System Engineer

University College London

  • London & South East England
  • £35,965.00 - £43,470.00
  • Permanent
  • Closing date 09 Feb 2020

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UCL Department / Division
Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Specific unit / Sub department
UCL Advanced X-ray Imaging (AXIm)
Location of position
Full Time
(inclusive of London allowance)
£35,965 to £43,470 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities
UCL is one of the foremost universities in Britain and the world. The Department of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering is proud to host internationally-leading research groups covering a broad range of activities and spread over several sites. Our staff and students have a diverse range of interests and expertise, covering many areas of physics, engineering, medicine, physiology, computer science, and mathematics. This provides a highly stimulating multidisciplinary environment for learning and for scientific research. In addition to our research activities, we run a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programmes.

We are looking to recruit a systems engineer for the UCL Advanced X-ray Imaging (AXIm) research group.The post holder will be required to ensure the effective operation of the AXIm laboratories and equipment (e.g. x-ray sources, detectors, motion control stages and software interfacing all components); assist with research projects, contribute to the maintenance of laboratories, including the maintenance of equipment, instrumentation, provision of research materials and laboratory services, to advise staff and students on the use, maintenance and calibration of equipment.
This is an open ended position subject to satisfactory completion of the probation period.

Key Requirements
Applicants must have a degree in engineering, physics or an equivalent qualification (HND/HNC, Level 4 NVQ) in a scientific or engineering discipline; strong programming skills; previous experience with hands-on practical engineering, namely component/system design/assembly, and handling laboratory instrumentation, ideally in assembling/interfacing/testing imaging or signal processing systems; understanding of the overall design and development process and ability to use appropriate documentation and techniques for each phase, including the ability to independently analyse and solve technical problems; ability to carry out assembly, integration, maintenance, calibration and testing tasks on complex technical equipment.

An MSc or a PhD in physics, engineering or equivalent is desirable but not essential, as is previous experience with x-ray imaging.

Further Details
A job description and person specification can be accessed through the original advert which you can read by clicking on the red apply button above. Please read these carefully before applying.

Further information about the Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering can be found here http://www.ucl.ac.uk/medphys/

For further information and to apply for the vacancy please click on the red apply button above.

For informal queries about the position, please contact Prof Sandro Olivo a.olivo@ucl.ac.uk

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Tracy Pearmain on tracy.pearmain@ucl.ac.uk

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work – please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date
9 Feb 2020

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Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality

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