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PhD Scholarship in Medical Robotics, The Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College London, UK

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

The Hamlyn Centre is a leader in medical robotics and allied technologies. It is dedicated to developing safe, effective and accessible imaging, sensing and robotics technologies that can reshape the future of healthcare. Focusing on technological innovation but with a strong emphasis on clinical translation and direct patient benefit with a global impact, the centre is at the forefront of research in imaging, sensing and robotics for addressing global health challenges associated with demographic, environment, social and economic changes.

Applications are invited for 4 PhD students in surgical robotics and related basic science we are interested in candidates with a strong background in one or more of the following areas:
• Mechatronics and robotic control;
• Computer vision, tracking and navigation;
• Medical image computing and image guided intervention;
• Machine learning, e.g., deep learning or Bayesian methods;
• Material science (smart materials and soft composites);
• Bio Biosensor design, functionalization, membrane formation and fabrication;
• Microsystems and fabrication

Applicants are expected to have a First Class or Distinction Masters level degree, or equivalent, in a relevant scientific or technical discipline. Applicants must be fluent in spoken and written English.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please follow the application guidelines at: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/computing/prospective-students/courses/phd/phd-application-guidelines/

In the application form, please write “Hamlyn Centre 2019 PhDs” in the “Proposed Research Topic” field, and “Proposed Research Supervisor” field.

Early applications are encouraged. Informal inquiries about this position are also encouraged and can be directed to . For further information see http://www.imperial.ac.uk/hamlyn-centre/ This positions will be based at the South Kensington campus in central London.

Applicants are advised to visit http://www.imperial.ac.uk/computing/prospective-students/courses/phd/ for general information on becoming a PhD student.

Funding Notes

The positions will start in April or October 2019 and they are all fully funded, covering tuition fees, travel funds and a stipend/bursary.

How good is research at Imperial College London in Computer Science and Informatics?

FTE Category A staff submitted: 49.45

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