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Applications Scientist

Applications Scientist

The Opportunity:

IBEX Innovations Limited is seeking an experienced Applications Scientist to join our rapidly expanding Application Team. Reporting to the CTO, you will play an important role in the commercialisation of the IBEX Trueview® technology and in guiding future technology and product development to meet customer needs. This is primarily an outward-facing role and the successful candidate will be expected to interact regularly with customers as well as clinical and development partners. 

The ideal candidate will have a first-class degree or a PhD in a physics, medical imaging or engineering discipline. Commercial experience including applications development in customer-facing roles would be a significant advantage.

The position offers a unique opportunity for the right individual to have a direct influence in the successful commercialisation of the IBEX Trueview® technology and the future success of IBEX.


About IBEX:

IBEX is a technology business in the advanced stages of commercialisation of a patented X-ray detector technology for medical X-ray imaging markets. IBEX Trueview® technology improves diagnostic image quality and adds important new diagnostic outputs such as the measurement of bone density for early detection of osteoporosis. Having already successfully demonstrated its performance and clinical value, the company is expecting rapid adoption by major medical imaging OEMs in the coming year.

Based in modern offices on the NETPark Science Park in beautiful County Durham, IBEX currently employs 25 highly skilled staff including graduate scientists, mathematicians, software engineers, technicians and business professionals.


The primary responsibilities of the role will be:

  • Assist with the development of customer opportunities through data analysis, report preparation and presentation
  • Undertake demonstrations to prospective and existing customers at both IBEX and customer facilities
  • Promote the IBEX technology, including attendance at scientific conferences and trade shows
  • Input market and customer feedback to product and technology roadmaps and software specifications
  • Develop strong technical relationships with customers and assist the Commercial Director in closing sales opportunities
  • Be an individual contributor to applications and technology development programs


Candidates must possess the following essential skills and experience:

  • Degree in a physics, medical imaging or engineering discipline
  • Strong practical scientific and engineering skills
  • Good working knowledge and competency in scientific programming (for example MATLAB, Python, FORTRAN, R)
  • Experience of customer facing applications in a commercial high-technology environment
  • Excellent technical writing, communication and presentation skills
  • A “can-do” attitude and ability to get things done with minimal day-day management


Additional skills and qualities which would be beneficial:

  • Relevant knowledge and experience of X-ray imaging methods and applications
  • Direct experience of medical X-ray imaging methods and markets



NETPark Science Park, Sedgefield, County Durham


Salary and Benefits:


Competitive salary based on experience.


IBEX operates a flexible benefits scheme including pension and life insurance

Share Options:  

Share options are available following successful completion of a three-month probationary period.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to

Speculative Applications

Speculative Applications

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