UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Adaptive Optics Imaging Technician to work in the IoO Adaptive Optics (AO) Facility

12 April 2022


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Duties and responsibilities

Led by Prof. Michel Michaelides and Dr Angelos Kalitzeos.

The post holder’s role involves two main aspects:

  1. Interacting with visually impaired and normally sighted research participants and administering both common clinical vision tests and cutting-edge research-grade retinal imaging modalities and assessments, such as Adaptive Optics Scanning Light Ophthalmoscopy (AOSLO), Hand-Held Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), photo aversion recordings and Vision-Guided Mobility Assessments.
  2. Providing technical support for the AOSLO Facility.

 A Disclosure Barring Services (DBS) is required by Moorfields Eye Hospital for this post. 

The post is funded for 16 months in the first instance.

Key requirements

The candidate is expected to possess a minimum of 5 A*-C GCSEs or equivalent and to have a keen interest to interact and working with visually impaired patients. It is also expected that the candidate will have experience in IT (software) and a high level of literacy and numeracy. The ability to work both as a team member and independently under minimal supervision (following in-house training) will be required.

Further details

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact  Dr Angelos Kalitzeos.  If you have any queries regarding the application process, please email hr.ioo@ucl.ac.uk.

Closing date

5 April 2022

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