About the Role

The research post will be for 12 months at the Centre for Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging of the William Harvey Research Institute. The post is intended to generate clinical research outputs using the UK Biobank repeat imaging visit data ( ).

About You

Tasks involved in the job include:

  • Retrieval, structuring, and pre-processing of ECG and cardiac imaging data from UK Biobank including quality control
  • Contribute to constructing a statistical analysis plan
  • Use state-of-the-art methodologies to derive markers from ECG and cardiac imaging data, including AI technology
  • To write up the findings for publication
  • To contribute to the overall scientific endeavour of the research group, and to take responsibility for areas of other current projects, as demand requires.
  • About the School/Department/Institute/Project

    The Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Centre was established in 2010. This clinical-academic Centre is closely linked to the Department of Imaging at Barts Heart Centre, Barts Health NHS Trust and also collaborates closely with clinical academics from University College London. 

    About Queen Mary

    At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

    Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

    We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


    We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

    The post is based at the 1 St Martin’s Le Grand building in London. It is a full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 1 year (12 months), 12 months (may be extended subject to agreement) with an expected start date of 1 December 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 4 Research, in the range of £38,655-£40,797 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.

    Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

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