Research Software Engineer

  • University of Leicester
  • Leicester LE1, UK
  • 09/12/2021
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Job Description

About the role

You will work on internationally collaborative projects in the University’s “Health Data research UK (HDR-UK)” facility, within the Brookes research team. You will take a leading role in shaping the technological and research activities of the group, in line with agreed general goals, by taking forward sub-projects sometimes on your own, and also as part of inter-group teams and international consortia. This will include providing guidance and support to other members of the Brookes team and the wider HDR-UK members. You will be involved in EU-wide informatics infrastructure projects and global-scale standards development work centred on genomics data and rare disease challenges.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Anthony Brookes on

As part of the University’s ongoing commitment toprofessional development, this role will also be considered on a seconded basisfor existing staff members. Please ensure this is discussed with your linemanager prior to applying. More information regarding secondments can befound here

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

Vacancy terms

Full-time, fixed term contract until 31 March 2023