Vacancy: UCL is looking for an Applications and Systems Consultant

Posted by a.hay on 17 June 2014 - 1:15pm

University College London is looking for a new full time Applications and Systems Consultant (Ref: 1419681), to work in its prestigious Centre for Computational Science (CCS).

The successful applicant will have the chance to work on a wide range of ongoing projects at CCS. These include ongoing e-infrastructure development, and data intensive work covering a wide range of scientific disciplines, from biology and medicine to chemistry, engineering and physics.

Other duties will include exploitation of bleeding edge and start of the art computation as well as providing user support for other CCS members and training.

The position is initially for an 18 month period, and is funded in the first instance by the European commission. The successful candidate will have or are close to completing a PhD in a physical science, engineering or computer science subject and be able to program in at least two high-level languages. They must also be able to work effectively with others and have prior experience in a Unix environment.

For PhD graduates, the appointment will be at Grade 7, with a salary of between £32,699 and £39,523 per annum and the appointment will be subject to UCL terms and conditions of service for research and support staff.

Candidates with a pending award of a PhD may also apply, but will be appointed at Research Assistant Grade 6 (salary £28,621 - £30,180 p.a. including London Allowance of £2,862 p.a.) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis.

The closing date for applications is July 4th 2013, and the last application will be accepted before or on 17.00 that day.

For further information and a more detailed job description, please visit the main UCL Job Site, and you can also apply for the position now.

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