Research Fellow

MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing at UCL and Centre for Medical Image Computing

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 16th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £36,028 - £43,533 per annum
  • REF: 1874586
  • Closes: 14th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

We wish to appoint to a full time Research Fellow in the MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing at UCL.

LHA is in close collaboration with the Centre for Medical Image Computing (CMIC), that gathers in particular expertise in disease modelling and imaging biomarkers extraction and the Dementia Research Centre (DRC) that provides further clinical expertise. The main purpose of this job will be to lead on the development of new machine learning imaging analysis technique in the context of quantification of cerebral small vessel disease.

The post is for 1 year in the first instance.

Key Requirements

This post will suit someone with a background in medical imaging analysis and machine learning.

The appointee will have a PhD or equivalent experience. We are looking for evidence of research experience and design of machine learning solutions, and ideally the appointee will have experience in training and designing deep learning frameworks for analysis of structural MRI imaging and/or object detection problems.

Please note: appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (salary 31,542 – 33,257 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the 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 please contact Jane Johnson, (020 7670 5700).

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Closing Date

14 Mar 2021

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