Magnetic Resonance Physicist

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
London (Greater)
08 Nov 2018
12 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Main area ImagingGrade Band 7Contract SubstantiveHours 37.5Job ref 290-DI-124 Site TrustwideTown LondonSalary £39,866 - £49,704 pa incClosing Today at 23:59

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of 10,000 people, providing care for over a million patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 11 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.


Applications are invited for the post of Magnetic Resonance (MR) physicist within the Radiological Sciences Unit of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (ICHNT). The post holder will work in a team delivering scientific support in MR Imaging and MR Spectroscopy to ICHNT and external organisations.

The Imaging Department of ICHNT is equipped with two 3T and eight 1.5T MRI scanners providing a range of routine and advanced applications as well as research activities. In total the MR physics section is responsible for 16 MR scanners for imaging and clinical development and over 25 further scanners for MR safety and Quality Assurance support. The post will contain a mixture of clinical support and research, particularly in advanced image analysis, as well as teaching and training and quality assurance. Strong programming skills are desirable. There may also be an opportunity to get involved in other non-ionising radiation modalities.

Applicants will have completed, or be close to completing, the training scheme for clinical scientists or have equivalent experience. They will be also be working towards, or already have, HCPC registration and have experience in clinical MRI. This is a full-time, substantive post.

ICHNT is one of the largest NHS trusts in England and together with Imperial College London forms an academic health science centre. With hospitals in prime locations, you can take advantage of the best that London has to offer. The Trust also offers a wide range of staff facilities and benefits.


At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!


Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email and text message (if you provide a mobile contact number)

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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