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Research Associate in Computational Hyperspectral Imaging
Department : Surgical & Interventional Engineering

Key responsibilities

  • Develop, validate and integrate algorithms for interventional hyperspectral imaging for intraoperative quantitative fluorescence  
  • Contribute to project management tasks 
  • Maintain accurate and up-to date technical and user documentation of the delivered software 
  • Contribute to the dissemination of the research through publications, open-source software and public engagement activities 
The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.  

Skills, knowledge, and experience 
 
Essential criteria 
 
1.       Honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent in Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science or related numerate discipline 
2.       PhD or equivalent industry experience in Computer Assisted Intervention or a closely related field 
3.       Good knowledge of machine learning and computer vision algorithms 
4.       Solid knowledge of and experience using the Python and C++ programming languages 
5.       Experience with scientific software packages such as PyTorch, Pandas, SciPy, NumPy, SciKit's, OpenCV, etc. 
6.       Experience in standard software engineering practices including version control systems and software testing methodologies 
7.       Experience working on system integration tasks and ability to work with a variety of people from different disciplines 
 
Desirable criteria 
 
1.       A demonstrable record of publications in peer-reviewed conference proceedings and scientific journals 
2.       Experience in real-time computing optimization (Parallel computing, GPGPU programming, deep learning inference engines such as TensorRT, etc.)  
3.       Understanding of image acquisition and hardware components relevant to real-time data acquisition and processing of computational biophotonics. 
 
* Please note that this is a PhD level role but candidates who have submitted their thesis and are awaiting award of their PhDs will be considered. In these circumstances the appointment will be made at Grade 5, spine point 30 with the title of Research Assistant. Upon confirmation of the award of the PhD, the job title will become Research Associate and the salary will increase to Grade 6.
Grade and Salary : Grade 6, £38,826 - £45,649 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance Job ID : 039487
Post Date : 12-Jan-2022 Close Date : 23-Feb-2022
Contact Person : Jonathan Shapey Contact Details : jonathan.shapey@kcl.ac.uk
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