IT Officer

University of Oxford - Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research (OCMR)
John Radcliffe Hospital

Are you an IT professional with experience of technical provision and support? Are you interested in working with and for some of the world’s leading medical researchers?

We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to work alongside the existing IT Officer to provide user support and system maintenance in the Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research (OCMR) and the Cardiovascular Clinical Research Facility (CCRF). Both are located at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. You will also work alongside the Medical Sciences Division’s IT Services department who offer advanced technical support and provide access to their wide range of tools services and experience.

To succeed in this role you’ll need to be, or have equivalent knowledge, experience, intellectual capacity and reasoning skills of, a graduate. Many of the systems used within these units are specialist and unique to their environments so you’ll need to be willing and able to learn new technologies as well as having good knowledge of Windows Desktop operating systems and basic networking skills. We will expect to see evidence of a successful approach to problem solving in your application.

The role is wide ranging and will involve contact with a variety of people at all levels of seniority and technical ability, both within the department and beyond, including academic and research staff, students, Oxford University Hospital Trust staff and other University IT providers. As a result we’ll expect you to be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

This full-time post is fixed-term for 3 years in the first instance with the possibility of renewal and is available immediately.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online; you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement which explains how you meet the selection criteria for the post. To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please click on the link below.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Friday 6 October 2017 will be considered. Interviews are anticipated to take place at the end of October 2017.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at:

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