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Developer - Educational Technologies

Are you interested in using your extensive software development skills in an innovative medical education and research environment? Are you enthusiastic and ambitious with a desire to be part of an interdisciplinary team delivering high quality regulatory compliant digital systems to support student education and research?

You will play a key role in the Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) team, to support and build upon our development and research work. Our vision for Technology Enhanced Learning blends the best of traditional face-to-face teaching with the use of the latest technology to provide excellent student experience meeting the needs of each individual. You will join a unique environment that blends development and research in learning technology.

With an understanding of the Higher Education teaching and learning context, and an interest in working within a research and development environment, you will work with a wide range of stakeholders across the University and NHS, and be responsible for delivering and supporting technology enhanced learning services and systems. Strong initiative and organisational skills, are required for working within interdisciplinary teams on research and development projects, and you will be responsible for leading the development within each project to deliver new or improved technology enhanced learning services and systems. Experience of designing technical solutions against requirements specifications is essential. These systems will be embedded within the medical education programmes and will contribute to our ongoing TEL research work as their use and impact is evaluated. 

Possessing expert knowledge of data manipulation and integration using Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services, you will also have a full understanding of ETL processes, Data Warehousing techniques and T-SQL. You will have extensive experience of web application development using the ASP.NET framework, web interface development using CSS, JavaScript / jQuery and Ajax.

Working in a highly regulated environment, this role will also involve liaising with University IT Services and ensuring services comply with regulatory requirements through adherence to standard operating procedures. You will also use your experience to provide support and guidance to other members of the team, sharing your expertise and supporting others to develop new skills.

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

Richard Gatrell, Information Systems Manager

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 4220; Email:

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Medical Education (LIME)
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,199 to £39,609 p.a.
Working Time:  100% at 37.5 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time Term Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Fixed term for 24 months)
Release Date:  Wednesday 22 May 2019
Closing Date:  Saturday 29 June 2019
Interview Date:  Tuesday 09 July 2019
Reference:  MHIME1103
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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