Department: Wolfson Institute of Population Health Salary: £42,405 - £49,785 (Grade 5) Reference: QMUL34216 Location: Charterhouse Square Date posted: 14 September 2023 Closing date: 5 October 2023
About the Role
We are seeking a Research Software Engineer at the Centre for Evaluation and Methods (CEM) to deliver research software and databases, contributing to the development of clinical trial software, data capture systems, and databases. The post holder will collaborate closely with the engineering team, playing a crucial role in improving and maintaining the institute's software, while promoting best practices in research software engineering.
The Wolfson Institute of Population Health harnesses expertise across a wide range of population based research and education activities and aims to be an internationally recognised centre of excellence in population health and preventive medicine.
This job is based within a computing team which supports clinical trial applications across the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. The team are located at the Barts Cancer Institute, a Cancer Research UK Centre of Excellence whose work aims to transform the lives of those with and at risk of cancer through innovative research in the laboratory, in patients and in populations. The post-holder will be part of the engineering team, building software and database applications for clinical trials in the CEM.
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.
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 the Charterhouse Square Campus in London. It is full time fixed-term appointment for 3 years, with an expected start date of Autumn 2023. The starting salary will be Grade 5 (£42,405 - £49,785 per annum (pro-rata)), inclusive of London Allowance. Staff are current hybrid working, there will be an expectation to work on site 3 days/week.
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. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women's careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School's commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.
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Informal enquiries should be addressed to Yusuf Anifowoshe at firstname.lastname@example.org or on +44 (0) 020 7882 8271.
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The closing date for applications is 05 October 2023.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.