Clinical Research Fellow in Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy and Electrophysiology @ kings collage , London
King's College London, Division of Imaging Sciences, are seeking a 1 year clinical research fellow in Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy and Electrophysiology. The successful applicant will undertake research projects towards an MD thesis.
The project will involve the study of CRT in heart failure patients and using integrated imaging technologies including MRI and 3D echocardiography to improve CRT response in the heart failure population.
The project is at the forefront of Biomedical Technology in using new imaging techniques in conjunction with the latest image registration software to produce translational research that is clinically applicable.
The post will be jointly based in the Division of Imaging Sciences, KCL and the Cardiothoracic Department of Guys and St Thomas' NHS Trust and will be located at The Rayne Institute, St. Thomas' Hospital.
This multidisciplinary group- comprised of cardiologists, chemists, physicists, computer scientists and mathematicians is focused on translational research: from basic science and preclinical studies through to clinical applications.
With two dedicated clinical cardiac MR research systems (1.5 and 3 Tesla) containing an XMR setup for combined catheter procedures, the group are working on developing advancements in all aspects of cardiovascular imaging.
In addition to the research, this post will provide opportunity to obtain training in clinical electrophysiology and devices.
The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications and experience, up to SpR 14: £41,462 per annum, inclusive of £2,162 London Allowance per annum.
Post duration: This is a full-time post available for 1 year.
Closing date: 05-oct-2011