Research Assistant/Research Fellow

Institute of Cardiovascular Science

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 24th Nov 2021
  • Salary: Grade 6B £32,217 - £33,958 per annum or Grade 7 £36,770 - £37,765 per annum
  • REF: 1880601
  • Closes: 08th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

This is initially a 13 months post funded by the EU-H2020 programme. The project is an international initiative coordinated by Charit Universittsmedizin Berlin (Germany). The project includes day to day collaboration with Barts Heart Centre (London).

The post-holder will be responsible for clinical data collection, data processing towards creation of anatomical models and generating synthetic data for conducting computer simulations. The post-holder will also contribute to define standards of practice which will be used for the exploitation of in silico clinical trials.

Key Requirements

The post-holder is expected to have skills in medical image processing and computer simulations including structural and fluid-dynamic analyses. Starting salary is dependent on experience and PhD status.

The appointee will have a PhD or equivalent experience. If working towards a PhD, they can be close to completion of this degree. If a PhD is not yet awarded at the start date, appointment will be at Research Assistant grade 6B 32,217 – 33,958 per annum (including London Allowance of 3,461 per annum), with payment at grade 7 backdated to the date of submission of the final PhD thesis.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Jane Johnson, (020 7670 5700).

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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8 Dec 2021

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