Research Assistant / Associate in Robotic Vision and Navigation (CATHBOT) Imperial College London, Department of Computing

Research Assistant / Associate in Robotic Vision and Navigation (CATHBOT)


Job summary


Applicants are invited to apply for a new vacancy at either Research Assistant (pre-doctoral) or Research Associate (post-doctoral) level for medical robot vision and navigation. The Hamlyn Centre is dedicated to developing safe, effective and accessible imaging, sensing and robotics technologies that can reshape the future of healthcare. Focusing on technological innovation but with a strong emphasis on clinical translation and direct patient...

 

Job listing information


Reference ENG00119


Date posted 11 December 2017


Closing date 14 January 2018


Key information about the role


Location
South Kensington Campus
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Position type
Full time, fixed term


Salary
£32,380 – £44,220 plus benefits Department Department of Computing Category Researcher / Non Clinical Researcher


Job description


Job summary


Applicants are invited to apply for a new vacancy at either Research Assistant (pre-doctoral) or Research Associate (post-doctoral) level for medical robot vision and navigation. The Hamlyn Centre is dedicated to developing safe, effective and accessible imaging, sensing and robotics technologies that can reshape the future of healthcare. Focusing on technological innovation but with a strong emphasis on clinical translation and direct patient benefit with a global impact, the centre is at the forefront of research in imaging, sensing and robotics for addressing global health challenges associated with demographic, environment, social and economic changes. The vacancy is created by a major EPSRC grant to the Centre for the development of a new robot-assisted endovascular platform, incorporating novel device designs, intelligent cooperative control, force feedback and motion scaling, as well as real-time 3D shape instantiation. The project builds on our strong partnership with industry aiming to develop the next generation endovascular intervention technologies that are safe, effective, and accessible to general NHS populations. The position is based at the South Kensington campus.

 

Duties and responsibilities


We are looking for outstanding applicants in any of the following areas of research:


• Computer vision, tracking and navigation as applied to surgical applications
• Medical image computing and image guided intervention, particularly for cardio-vascular procedures;
• Co-operative control, manipulation and learning from demonstration for robot assisted intervention;

 

Essential requirements


For a Research Assistant position you must have a Masters degree (or equivalent) in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry/Biochemistry, or a related discipline. For a Research Associate position you must have a PhD (or equivalent) in related disciplines. You will need to have considerable experience in interdisciplinary research and managing large integrated development projects. Experience in system integration and practical clinical/in vivo deployment would be an advantage. Applicants with strong experience and a proven track record in one or more of the above research areas are encouraged to apply. A high level of analytical and computing skills is required. Preference will be given to applicants with a proven research record and publications. Applicants must be fluent in English.

 

Further information


For details of the project see: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/hamlyn or email Marina Hall: marina.hall@imperial.ac.uk for informal enquiries or background of the project.

 

Applications must include:


• A full CV
• A 1 page statement indicating why your expertise is relevant

 

For queries regarding the application process contact Georgina Tennant g.tennant@imperial.ac.uk

 

For technical issues when applying online, please contact: erecruitment@imperial.ac.uk

 

Documents

  • Research Asst_Associate JD_P60305.Jo.27.11.17doc.doc

 

About Imperial College London


Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

 

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

 

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

 

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

 

Additional information


Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

 

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations:

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

 

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.


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