Post-Doctoral Training Fellow (Radiotherapy and Imaging)
The Institute of Cancer Research
3d ago

Vacancy Description

The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) is one of the world’s most influential cancer research organisations. Our mission is to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.

We have a long and distinguished history of research with a major impact on the outcome for cancer patients and our unique partnership with The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust (RMH) makes us the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe.

Based on our publication record, citations and impact we rank among the world’s leading cancer research centres.

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded an industry collaborative NIHR grant to develop the world’s first clinical software platform for the advanced analysis of whole-

body magnetic-resonance imaging (WB-MRI) of bone disease from spread of prostate cancer. We are looking for an enthusiastic Post-

Doctoral Training Fellow to join our pioneering team of imaging scientists, with the aim of developing software that (i) satisfies the requirements for commercial development, (ii) will perform robust image analysis for patients in a clinical trial and provide information that will aid doctors in clinical decisions making.

The post holder will work alongside a dedicated software engineer a research manager and our commercial partner. This software will be developed as an extension of an existing medical image analysis prototype and is aimed to be ready for CE-

certification at the end of the project.

The successful candidate will be expected to possess a PhD in Physics, bioengineering or medical engineering, strong knowledge of image analysis and computer programming skills.

  • Proficient in at least one image processing software package, experience working with the programming languages C, C++ and Python;
  • they should have a good working knowledge of Unix and Git version control. Experience in team working within a multidisciplinary environment is also useful.

    Appointment will be on a Fixed Term Contract till 31 December 2019 in the first instance.

    We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff.

    In partnership with

    The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

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