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[MIUA] Research Associate Job

We have a really exciting opportunity for a research associate within the Applied Vision Research Centre at Loughborough University who wishes to work in the area of health screening – breast and prostate screening initially. 

Further information can be found here:

Job title: Research Associate - PERFORMS/PRISM 
Job reference: REQ17904 
Date posted: 18/09/2017 
Application closing date: 11/10/2017 
Location: Loughborough 
Package: Specialist and Supporting Academic Grade 6, £29,799 to £38,833 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.
Job description:  Department of Computer Science/School of Science

This full-time post is offered on a one year fixed-term contract starting as soon as possible.
We are seeking a skilled and motivated individual to work in the Applied Vision Research Centre (AVRC) on a new research grant evaluating MRI in prostate cancer and PERFORMS (PERsonal performance in Mammographic Screening) which has been delivered and developed over the past 28 years.

You will have a higher degree in in psychology, ergonomics or an appropriate cognate subject. The role will include evaluation of MRI in prostate cancer and the feasibility of training radiologists to look at these complex images, visiting prostate mpMRI centres of excellence and collecting information.  Additionally, the appointee will visit breast screening centres for the PERFORMS scheme evaluating breast imaging, delivering feedback and amassing image sets.  They will also carry out observer studies for both domains and contribute to various reports writing.  Applicants must have good English, verbal and written communication skills, experience of experimental design and statistical analysis, experience of publishing original research.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Yan Chen, Director of AVRC, Tel: +44 (0)1509-635739

Further details can be gained from Loughborough University’s vacancies web page or here: