UK: Research Assistant / Associate Positions at Imperial College London

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Research Assistant salary in the range: £28,770 to £31,880 per annum

Research Associate salary in the range: £32,750 to £41,540 per annum

Duration: Fixed-term appointments up to 30th September 2014

Description: Applicants are invited to apply for 2 new vacancies at either Research Assistant (pre-doctoral) or Research Associate (post-doctoral) level for wireless body sensor networks. The Hamlyn Centre is dedicated for developing safe, effective and accessible imaging, sensing and robotics technologies that can reshape the future of healthcare. Focusing on technological innovation but with a strong emphasis on clinical translation and direct patient benefit with a global impact, the centre is at the forefront of research in imaging, sensing and robotics for addressing global health challenges associated with demographic, environment, social and economic changes.The position will be focussed on translating our work on body sensor networks to pervasive healthcare applications, which are closely aligned with the long-term goals of the Hamlyn Centre.

We are looking for outstanding applicants in either any of the following two areas of research:

  • Wireless sensor networks and real-time embedded systems;
  • Large scale data mining, machine learning and knowledge discovery.

For a Research Assistant level position you must have a Masters degree (or equivalent) in Biomedical Engineering, Biomaterials, Computing, Electronic Engineering, or a related discipline.  For a Research Associate position you must have a PhD degree (or equivalent) in a related disciplines. You will have considerable experience in interdisciplinary research and managing large integrated development projects.

Applicants with strong experience and a proven track record in one or more of the above research areas are encouraged to apply. A high level of analytical and computing skills are required.  Preference will be given to applicants with a proven research record and publications in relevant areas. Applicants must be fluent in English. The positions are based at the South Kensington campus.

For details of the group and project see:

How to apply:
Our preferred method of application is online via our website (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number EN20130305JH into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed.

Please include:

  • An application form quoting reference ESPRIT 0813
  • A full CV
  • A 1 page statement indicating why your expertise is relevant

For queries regarding the application process contact Joanne Day:

Closing date: Monday 9th September 2013.

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