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Research Software Engineer

Lancaster Medical School
Salary:   £29,619 to £42,155
Closing Date:   Monday 13 February 2023
Interview Date:   Friday 24 February 2023
Reference:  1343-22

We are seeking to appoint a research software engineer (RSE) to join the Centre for Health Informatics and Statistics (CHICAS, chicas.lancaster-university.uk) at the Lancaster University Medical School. The successful candidate will work with Dr Emanuele Giorgi and Dr Claudio Fronterre on a project funded by the TaskForce for Global Health. The project focuses on the development of a web-based application for the display and analysis of lymphatic filariasis survey data for use by health practioners in developing countries. The RSE will work with researchers to create software requirements, develop code, document and explain the software, and support the release and maintenance of the software through open-source channels and publication in research journals.

This post is for the duration of 6 months, with the possibility of extension subject to the availability of funding.

Applicants should hold an MSc or equivalent in computer science or equivalent programming experience. For appointment at Grade 7 they should hold a PhD and demonstrate experience in user interface design.

The post will commence on 15th January 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.

We are open to discussing job share/part-time working and flexible working arrangements including working week and days/hours worked and flexible start and finish times.

The Faculty provides a research environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, promoting a healthy work-life balance. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research.

For more information, contact Dr Emanuele Giorgi at e.giorgi@lancaster.ac.uk

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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Please note: Unless specified otherwise in the advert wording, all advertised roles are UK based.


The University provides an environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, whilst promoting the importance of wellbeing for all our colleagues. We have a range of support networks available for our employees, and more information on these can be found on the ‘Working at Lancaster’ information page.

 

We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis. The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education.

 

We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their age, religion, gender identity or expression, race, disability or sexual orientation, and are committed to promoting diversity, and equality of opportunity.


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