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Position: Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Image Analysis for Studying Radiotherapy Induced Lung Damage
Institution: University College London
Department: Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is one of the most common cancers in the UK. Although survival rates are improving, survivors experience poor long-term quality of life. Radiotherapy is a common treatment but can cause damage to the lungs. You will develop, implement and validat image analysis methods for studying radiotherapy induced lung damage (RILD). The aim of the project is to better understand RILD and ultimately reduce its incidence and improve outcomes for lung cancer patients. You will develop software to carry out the investigations
Requirements: You will have a PhD in computer science, engineering, physics, mathematics or a related field. Experience of image processing or computer vision ideally for medical images is essential. You must have experience in Python, C++ or MATLAB and excellent software development skills. Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team including clinicians, medical physicists and computer scientists is desirable
   
Text: Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Image Analysis for Studying Radiotherapy Induced Lung Damage, - Ref:1729206 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering Specific unit / Sub department The Centre for Medical Image Computing Location of position London Grades 7-8 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) Grade 7 (?34,635-?41,864 per annum) Grade 8 (?43,023 - ?50,753 per annum). Duties and Responsibilities Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is one of the most common cancers in the UK. Although survival rates are improving, survivors experience poor long-term quality of life. Radiotherapy is a common treatment but can cause damage to the lungs. You will develop, implement and validat image analysis methods for studying radiotherapy induced lung damage (RILD). The aim of the project is to better understand RILD and ultimately reduce its incidence and improve outcomes for lung cancer patients. You will develop software to carry out the investigations. The post is funded for 12 months in the first instance with the possibility of further funding. Key Requirements You will have a PhD in computer science, engineering, physics, mathematics or a related field. Experience of image processing or computer vision ideally for medical images is essential. You must have experience in Python, C++ or MATLAB and excellent software development skills. Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team including clinicians, medical physicists and computer scientists is desirable. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed via the link at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below. If you wish to discuss the post informally please contact Dr Jamie McClelland ( j.mcclelland@ucl.ac.uk ). UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 2 Aug 2018 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job, employee benefits that we offer and further information about UCL . Job description and person specification Apply Now
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