CEMAC Software Development Scientist

University of Leeds
April 22, 2024
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CEMAC Software Development Scientist

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

The School of Earth and 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 visualization. The successful candidate would join growing team of ~10 software developers and specialist research computing scientists already working on a broad range of scientific computing projects across the School.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on complex scientific codes, providing innovative computational solutions to diverse environmental problems, and contributing to the development of the research and teaching strategies of the School. You will also help CEMAC to maintain a skills base at the leading edge of research computing techniques, continually developing new and novel applications that help translate science into high impact results.

You will have a PhD in an appropriate technical, scientific, or engineering discipline, ideally with a strong software development 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.

What we offer in return

  • 26 days holiday plus approx.16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That's 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme plus life assurance– the University contributes 14.5% of salary.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
  • And much more!

    If you are looking for a role where your programming skills will be used to enable software, used by environmental scientists, to make best use of the next generation of high-performance computing, apply today.

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

    Dr Mark Richardson, Technical Head of CEMAC [email protected]

    Dr Juliane Schwendike, CEMAC Director [email protected]

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