Imaging Physics Manager Visa Sponsorship Uk

June 21, 2024
£39.3 - £44.3 / year

Job Description


Job Purpose

To provide complete management and senior technical leadership to laboratory users at Glasgow’s Experimental MRI Centre (GEMRIC), which include principal investigators, researchers, post-graduate and undergraduate students. Provide professional technical skills in pre-clinical imaging and be in charge of the planning, design, delivery, and safe operation of MRI experiments.

Main duties and responsibilities

1. Be in charge of all managerial aspects of the laboratory, including contributing to research strategy, providing professional advice and training to service users, resource management, scheduling scanning sessions, and health and safety.

2. Perform expert technical areas of pre-clinical MRI research, including taking the lead in the development and execution of research objectives in accordance with the research strategy.

3. Take the lead in discovering and developing research/experimental methodologies, as well as creating novel and tailored approaches to improve research results.

4. Use extensive professional knowledge to educate and train service users on all technical areas of the research. Supervise undergraduate and/or postgraduate students as needed to guarantee the best possible learning outcomes.

5. Oversee all elements of the laboratory’s operations, including financial administration, resource allocation, grant monitoring, purchasing, ordering, and financial planning. Create, execute, and periodically review Standard Operating Procedures for service users to ensure compliance with statutory requirements, University policy, and best practices.

6. Develop and enhance the University/College/School/Institute/Group’s research profile and reputation by contributing to international quality publications in high-profile/high-quality journals, presenting work at international and national conferences, and maximising research impact in terms of economic/social benefit.

7. Stay current on changes in key research/technical areas as well as the larger discipline to ensure that your contribution to research goals is maximised. Use your specialist knowledge to contribute to the overall research strategy.

8. Document experimental results, including analysis and interpretation of all data, to publication standards. Maintain sophisticated and/or high-volume databases and records while also producing technical/progress reports and publications.

9. Conduct complicated data analysis to discover trends, problems, or anomalies, and clearly report findings to the research group, including recommendations for action/mitigation and future action.

10.Resolve complicated technical challenges, such as those involving the design and operation of technological resources and/or the data collected.

11. Be in charge of the day-to-day management and compliance with applicable Health and Safety and/or other specialist legal requirements. Maintain all essential records in compliance with established regulations, stay current on advancements or legal changes pertinent to the work of the research group, and advise and train group members as needed. Any potential difficulties should be reported to the PI and/or the relevant internal or external entities as soon as possible.

12. Collaborate with others, including those within the College/Institute/School and, when applicable, external contacts, to improve the delivery of research goals and support the University’s overall strategic goals.

13. Support the University/College/School/Institute’s outreach and recruitment efforts.

14. Perform any other reasonable duties as assigned by the Head of School.

15. To contribute to the University’s international profile development in accordance with the University’s Strategic Plan, World Changers Together.

Knowledge, qualifications, skills, and experience.



A1. Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 9 [Ordinary Degree, Scottish Vocational Qualification level 4] or equivalent [containing professional certification and necessary formal training], as well as expertise in personal growth in a similar job.

A2. Significant breadth or depth of specialist technical knowledge in Imaging Physics, with recognition as an expert in the relevant area.

A3. Demonstrable understanding of relevant legislative requirements that apply to the role, including but not limited to health and safety.

A4. A PhD or higher degree in a relevant subject is desirable. Working towards professional registration with the appropriate authorities.

A5. Understanding of in-vivo MR investigations is desirable. Examples include anaesthesia and physiological parameter monitoring. The applicant must either have or obtain a Home Office personal licence for animal research.

A6. Demonstrated specialist technical skills in Imaging Physics, preferably related to MR physics. The discipline/project details are as mentioned in the post’s specific description and advertisement.

A7. Strong IT abilities, including proficiency with applicable specialist or bespoke software applications.



C1. Demonstrated interpersonal and communication abilities, particularly the capacity to understand, conceptualise, and interpret complicated technical requirements of a research group while adapting one’s own approach to match the demands of others.

C2. Excellent teamwork and people management skills.

C3. Capability to plan and prioritise a technical service to satisfy long-term strategic objectives while providing day-to-day services.



E1. Significant analytical and problem-solving capability, including a high level of precision and attention to detail when dealing with complicated and/or large datasets.

E2. Significant relevant job experience in a similar research context, including examples of earlier outputs and professional development.

E3. Experience contributing to the establishment of a research strategy, planning resource allocation, and producing high-quality research results.

E4. Experience handling high-value budgets, such as approving expenditures, negotiating purchases, and tracking outgoings on behalf of others.

E5. Experience with data analysis and presentation to publishing standards.

E6. Demonstrated ability to work independently to advance and deliver research objectives within specified time frames.

Terms & Conditions.

The annual salary for Grade 7 will range between £39,347 and £44,263.

This position is full-time (35 hours per week) and open-ended (permanent).

As a member of Team UofG, you will be part of a globally changing, inclusive community that values ambition, excellence, integrity, and curiosity.

The University of Glasgow is responsible for ensuring that all personnel are eligible to reside and work in the UK. If you need a Skilled Worker visa to work in the UK, you must first complete the visa route’s eligibility conditions before being awarded a Certificate of Sponsorship.

Please keep in mind that if tradeable points are allowed under the Skilled Worker visa criteria, this post may be eligible for sponsorship. For further information, go to

As a respected part of our team, you should expect:

1 A friendly and engaging organisational culture in which your skills are fostered and cultivated, and success is celebrated and shared.

2 An good employment package with generous terms and conditions, including 41 days of leave for full-time employees, a pension (pension handbook:, benefits, and discount packages.

3. A flexible approach to employment.

4 A commitment to your health and well-being, including a complimentary 6-month UofG Sport membership for all incoming University personnel (

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