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Lead Pre-Clinical Imaging Scientist
Oxford, South East

We are seeking a Pre-clinical Imaging Lead Scientist to join our client’s Pre-clinical Imaging Facility at the world’s most prestigious academic research institute.

The Pre-clinical imaging facility provides technical and scientific support for internal and external users. We have a broad range of scanning modalities, which includes MRI, PET/SPECT/CT, luminescence and ultrasound. The work undertaken ranges from providing full study support for user groups to developing new and better technologies to enhance the use of pre-clinical imaging.


This is a full-time, 5-year, fixed-term position, which will report to Senior Management and involve working closely with the Senior leadership team. You will also lead in managing the imaging facility and its team. Scientific mentorship will be provided by fundamental research and academic leads for the facility and the Chair of the facility’s Academic Steering Group. The post holder will be responsible for implementing the strategic development of the imaging facility as defined by the Academic Steering Group.


The post holder will promote the facility across the institution and other research establishments and industrial partners. You will also be required to lead research and development programmes to develop and validate new imaging technologies across the facility.


About you:

  • You must hold a Ph.D/D.Phil is in a relevant subject, e.g., physics, biophysics, medical/biomedical imaging, and has extensive experience with magnetic resonance imaging techniques and equipment.
  • You will also be able to lead and motivate a team of research staff, as well as manage and advise your own team. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential; experience in presenting effectively to small groups and larger audiences is desirable.
  • Holding a Home Office PIL or PPL would be desirable.
Salary: £52,000 - £61,000
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