[pmwiki-users] Research Associate position at UCL Institute of Neurology

Kenneth Forsbäck kenneth.forsback at bob.fi
Fri Apr 1 09:02:35 CDT 2011


On 2011-04-01 3:45 pm, Nicola Hobbs wrote:
> Applications are invited for a NeuroImaging Research Associate to join
> the Huntington's Disease (HD) research group, UCL Institute of
> Neurology, currently involved in a range of multi-national multi-site
> longitudinal imaging projects of HD under the overall direction of
> Professor Sarah Tabrizi. In particular, the post holder will be involved
> in the setup of image analysis for a new EU-funded project investigating
> a novel therapeutic with potential disease-modifying properties. This is
> an exciting opportunity to advance volumetric and diffusion
> image-analysis methodology within a rapidly growing multidisciplinary
> group conducting research into HD.
> Key Requirements
> Applicants are required to hold, or be close to obtaining, a PhD in
> Image Analysis, Medical Physics or other relevant discipline.
> Computational and image analysis skills are essential, as is knowledge
> and experience of diffusion tensor imaging.
> Overview of the Post:
> • This post is based in the Huntington’s Disease (HD) Research Group, a
> rapidly growing multi-disciplinary research team based in the Department
> of Neurodegenerative Disease, UCL Institute of Neurology and the
> National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
> • The postholder will be involved in the volumetric and diffusion
> analysis of 3-Tesla brain images for two multi-national multi-site
> longitudinal imaging projects of HD, under the overall direction of
> Professor Sarah Tabrizi. In particular, the postholder will be involved
> in a new EU-funded project, investigating the feasibility of imaging and
> other clinical measures in monitoring the disease-modifying effects of a
> novel compound for future therapeutic trials.
> • UCL Institute of Neurology has a strong network of software
> developers. The postholder will be expected to spend approximately one
> day per week developing new imaging methodologies at the UCL Centre for
> Medical Image Computing (CMIC), under the supervision of Dr Sebastien
> Ourselin. These methodologies may have wider application across the
> neurodegenerative diseases.
> Applications
> You should apply for this post through UCL's online recruitment –
> www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs where you can download the job description and
> person specification using ref: 1181888.
> For further information regarding the application process please contact
> Samantha Robinson, Personnel Officer, Institute of Neurology, 23 Queen
> Square, London, WC1N 3BG (email: personnel at ion.ucl.ac.uk).
> Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Rachael Scahill
> (r.scahill at ion.ucl.ac.uk).
> Closing Date: 29 April 2011
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