Research Associate - Magnetic Resonance Physicist (Fixed Term)
We are seeking a Research Associate (Magnetic Resonance Physicist) to join
the Magnetic Resonance Physics group within the University's Department of
The Magnetic Resonance Physics group undertakes MR methods development in a
range of areas, including cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and oncology.
We have access to four 1.5T GE MRI systems (3 x Architect, 1 x Explorer) and
two 3.0T GE MRI System (Premier XT) within Cambridge University Hospitals
(CUH) as well as a GE 3.0T PET/ MR within the Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre
(WBIC). All systems are on the latest software releases. The University
department of Radiology has strong links to the CUH Departments of Imaging and
Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering. The group works closely with other
University departments including The Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute,
and The Cambridge Mathematics of Information in Healthcare Hub (CMIH). We
also have a close working relationship with our MR system vendor (GE
This role will contribute to the development of qualitative and quantitative
MR techniques for the diagnosis and prognosis of disease. Your experience will
contribute to the development of MR pulse sequences, reconstruction methods
and image analysis tools to support the research activities of the group.
This is excellent opportunity to further develop your MR knowledge and skills,
whilst working in a highly experienced and enthusiastic group who have a long
track record of MR research and innovation.
The role will involve developing and supporting the research activities of the
group with focus on MR methods development across several areas, as well as
involvement with development MR acquisition, reconstruction and analysis
Suitable candidates will have a PhD within a relevant subject area, as well as
a demonstrable developing bibliography or research publications. Individuals
must have practical experience with the use of commercial clinical MRI
systems, MR system pulse sequence programming and MR image reconstruction
software development. Individuals should also possess an advanced knowledge of
MRI techniques and clinical applications, as well as a good understanding of
MRI pulse sequence development and AI in medical imaging.
The position is full time and will be offered on a fixed term basis of 3 years
initially, due to funding availability. Due to the nature of this role,
individuals are expected to adopt a flexible approach to working days and
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will
be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with
children and adults' barred lists) and a health assessment. This appointment
also requires a Research Passport application.
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Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone
number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.
Appointment at Research Associate level is dependent on having a PhD. Those
who have submitted but not yet received their PhD will initially be appointed
as a Research Assistant (Grade 5, Point 38 £30,497) moving to Research
Associate (Grade 7) upon confirmation of your PhD award.
Please quote reference RQ29200 on your application and in any correspondence
about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and
encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible
to live and work in the UK.
Department of Radiology
25 November 2021
23 December 2021