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Position: Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow- Wellcome/EPSRC Centre for Surgical and Intervention Sciences Fellowship
Institution: University College London
Department: Dept of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering - Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences (WEISS)
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The main research themes that underpin research in WEISS are: Physiological Navigation – localising both functional and structural information at different scales to guide and direct surgical and other therapeutic interventions; Clinician Experience – optimising the way that clinicians and clinical teams interface with technology and developing surgical data science and AI; Precision Instrumentation - devising the next generation of intelligent robotics, sensors, tools and devices
Requirements: Candidates must have a background in a physical science, engineering, or computer science with a PhD, three or more years postdoctoral research experience, and be able to demonstrate an outstanding research track record in a field of biomedical engineering and a commitment to translational research. Examples of fields that fall within the remit of the Centre include computational medical image computing, computer-assisted interventions, surgical data science, medical robotics, human-computer interfaces for surgical applications, medical device/sensors engineering
   
Text: Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow- Wellcome/EPSRC Centre for Surgical and Intervention Sciences Fellowship, - Ref:1821895 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Dept of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering Specific unit / Sub department Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences (WEISS) Location of position London Grades 7-8 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) Grade 7 £35,965 - £43,470 per annum or Grade 8 £44,674 - £52,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Department of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering and the UCL Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences (WEISS) invite applications for WEISS Research Fellowships. Candidates must have a background in a physical science, engineering, or computer science with a PhD, three or more years postdoctoral research experience, and be able to demonstrate an outstanding research track record in a field of biomedical engineering and a commitment to translational research. Examples of fields that fall within the remit of the Centre include computational medical image computing, computer-assisted interventions, surgical data science, medical robotics, human-computer interfaces for surgical applications, medical device/sensors engineering. The WEISS Research Fellowships provide support for future translational research leaders to develop an independent academic research career within an internationally leading research environment where the focus is on research activities that not only advance the state-of-the-art in technologies that support interventional and surgical procedures, but also to facilitate the rapid translation of these technologies into clinical practice. The main research themes that underpin research in WEISS are: Physiological Navigation localising both functional and structural information at different scales to guide and direct surgical and other therapeutic interventions. Clinician Experience optimising the way that clinicians and clinical teams interface with technology and developing surgical data science and AI. Precision Instrumentation - devising the next generation of intelligent robotics, sensors, tools and devices. This vacancy is funded for 2 years in the first instance. Key Requirements Successful candidates must have a strong vision for developing an internationally-leading programme of research over the two years which is closely aligned with the strategic aims of the Centre. They will also have an excellent track record of publication in high-impact, peer-reviewed academic journals, and had have presented their research at leading international conferences. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate experience of engaging in inter-disciplinary research (for example, through co-authorship of publications with clinical collaborators and/or publishing in medical journals) and demonstrate a strong commitment to the clinical translation of new medical technologies. Experience of supervising PhD-level student projects is highly desirable. To be appointed at Grade 8 candidates must be able to demonstrate experience of leading a team of researchers. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page, please read these carefully before applying. Further information about the Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering can be found here http://www.ucl.ac.uk/medphys/ and WEISS https://www.ucl.ac.uk/interventional-surgical-sciences/ . To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. Enquiries / Visits: If you wish to discuss the posts informally, please contact either Professor Dave Hawkes, email: d.hawkes@ucl.ac.uk or Prof Danail Stoyanov, email: danail.stoyanov@ucl.ac.uk or Professor Jem Hebden (Head of Department) j.hebden@ucl.ac.uk . If you have any queries regarding the the on-line recruitment system or recruitment process, please contact Tracy Pearmain, tracy.pearmain@ucl.ac.uk . UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 20 Oct 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description & Person Specification Apply Now
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