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Research Assistant / Associate in Biophotonics and Endoscopic Imaging

Imperial College London - The Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery in association with Department of Computing, Faculty of Engineering; Department of Surgery and Cancer, Faculty of Medicine

Full-Time Fixed Term position for 2 years

Research Assistant salary range: £32,380 to £34,040 per annum

Research Associate salary range: £36,800 to £44,220 per annum

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. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding researcher at either Research Assistant (pre-doctoral) or Research Associate (post-doctoral) level to join the Hamlyn Centre for biophotonics and endoscopic imaging.

The vacancy has been created by a major EPSRC grant to the Centre for developing robot-guided endobronchial OCT and fluorescence imaging to allow multi-modal visualisation of the morphological and cellular details of the distal airways. The project is being carried out by a multidisciplinary team with complementary research skills in robotics, optical imaging, and endobronchial intervention.  

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

  • Biophotonics (OCT, Raman spectroscopy, Photoacoustic Imaging, etc)
  • Endomicroscopy, particularly with strong hands on experience and theoretical skills in confocal endomicroscopy and fluorescence microscopy
  • Optical sensing, micro-electronics or MEMS/MOEMS

To apply you must have:

  • A high level of analytical and computing skills
  • You must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in system integration and practical clinical/in vivo deployment would be an advantage.
  • Applicants with strong hands-on skills in mechatronics, modelling and kinematic control are preferred.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with a proven research record and publications in relevant areas.

For a Research Assistant level position, you must have a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Physics, Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, or a related discipline. 

For a Research Associate position, you must have a PhD degree (or equivalent) in related disciplines. You will need to have considerable experience in interdisciplinary research and managing large integrated development projects.

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.

How to apply:

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as a Research Assistant within the salary range £32,380 to £34,040 pro rata per annum

For further details on this opportunity visit http://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/ and search using vacancy reference number ENG00303.

In addition to completing the online application, candidates should attach:

  • 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

Closing date: 13 May 2018

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Research Assistants / Associates in Robotics and Mechatronics

Imperial College London - The Hamlyn Centre in association with Department of Computing, Faculty of Engineering

2 Posts 

Full-Time Fixed Term positions for 3 years each

Research Assistant salary range: £32,380 to £34,040 per annum

Research Associate salary range: £36,800 to £44,220 per annum

The Hamlyn Centre is internationally renowned for robotics and underpinning technologies in mechatronics, AI, control and human-robot interaction. Focusing on technological innovation but with a strong emphasis on translation and direct societal benefits, the centre is at the forefront of research in imaging, sensing and robotics for addressing real world challenges. 

We are seeking to appoint two outstanding researchers at either Research Assistant (pre-doctoral) or Research Associate (post-doctoral) level to join the EPSRC funded Future AI and Robotics for Space (FAIR-SPACE) grant. The project brings together six UK university champions in Robotics and AI (RAI) with a significant number of national and international project partners representing major space companies, agencies, research institutions as well as cross-sectorial RAI organizations.

FAIR-SPACE’s vision is to establish an international centre of excellence in space RAS that ensures the UK is recognised as a global leader in the field. To achieve this, we will integrate world-class academic and industrial capabilities across the UK behind a series of use-inspired research challenges, addressing UK national priorities in orbital manipulators, autonomous planetary vehicles, and robotic support for manned exploration.

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

  • Robot manipulation and grasping, as well as mechatronics for bioinspired metamorphic manipulator/vehicle designs
  • Human-Robot interfacing particularly in intention detection, cooperative control and brain-computer interfaces (BCI)
  • Wearable robotics for novel space suit designs

To apply candidates must have:

  • A high level of analytical and computing skills
  • You must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in system integration and practical space deployment would be an advantage.
  • Applicants with strong hands on skills in mechatronics, BCI, modelling and kinematic control are preferred.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with a proven research record and publications in relevant areas.
  • At Research Associate level, you will need to have considerable experience in interdisciplinary research and managing large integrated development projects.

For a Research Assistant level position, you must have a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Physics, Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, or a related discipline.  For a Research Associate position, you must have a PhD degree (or equivalent) in related disciplines.

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.

How to apply:

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as a Research Assistant within the salary range £32,380 to £34,040 pro rata per annum

For further details on this opportunity visit http://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/ and search using vacancy reference number ENG00304.

In addition to completing the online application, candidates should attach:

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

For queries regarding the application process contact Jo day – jo.day@imperial.ac.uk

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

Closing date 13 May 2018

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Research Assistant/ Associate in Biosensing

Imperial College London - The Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery in association with Department of Computing, Faculty of Engineering Department of Surgery and Cancer, Faculty of Medicine

Fixed term appointment for 3 years

Research Assistant salary range: £32,380 to £34,040 per annum

Research Associate salary range: £36,800 to £44,220 per annum

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.

We are seeking to hire a researcher at either Research Assistant (pre-doctoral) or Research Associate (post-doctoral) level for biosensing and fabrication.  The vacancy has been created by a major EPSRC grant for developing the future generation of medical robotics by anticipating the paradigm shift brought forward by precision medicine – the need for intervention at microscopic scales to ensure effective management of early malignancies and navigation with smart actuation through in situ, in vivo cellular level imaging and sensing. It harnesses different strands of engineering and clinical developments in micro-robotics for precision surgery and to establish platform technologies for endoluminal micro-surgical intervention with broad values across different surgical specialties. 

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

  • Biosensor design, functionalization and fabrication
  • Microsystems (including micro-fluidics, drug-delivery, micro-implants, and lab-on-chip technologies)

To apply you must have:

  • Strong experience and a proven track record in one or more of the above research areas
  • A high level of analytical and computing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in system integration and practical clinical/in vivo deployment would be an advantage
  • At Research Associate level you will need to have considerable experience in interdisciplinary research and managing large integrated development projects.

For a Research Assistant level 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 degree (or equivalent) in related disciplines.

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.

How to apply:

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as a Research Assistant within the salary range £32,380 to £34,040 pro rata per annum

For further details on this opportunity visit http://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/ and search using vacancy reference number ENG00302.

In addition to completing the online application, candidates should attach:

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

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

Closing date: 13 May 2018

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Committed to equality and valuing diversity. We are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Two Ticks Employer, and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people

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Regulatory and Research Portfolio Manager

Imperial College London - Department of Surgery and Cancer, Faculty of Medicine

The Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery

in association with

Department of Computing, Faculty of Engineering

Full-Time Fixed Term position for 3 years

Applicants are invited to apply for one new position for regulatory and research portfolio manager for medical devices and surgical robotics. 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 Wellcome Trust grant to the Centre for establishing translational partnership in robotic surgery. It aims to establish a new translational partnership in robotic surgery to help stimulate translational activities towards pathways to patient impact in a broader context and to champion a generalizable translational mechanism seamlessly linking engineering advances, regulatory assessment, business development and clinical translation. The candidate will work closely with a multidisciplinary team specialised in medical devices and robotics as well as collaborating clinical teams and external stakeholders. The position is based at the South Kensington campus of Imperial College London.

Essential requirements:

  • We are looking for outstanding applicants in any of the following areas:
  • Regulatory (CE, FDA) and quality systems (e.g. ISO 13485)
  • IP portfolio management and freedom to operate analysis
  • Large scale research coordination and management
  • Experience of working in an academic environment.
  • Experience in medical robotics and practical clinical/in vivo deployment would be an advantage.
  • Applicants with previous track record in taking medical devices from concept, to system, to commercial exploitation would be preferred.
  • A high level of analytical and computing skills is required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

How to apply:

For further details on this opportunity visit our Jobs website and search using vacancy reference number ENG00344. In addition to completing the online application, candidates should attach:

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

For queries regarding the application process contact jo.day@imperial.ac.uk

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

Imperial Managers lead by example.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity. We are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Two Ticks Employer, and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

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Supported by the Hamlyn Endowment Fund and research grants from our funding bodies and industrial partners, we are always interested in providing positions for talented researchers in imaging, sensing and robotics. The Centre aims to attract the brightest students from around the world, drawn by the unique opportunities offered within the Centre’s multidisciplinary environment and state-of-the-art facilities.

In addition to the job opportunities advertised for specific research projects, we also support applicants for the following fellowships to work within the centre:

Please contact Miss Raphaele Raupp (r.raupp@imperial.ac.uk) if you want to discuss specific details about any of the fellowships listed above.