Research Associate (fixed-term post)

Job title Research Associate (fixed-term post)

Department Pharmacy & Pharmacology

Salary Starting from £33,797, rising to £40,322

Grade Grade 7

Placed on Thursday 19 December 2019

Closing date Thursday 16 January 2020

Interview date Thursday 23 January 2020

Reference CC7358


We are seeking a committed and enthusiastic individual to undertake a one year research project to develop an automated algorithm to automatically quantify structural damage on plain radiographs in Psoriatic Arthritis.

You will join an established cross-discipline academic group linking musculoskeletal research in the department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology and will have regular contact with collaborators in the department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

You must have (or submitted) a PhD and have significant depth and breadth of specialist knowledge in shape segmentation modelling Psoriatic Arthritis outcomes research, image recognition and be proficient in advanced mathematical modelling techniques.

You will need excellent interpersonal and communication skills to enable cross-discipline working and disseminate results at clinical and academic conferences. You will need to organise and prioritise the workload to meet deadlines and be proficient in IT skills and will require the ability to think creatively, be self motivated and be committed to excellence in research.

We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity

This is a full-time role, working for 12 months from February 2020 to February 2021.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr William Tillett (, however, please submit your application via the University website

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.