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Associate Image Analyst (6-month FTC)

Employer
IXICO
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Start date
25 Mar 2024
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

Job Details

Advanced analytics. Intelligent insights.

IXICO plc (AIM: IXI), is a leading neuroimaging Contract Research Organization (CRO), delivering advanced Ai analytical insights in neuroscience to the global clinical trials market. Established in 2004, listed as a public company in 2013, IXICO has firmly established itself as a trusted partner to the global life sciences industry, supporting the development of new therapies for neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis.

With our focus on neuroscience, our purpose is to advance human health by turning data into clinically valuable insights; helping our clients reduce clinical development risk and improve return on investment from their clinical development programmes. We achieve this by combining Ai machine learning imaging biomarker analysis, together with centralised neuroimaging CRO services to provide an integrated service covering every stage of clinical development through to post-marketing surveillance. We are committed to invest in continuously enhancing our validated and peer reviewed disease optimised machine learning Ai analytics services and our infrastructure and technology to support our ambitious growth strategy. Our people are empowered to enable us to achieve our company goals and their own personal development through the “4A” values at the heart of our culture: Aspiration, Ability, Agility and Accountability.

To help us deliver our medical image analysis solutions to large clinical trials we are hiring an Associate Image Analysis on a temporary 6-month fixed-term contract at a full-time capacity.

Purpose of the Role:

Image analysis involves using different techniques to derive readings from brain scans. The Associate Image Analyst (AIA) position is responsible for image analysis from clinical data received by IXICO in active clinical trials and research studies. Candidates do not need any previous image analysis experience as all new Analysts will be trained by IXICO. A typical day for an AIA will involve working methodically through batches of different brain analysis results, confirming accuracy of the science pipeline/output image. This job would suit a motivated, methodical worker, with good spatial awareness and attention to detail.

An example of an analysed brain scan and the regions that an AIA will be reviewing for each therapeutic area is shown below:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative, but not exhaustive of the role. There may be some variation and/or development of these duties and responsibilities without changing the general nature of the role:

  • Performing image analysis, such as whole brain delineation and LEAP endpoint QC, after suitable training has been completed.
  • Meeting allocated endpoint QC targets assigned by the Team Leader Image Analysis.
  • Performing functions assigned by the Team Leader Image Analysis and Project Managers in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOP) and work instructions (WI).
  • Supporting the Image Analysis team in reaching key deliverables.
  • Being the go-to analysts for allocated studies.

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

  • Qualitative review of images (e.g., MRI, PET) and identifying issues which may affect subsequent quantitative analysis or radiological review.
  • Query management and resolution in a timely and professional manner.
  • Providing feedback on improvements in the image analysis processes.
  • Assist in activities through all stages of site qualification.
  • Be crossed trained for other areas in clinical operations (e.g., data administration).
  • Maintaining accurate records of incoming data e.g., Data Management Trackers.
  • Assist in preparing and updating study documents (e.g., WIs, training slides, Subject Data Forms).
  • Assist in reporting of Key Priority Indicators (KPIs) e.g., Turn-around-times and analysis throughput.
  • Assist in training other AIAs, as required.
  • Maintain open and positive, collaborative channels of communication with all colleagues in particular close teamwork and collaboration with other Analysts within the Image Analysis team.

Qualifications and skills required for the role:

Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree (imaging or life sciences) or equivalent scientific or analytical experience.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Ability to prioritise competing tasks.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow established procedures.
  • Highly motivated and proactive.
  • Ability to work independently and in a highly regulated environment.

Key Deliverables:

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

Benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration package including benchmarked salaries.
  • Staff Annual Bonus Plans and Annual Salary Review.
  • Generous employer pension contribution of 6%.
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing up to 28 days with every year at IXICO.
  • BUPA private medical insurance scheme.
  • Life Assurance of 4x annual salary.
  • Employee Benefits Portal, Perkbox offering various discounts in retail, food & drink, and entertainment.
  • Engaging and social environment, with fundraising and sporting activities and seasonal events such as Summer and Christmas parties.
  • Wellbeing initiatives such as eye tests, flu jabs, and Mental Health Awareness Training.
  • Employee Assistance Programme offering advice and support on a wide range of topics.
  • Hybrid working model pattern split between working at our vibrant head office in the City of London and remotely.
  • Reimbursement allowance to purchase equipment to support working from home.
  • Generous employee referral scheme offering £2,000 for referring a successful candidate to the company.
  • Financial assistance for professional qualifications.
  • 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 empowered 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 motivated recent graduate to take up the role of Associate Image Analysis on a temporary 6-month fixed-term contract at a full-time capacity to thrive in an engaging and fast-paced environment, to make a difference on an everyday basis.

If you think IXICO should meet you, please send us your CV and covering letter by email to careers@ixico.com or apply directly via LinkedIn. We are looking forward to your application.

Please note that our entire business is operating under a Hybrid-Working Model, where UK-based employees are required to attend our London office 2 days a week. If you have got any questions, please reach out to our careers team.

Please note that IXICO will process the data provided by you only in order to perform the outlined recruitment exercise. For more details on what data we process and on what legal basis this happens please view our Recruitment Privacy Policy or contact careers@ixico.com.

Company

Advanced analytics. Intelligent insights.

IXICO plc (AIM: IXI), is a leading neuroimaging Contract Research Organization (CRO), delivering advanced Ai analytical insights in neuroscience to the global clinical trials market. Established in 2004, listed as a public company in 2013, IXICO has firmly established itself as a trusted partner to the global life sciences industry, supporting the development of new therapies for neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis.

 

With our focus on neuroscience, our purpose is to advance human health by turning data into clinically valuable insights; helping our clients reduce clinical development risk and improve return on investment from their clinical development programmes. We achieve this by combining Ai machine learning imaging biomarker analysis, together with centralised neuroimaging CRO services to provide an integrated service covering every stage of clinical development through to post-marketing surveillance. We are committed to invest in continuously enhancing our validated and peer reviewed disease optimised machine learning Ai analytics services and our infrastructure and technology to support our ambitious growth strategy. Our people are empowered to enable us to achieve   our company goals and their own personal development through the “4A” values at the heart of our culture: Aspiration, Ability, Agility and Accountability.

 

 

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