|Salary:||£42,405 to £49,785 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.|
|Placed On:||29th September 2023|
|Closes:||13th October 2023|
About the role
The position of Research Software Engineer (RSE) is key to the delivery of many of the core services of QMUL ITS Research. The RSE team are a centralised team within ITS Research, supporting researchers across the whole university.
We are seeking an experienced R programmer to join the team. This is a varied and interesting role, with exposure to a range of exciting short/long term research projects, particularly those involving popular data science techniques and expert knowledge of the R programming language.
Supporting the development of research software is a primary objective of this role, working closely with the rest of the ITS Research team, and complementing the existing skillsets within the RSE team. The post holder will work closely with research staff and students to help them and their wider research community. In addition to developing new and existing code, there will be an emphasis on promoting good software engineering practices, including testing, code quality, documentation, data management, and the use of version control and continuous integration. There is an additional focus on reproducibility, usability and software sustainability.
This RSE role will be of interest to candidates with extensive experience/interest in the following topics:
The Research Software Engineer also supports researchers with smaller scale research software projects including the development of packages and libraries, bugfixes and dissemination of research tools and outputs.
About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.
Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.
We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based at Department W in London, Whitechapel. It is full time, permanent appointment. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £42,405-£49,785 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Giles Greenway (RSE Team Leader) or Simon Butcher (Head of Research Platforms) email@example.com
To further details and to apply for the role, please click the ‘further details and to apply’ button.
The closing date for completed applications is 13 October 2023.
Provisional interview date: 30 October 2023.
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