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Software Development Scientist

Are you an ambitious software developer looking for your next challenge?  Do you have a background in high performance scientific computing?  Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research-intensive Universities?

The School of Earth & Environment (SEE) is seeking to appoint a Software Development Scientist within the Centre for Environmental Modelling and Computation (CEMAC). CEMAC is an established research computing centre within SEE which aims to substantially enhance the School’s research, teaching, impact and outreach capabilities, related to computer modelling, data analysis and visualisation. The successful candidate would join growing team of approximately 10 software developers and specialist research computing scientists already working on a broad range of scientific computing projects across the School.

The role will include developing and maintaining several key modelling tools and analysis codes, contributing to progressing scientific understanding of a large range of Environmental science problems. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of scientific codes and to contribute to the scientific development of the research strategy of the School.

You will have a degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate technical, scientific, or engineering discipline, ideally with a strong software engineering component. You will also have a proven track record of developing and maintaining codes to study complex, cutting edge scientific problems, ideally in the physical sciences.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Steve Arnold, CEMAC Director

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 7245, email: S.Arnold@leeds.ac.uk


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  School of Earth and Environment
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Working Time:  100% - This post is open to job share and flexible working
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Wednesday 02 October 2019
Closing Date:  Thursday 31 October 2019
Reference:  ENVEE1362
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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