LocationLocation:
Chelsea (London)
DepartmentDepartment:
Digital Services
Salary Details:Salary Details:
£42,750 to £45,000 per annum
Contract:Contract:
Permanent
External Advertising End Date
04 Aug 2024

Key Information

Salary: Appointments are normally made at the starting salary, however comparable skills and experience will be considered. Future progression is based on annual performance review.
Hours per week: 35 hours per week (Full Time)
Location: Sutton/Chelsea. This role is eligible for hybrid working, with options for flexibility.
Closing Date: 4th August 2024

Job Details

Two opportunities are available to join the developing Research Software Engineering (RSE) team.

The roles are ideal for someone with a passion for research and for good software engineering skills. As a Research Software Engineer, you will be developing and maintaining software tools and systems that support and advance scientific research, collaborating closely with researchers to make an impact on research projects across the whole of the ICR.

About the Role

  • Collaborate with researchers to develop impactful software solutions that address critical research needs.
  • Design, develop, and implement robust, maintainable, and efficient research software to advance research goals.
  • Champion best practices for research software and infrastructure to ensure the reproducibility and sustainability of research outcomes.
  • Maintain expertise in research software engineering advancements to contribute to the efficacy and innovation of research.
  • Work collaboratively with researchers and technical teams to progress researcher's own software development projects
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of training materials and workshops to enhance research software skills within the organisation.

 

Department/Directorate Information

The Digital Services Directorate ensures that everyone at the ICR has access to the technology they need to do their jobs effectively including providing specialist IT support to the ICR’s research community. Scientific Computing is one of three Units within Digital Services and provides a number of key services to researchers across the ICR, including High Performance Computing (HPC), Research Data Storage (RDS), Research Data Management (RDM) and Scientific Software.

We encourage all applicants to access the job pack attached for more detailed information regarding this role. For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Rachel Alcraft via Email at [email protected].
 
Due to the high volumes of applications that we receive, we reserve the right to close the advert before the published closing date, once we have received a sufficient number of applications.  Therefore, we advise that you to submit your application, as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

 

About The Institute of Cancer Research

Why work for us?

As a member of staff, you'll have exclusive access to a range of staff benefits.

The ICR is committed to supporting overseas applicants applying for roles, please click here to find out further information.

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world's most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. Further information about working at the ICR can be found here.

We look forward to receiving applications from all candidates, wherever in the world they are currently based. We will select those who display the potential to become, or to support, the world leading cancer researchers of the future based on their application and performance at interview. However, we particularly welcome British applicants from black and ethnic minority backgrounds, as they are under-represented within the ICR and nationwide in STEM roles.

 

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