• Posted on: 16th Nov 2021
  • Salary: £45,610 - £53,757 per annum
  • REF: 1880021
  • Closes: 19th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

UCLs departments of Pathology (within the Cancer Institute) and Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering are jointly developing an ambitious research programme in computational pathology and are seeking an outstanding candidate for a faculty position in this area. This will be a cross-faculty, cross-disciplinary appointment, with the postholder working across both departments.

UCL is one of Europe’s largest and most productive centres of biomedical research. We were the top-rated university in the UK for research strength in the most recent Research Excellence Framework. Our scientists have an international reputation for leading basic, translational and clinical cancer research.

In terms of teaching, the Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering offers a number of degree programmes, including a Medical Physics BSc/MSci programme in partnership with the UCL Department of Physics & Astronomy, an MSc in Physics & Engineering in Medicine, an MSc in Medical Robotics and AI and a BEng/MEng programme in Biomedical Engineering. The Cancer Institute offers an MSc in Cancer, a BSc in Cancer Biomedicine and an iBSc in Oncology.

This post is for a Lecturer (assistant professor) in computational pathology to join a new team which includes pathologists, computational scientists, clinician scientists, medical physicists and biologists. We are looking for an outstanding candidate to develop an internationally leading programme of research in the field.

The successful candidate will have exceptional computational skills, including artificial intelligence, and a highly competitive track record in applying computational methodologies to medical / biological problems. A good working knowledge of cancer and / or pathology is preferred.

Key Requirements

Candidates must have a PhD in a relevant subject, with a considerable computational component and track record of research in computation applied to medical / biological areas. A track record of publishing impactful research in leading international journals, with relevant post-doctoral experience along with Experience of grant writing / research funding.

Further Details

Job Description & Person Specification can be located at the bottom of this page, please read carefully before applying.

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For informal enquiries about the role please contact Prof Gary Royle (g.royle@ucl.ac.uk)

For enquiries regarding the application process, please contact MedPhys HR on medphys.hr@ucl.ac.uk

More information on the research and teaching activities can be found at: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/medphys/ and www.ucl.ac.uk/cancer/

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

19 Dec 2021

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Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

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