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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Research Associate in Medical Imaging at Cambridge University

Research Associate in Medical Imaging: Clinically Practical Two- and
Three-Dimensional Ultrasonic Elasticity Imaging.

A position exists for a Research Associate to work on two- and
three-dimensional ultrasonic elasticity imaging. The project is
funded by the Wellcome Trust and involves both the Medical Imaging
Group at the Department of Engineering and the Department of Radiology
at Addenbrooke's Hospital.

This is a technology transfer project, whose aim is to develop two-
and three-dimensional elasticity imaging techniques to a stage where
they can be licensed to manufacturers of ultrasound equipment. Part of
this process will involve clinical trials at Addenbrooke's Hospital,
with clinical feedback informing algorithmic and ergonomic
refinement. The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant
discipline and experience of programming in C and/or C++. Preference
will be given to candidates with expertise in signal processing of
radio-frequency ultrasound data, or experience supporting medical
imaging trials in clinical environments.

The appointment will be for 3 years starting on 1st April 2007 or as
soon as possible thereafter. Salary is in the range 24,161 to 31,525
p.a. Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Andrew Gee, telephone
(01223) 332750, email

Further particulars and an application form are available from or by contacting Dr Andrew Gee,
Cambridge University Engineering Department, Trumpington Street,
Cambridge CB2 1PZ, telephone (01223) 332750, email Applications consisting of a supporting statement,
a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and a completed PD18 form
(parts I and III) including details of two referees (who may be
consulted before interview) should be sent to Dr Andrew Gee at the
above address.

The closing date for applications is Friday 26 January
2007. Candidates will be informed by email (or telephone) if they are
to be invited for interview by Friday 2nd February. It is intended
that interviews will take place in Cambridge on Friday 9th February
2007. Please state in your application if you would not be available
on that date as we may be able to make alternative arrangements.