By Raniere Silva, Community Officer, Software Sustainability Institute, and Shoaib Sufi, Community Lead, Software Sustainability Institute.
As part of the third phase of The Software Sustainability Institute, the team at the University of Manchester is searching for one new full-time staff member to join our "Better Software Better Research" campaign in the capacity of Research Software Community Officer or Research Software Community Manager. Although the role is described in the job advert, this blog provides additional context.
So what's it all about?
The Institute has conducted community activities since its start in 2010. The recruit will be working closely with the Institute’s Community Lead to help understand, support and promote Communities of Practices around research software. Main activities include managing a network of Institute Fellows, organising workshops, engaging with the doctoral training centres, writing up case studies, promoting the research software needs inside and outside the Institute, and supporting research within the research software community itself. More specific details and skill requirements are in the…Continue Reading
Lancaster Medical School are looking to appoint a Research Associate with experience in agent-based modelling (ABM) to join the DRUM: Drivers of antimicrobial Resistance in Uganda and Malawi Consortium, a £3M programme funded by the MRC.
Deadline to apply is 31st December 2018.
The UCL Research Software Development Group are looking for a Research Software Engineer to join their team of 11 RSEs.
Applications must be submitted by 14th October 2018.
This position is permanent but subject to the availability of continued funding sourced from appropriate research collaborations, and is funded for two years in the first instance, with salary negotiable up to £46,359. On this occasion, candidates interested in a part-time position are also welcomed to apply.
For more details check out the full job description.
The UCL Research Software Development Group, founded in 2012, was the first of its kind, and is one of the leading university-based research programming groups in the UK. The group work across college developing high-quality software in collaboration with scientists, engineers and scholars from all research domains.
The Advanced Data Analysis Centre at the University of Nottingham is looking for an experienced Digital Research Scientist (Software Developer) to work alongside researchers to exploit digital capabilities in a global Higher Education environment.
Deadline to apply is on 28th September 2018.
The Digital Research service has an array of projects that are underpinned by high quality software. The ADAC are seeking to appoint an experienced Digital Research Scientist (Software Developer) who prides themselves in the quality of their code to help drive the Digital Research Service and who possesses the ability to develop the underpinning infrastructure and software that is required to support world leading research. The individual will be under the guidance of the Senior Research Developer but would be expected to have evidence of independent working. Ideally the candidate will have experience in developing code within the .NET…Continue Reading
Synthace is looking for a software engineer to continue developing and scaling their products and infrastructure.
Apply via the Synthace careers website.
Named by the World Economic Forum as one of the world’s 30 Technology Pioneers 2016, Synthace is re-imagining how we work with biology, exponentially improving the speed and quality of the final results. This is made possible through our high-level language and operating system for labs, Antha, which is already impacting how scientists work with biology in major companies.
You’ll be working within a tight-knit development team on exciting projects with plenty of technical challenge to get your teeth into, you will:
- Design, build, test, and maintain high-performance and scalable microservices in a global, federated container cluster
- Integrate and deploy custom and off-the-shelf software components
- Manage deadlines and priorities in a dynamic environment that blends software and wet-lab development
- Master our current technology stack which includes: Kubernetes Federation, Go, Google Cloud, Docker, and Ansible
- BA/BS degree in computer…
Synthace is looking to hire a talented and experienced front-end engineer to work on the UI to the Antha platform for life science R&D. Synthace offers a package including 25 days’ annual leave + public holidays, company share options, 10% of salary pension contribution, and income protection, life, and private medical insurances.
To apply, please follow the instructions at the Synthace careers page.
Named by the World Economic Forum as one of the world’s 30 Technology Pioneers 2016, Synthace is re-imagining how we work with biology, exponentially improving the speed and quality of the final results. This is made possible through our high level language and operating system for labs, Antha, which is already impacting how scientists work with biology in major companies like Dow, Merck and GSK.
- Contribute to the development of new AnthaOS apps aimed at users from a variety of job roles including biological scientists, data scientists and management.
- Contribute to the refinement and extension of our existing apps for devising and executing experimental workflows.
- Optimize speed and responsiveness of the apps and framework
Antha uses a web-based front-end in Google…Continue Reading
Synthace is looking for engineers to expand their team of lab automation software developers, working at the interface of life science and engineering on the Antha project. Two positions are available, one at a senior level. The senior candidate is required to have experience with both software development and lab automation systems.
Apply via the Synthace careers page.
Named by the World Economic Forum as one of the world’s 30 Technology Pioneers 2016, Synthace is re-imagining how we work with biology, exponentially improving the speed and quality of the final results. This is made possible through our high-level language and operating system for labs, Antha, which is already impacting how scientists work with biology in major companies like Dow, Merck and GSK.
Working within a tight-knit, multidisciplinary development team on exciting projects with plenty of technical challenge to get your teeth into, you will:
- Develop drivers and output processing for various robots, incubators and sophisticated laboratory equipment
- Contribute to the implementation of the generic driver and data processing framework
- Develop new interfaces and representations for equipment not…
The National Archives are looking for a Head of Digital and Technology Research position in Richmond, Surrey.
The National Archives has set itself the ambition of becoming a digital archive by instinct and design. The digital strategy takes this forward through the notion of a disruptive archive which positively reimagines established archival practice, and develops new ways of solving core digital challenges. In relation to digital preservation of the public record, our challenges are not only about capturing and storing complex data, digital objects and systems, but also about making these accessible and exploitable.
Are you passionate about data sharing and moving research forward? DataCite are looking for an application developer to join their team. The ideal candidate has experience writing open source software and a basic understanding of scholarly communication infrastructure.
DataCite is based in Hannover, Germany, but the position is suited for remote work from other places in Germany or other countries in Europe. Travel to meet with DataCite members and other partners is expected. The position includes work for projects funded by the European Commission and other funders.
For more information, please see the vacancy details.
Newcastle University are seeking to recruit a researcher with experience in the development of optimised high performance computing software to join a large multi-disciplinary team of researchers on an ambitious research project. The researcher will be expected to extend and develop a large scale biological simulation model built around LAMMPS. The initial focus for this work will be on parallelising extensions to the LAMMPS codebase which simulate microbial cells using an Individual Based Model.
This post will be based within the Large Scale Modelling Team of the NUFEB project at Newcastle University. For more information about the project please see the NUFEB website http://research.ncl.ac.uk/nufeb