13 Sep

Research Assistant Jobs Vacancy at Imperial College London London

Position
Research Assistant
Company
Imperial College London
Location
London ENG
Opening
13 Sep, 2017 30+ days ago

Imperial College London London urgently required following position for Research Assistant. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Research Assistant Jobs Vacancy at Imperial College London London Jobs Details:

South Kensington Campus

Fixed-term appointment up to 24 January 2019

Imperial College London is a science-based institution with the greatest concentration of high-impact research of any major UK university. The Faculty of Engineering, consistently rated among the best in the world, is made up of 10 academic departments, including the Department of Bioengineering. The Department has consistently been awarded exceptional research ratings, including in the most recent REF assessment (2014), in which 95% our returned research was judged world-leading and internationally excellent. Neurotechnology has been selected as a strategic development area in the Department of Bioengineering.

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant (RA) post in the area of sensor-based rehabilitation technology and sensorimotor assessment & learning. The RA will be based within the Human Robotics Group (Professor Etienne Burdet), with the project having strong collaboration links with GripAble Ltd. and Imperial College NHS Trust.

The Human Robotics Group at Imperial College carries out research at the interface of robotics and neuroscience, with the group’s current projects described at: http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/humanrobotics . GripAble ( www.gripable.co ) are a spin-out from the Human Robotics Group and develop simple mobile-gaming based technology that enables low-cost self-assessment and training of arm disability in hospitals or home. The purpose of the current project is to improve the capabilities of the GripAble system and will focus on two topics: 1) assessment via multimodal sensors, and 2) therapy via neuroscientifically-motivated training software. We are looking for a candidate with a strong robotic or mechatronic background who has an interest in rehabilitation/assistive devices, and sensorimotor learning and assessment.

You must have a first-class MSc (or equivalent) in Biomedical Engineering/Robotics (or equivalent) and previous experience in assistive/rehabilitation technologies (with a special focus on the upper limb), wearable sensors and sensor fusion algorithms for estimating movement and posture, multi-sensory feedback modalities including haptics, research methods and statistical procedures, human-machine and human-human interaction, a broad range of programming languages and software (e.g. Matlab, Unity, C/C++, C#, Java), CAD software tools for mechatronic design (e.g. Solidworks, Eagle) and data presentation and statistical analysis.

For informal enquiries about the post please contact

Professor Etienne Burdet - e.burdet@ic.ac.uk

Dr Michael Mace - m.mace11@ic.ac.uk

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Committed to equality and valuing diversity. We are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

Closing Date

27 September 2017 (midnight BST)


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