustainable algorithms and research programmes including machine
learning, testing of software for clinical deployment, registration of multi-modal medical images,
tracking of surgical tools, workflow analysis. They will contribute to the Centre's strategic scientific
objectives, and maximise research effectiveness by fostering collaborative links and maximising
The appointment is funded for 2 years in the first instance.
Key Requirements
In our System Integration innovation support theme, we require engineers with in-depth software
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 software
platform and research aspirations. More specifically, we seek applications from
researchers/software engineers with expertise in interventional imaging, robotics/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
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