Associate Imaging Scientist

This is IXICO

IXICO is a fast growing and profitable medical data analytics company, providing data management and advanced analytics to the pharmaceutical clinical trials market. Established in 2004 and listed as a public company in 2013, IXICO has established itself as a trusted partner to the global pharmaceutical industry developing new therapies for neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease.

Our purpose is to advance medicine and human health by turning data into clinically meaningful information, providing valuable new insights in neuroscience. We will focus on developing and deploying breakthrough data analytics through our remote access technology platform.

We are guided by our “4A” values:

  • Aspiration
  • Ability
  • Agility
  • Accountability

These are at the heart of our culture and empower our people to directly contribute to achieving our goal to be a leading proponent of artificial intelligence in clinical drug development. We recognise that we will succeed in realising our purpose and achieving our goal only by bringing together the diverse set of skills needed to innovate and develop cutting-edge technologies, and by building an inclusive culture to continuously enhance our service offering to support our customers’ scientific endeavours.

As our great team continues to grow we are looking to hire an (Associate) Imaging Scientist in a full-time capacity.

Purpose of the Role:

This role is focused on the development of imaging and wearables data analysis solutions that address our pharma clients’ needs. The job holder develops analysis pipelines required on individual customer contracts or defined through IXICO’s innovation roadmap which involves engaging in scoping of new solutions, pro-active input into the development plan and execution of the development plan to assure timely completion and deployment where needed. The job holder is a nominated expert in at least one image acquisition / analysis domain and provides ‘in-house’ consultancy in that domain into pre-sales activities and study operations as needed. The role furthermore involves external science dissemination activities in line with IXICO marketing strategies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support scoping of analytics solutions for ‘Product X’ deliverables for pharma clients in nominated projects
    • Provide technical and scientific input to assure streamlined project definition and delivery of identified requirements
    • Advise on expected development effort
    • Design development and validation plans to meet technical and quality requirements
    • Provide technical description of data analytics solutions into proposals, charters, other study documents as well as marketing material.
  • Lead on development of analysis solutions for imaging and wearables to address Product X requirements and innovation roadmap
    • Lead on timely completion of development plans
    • Execute development plans and assure on-time delivery
    • Complete full CSV documentation to allow efficient handover to deployment team
    • Perform scientific validation of results as part of user acceptance testing.
    • Define and roll-out endpoint QC work instructions for novel analysis solutions
  • Assess potential analysis methods and image viewing applications.
  • Incorporate, test and validate external analysis methods and tools (i.e. image viewing applications) that will be required for new analysis workflows.
  • Execute analysis pipelines in R&D environment
  • Perform Data QC for novel analytics solutions and in R&D projects
  • Perform Data Management activities in R&D projects
  • Actively stay engaged in relevant developments in imaging and wearable data analytics in IXICO therapeutic areas
  • Based on planned development activities, propose topics for external scientific communication
    • Prepare and present scientific abstracts at target conferences
    • Actively support Product Marketing with scientific content for IXICO website and other channels

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required for the Role:

  • University qualification in a scientific or analytical discipline.
  • Doctorate in a relevant subject or comparable research experience and a track record of relevant publications.
  • Expertise in at least one imaging modality and relevant analysis.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Desirable for the Role:

  • Strong computer skills and good programming experience in a Linux environment (ideally in Python).
  • Innovative thinking and applying a pragmatic problem-solving approach.
  • Good oral and written skills to enable effective communication at all levels within the company.
  • Good understanding of neuroanatomy and its presentation within various imaging modalities.
  • Good research skills (assimilating papers and other sources of technical information).

Benefits

  • Generous employer pension contribution,
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing up to 28 days with every year at IXICO,
  • Annual salary review and discretionary company bonus scheme,
  • Life Assurance scheme,
  • Various discounts in retail, food & drink and entertainment through our benefit portal,
  • Sociable and highly supportive team,
  • internal career development opportunities,
  • Work in an industry where you make a difference 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 passionate academic in neuroscience to thrive in an engaging and fast-paced environment, to make a difference on an every day basis.

If you think IXICO should meet you, please send us your CV and covering letter by email to careers@ixico.com. We are looking forward to your application. Please note that due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation our entire business is operating remotely. If you have got any questions about this please reach out to our careers team.

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