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Position: Moorfields Eye Charity Chair in Advanced Ocular Imaging
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute of Ophthalmology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The University now seeks to appoint the inaugural Moorfields Eye Charity Chair in Advanced Ocular Imaging. The postholder will hold a joint appointment within both the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and the UCL Department of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering, with strong links to the UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering. The post will be funded by Moorfields Eye Charity, and the postholder will also provide a link between UCL’s Faculties of Brain and Engineering Sciences and Moorfield’s Eye Hospital
Requirements: The appointee will be an outstanding leader in the development of new ophthalmic instrumentation and techniques. Ideally, they will possess an internationally competitive track record in the construction and use of new imaging techniques such as adaptive optics, optical coherence tomography, and/or functional imaging
   
Text: Moorfields Eye Charity Chair in Advanced Ocular Imaging, - Ref:1872600 Click here to go back to search results UCL Department / Division Institute of Ophthalmology Location of position London Grades 9 - Professorial Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) Competitive salary Duties and Responsibilities Founded in 1826 in the heart of London, UCL is London's leading multidisciplinary university, with more than 13,000 staff and 42,000 students from 150 different countries. The University operates in a global context and is committed to excellence, innovation and the promotion of global understanding in all activities: research, teaching, learning, enterprise and community engagement. The University now seeks to appoint the inaugural Moorfields Eye Charity Chair in Advanced Ocular Imaging. The postholder will hold a joint appointment within both the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and the UCL Department of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering, with strong links to the UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering. The post will be funded by Moorfields Eye Charity, and the postholder will also provide a link between UCLs Faculties of Brain and Engineering Sciences and Moorfields Eye Hospital. Key Requirements The appointee will be an outstanding leader in the development of new ophthalmic instrumentation and techniques. Ideally, they will possess an internationally competitive track record in the construction and use of new imaging techniques such as adaptive optics, optical coherence tomography, and/or functional imaging. The UCL Institute of Ophthalmology is committed to a multidisciplinary research portfolio that furthers an understanding of the eye and visual system linked with clinical investigations targeted to specific problems in the prevention and treatment of eye disease. Research activity ranges from fundamental biological science through to translational research in vision and ophthalmology and clinical medicine within 3 inter-related Research Theme areas. UCL has the largest academic Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering department in the UK, and with the Institute of Healthcare Engineering brings together leading researchers to develop digital and medical technologies that transform lives across the globe, with research grouped into five broad themes that cut across healthcare need from prevention, through monitoring and diagnostics to therapies and interventions and rehabilitative & assistive technologies. Further Details An executive search exercise is being undertaken by Perrett Laver. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dr Urvashi Ramphul on urvashi.ramphul@perrettlaver.com or 44 (0)20 7 340 6280. Completed applications should be uploaded at https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference number 4637. Applications should consist of a covering letter, a full curriculum vitae, and names and contact details of three referees. A full job description can be accessed below. We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 12 Nov 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 12:59 Interview date January 2021 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 and person specification
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