Associate Image Analyst

One business, one mission: improving brain health through the application of digital technologies.

Established in 2004 and listed as a public company in October 2013, IXICO has established itself as a trusted partner to the global biopharma industry, providing technology-enabled speciality services. Our neuroscience expertise in image data management and analysis provides specialist data analytics services, which are applied on some of the most important clinical trials in neuroscience, providing valuable insights to disease progression and patient safety, enabling our clients to make better informed decisions earlier in the clinical development pathway.

And our people make all this happen. We have a passionate, dedicated team, bringing together the essential skills needed to innovate and develop cutting-edge technologies, provide the support our customers need and enhance our service offering.

As our team continues to grow we are now looking to hire an Associate Image Analyst.

As a member of this you will be exposed to high profile projects in the field of clinical trials (e.g. Dementia, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, psychosis). We are looking for candidates who have a background in Science, Medical Imaging, Biomedical Engineering, Neurosciences or related and are available on a full-time basis.

Reporting into

Image Processing and Analysis Manager

Purpose of the Role

This Associate Image Analyst (AIA) position is responsible for performing images quality checking, image analysis, data management and contributing to the development of new scientific analysis techniques. Furthermore, this role will act as an interface between science and operational teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performing image analysis, such as whole brain delineation and analysis endpoint QC, after suitable training has been completed.
  • Performing data labelling such as identification of pathology within regions and contextualisation of data.
  • Qualitative review of images (e.g. MRI, PET) identifying and labelling data for future analysis.
  • Support the Research & Development team in identifying and analysing causes of algorithm fails, proving feedback for proposed changes.
  • Perform data management and augmentation for large datasets for use in development of artificial intelligence pipelines.

The Associate Image Analyst may also be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Performing functions assigned by the Image Processing & Analysis Manager and Project Managers in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOP) and work instructions (WI).
  • Supporting the Image Processing team in reaching key deliverables.
  • Undertake programmatic testing of analysis solutions.
  • Develop tools to assist in management and transformation of large datasets
  • Providing feedback on improvements in the image QC, analysis and site management processes.
  • Assist in training other AIAs, as required.
  • Assist in preparing and updating study documents.
  • Be crossed trained for other areas in clinical operations
  • Assist in reporting of Key Priority Indicators (KPIs) e.g. Turn-around-times and analysis throughput.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience for the Role

  • Bachelor’s degree (imaging or life sciences) or equivalent scientific or analytical experience.
  • Familiarity with a number of medical imaging modalities and clinical trial process preferred.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Ability to prioritise competing tasks.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow established procedures.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills.
  • Highly motivated and proactive.
  • Ability to work independently and in a highly regulated environment.
  • Intermediate to advanced in the use of Linux operating system

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Experience for the Role

  • Experience with a programming language such as Python
  • Experience interacting with large datasets through SQL or Mongo DB
  • Understanding of neuroanatomy
  • Previous experience with image processing techniques
  • Familiarity with virtualised environments such as Docker

Key Deliverables

  • Continuous learning and development in core responsibilities.
  • Set and meet personal objectives.
  • Self-assessment and recognition of key capabilities.

Benefits

  • Generous employer pension contribution of 6%
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing up to 28 days with every year at IXICO
  • Various discounts in retail, food & drink and entertainment through our benefit portal
  • Annual salary review and company bonus scheme
  • Life Assurance scheme
  • A very sociable, supportive and highly motivated team
  • A modern working environment and excellent location in the heart of the City of London
  • A company in an industry where your work has an impact every single day

How to Apply

IXICO is working hard to create a representative, inclusive and super-friendly team, because we believe different experiences, perspectives and backgrounds make a better workplace, and ultimately better services.

IXICO doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected class.

This is a great opportunity for a recent graduate in the field of neuroscience to thrive in an engaging and fast-paced environment, to make a difference on an every day basis. You will be given support to enable you to grow with your challenges, and we pride ourselves to be a sociable and diverse bunch of people, who are all working together on one big mission: Improving brain health. Will you join us?

If you think IXICO should meet you, send us your CV and covering letter by email to careers@ixico.com. We are looking forward to your application!

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