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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Job: Computer Vision R&D Engineer, Manchester, UK

Optasia Medical produces world leading image analysis software solutions
for the global Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industries, with a
strong emphasis on tools that measure anatomical change in diseases such
as osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. We are now
looking for scientists with a background in statistical model-based
vision techniques to compliment our R&D team. This appointment is
indicative of significant growth plans in line with a rapid expansion of
our operations. 

The Role:
Your role will be primarily to analyse, research, design and implement
new image analysis algorithms and applications, and to support existing
applications by using and extending our core image analysis software
platform. There's a real opportunity to explore new ways of measuring
disease as well as bring automation to current measurements through
novel and sophisticated image analysis algorithms. Additionally, you
will support technical consultants in capturing user requirements and
providing resource estimates.

Essential Candidate Requirements:
*	A PhD qualification in computer vision or image processing /
analysis (ideally with experience of medical image analysis research). 
*	Adept in statistical model-based vision techniques.
*	High level and evidence based problem-solving, team-working and
communication skills. 
*	An experienced programmer (using Matlab or C++ / C# would be
highly desirable).

Please send a covering letter clearly demonstrating how you and your
background specifically match our key requirements  described above,
together with your current CV to 

For more information visit our website

Alan Brett PhD 
Chief Technology Officer 

Tel: +44 (0)161 491 7860 
Cell: +44 (0)7812 141990 
Fax: +44 (0)161 491 7879 

Optasia Medical Ltd 
Haw Bank House 
High Street 
United Kingdom