Research Software Engineer

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

February 16, 2022


Research Software Engineer

Would you like to make a difference to data analytics research and education in one of the leading Universities in the world? Would you like to develop a career in the emerging field of research data science?

Working together with the University of Leeds Research IT Professional Service, we are making significant investment in our data analytics infrastructure and staff. Having recently implemented a new, highly secure cloud based platform we want to strengthen our team to help researchers realise the exciting opportunities our new IT infrastructure can bring and increase the impact of their research.

Working in the Data Analytics Team (DAT) based within LIDA, as a Research Software Engineer you will work with researchers from across the University across a range of research areas, including on technical software development, data management and cloud computing, to accelerate productivity, improve research outcomes and generate societal impact.

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

Adam Keeley, LIDA DAT Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 9561, Email:

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The School of Medicine holds a Gold Athena Swan award. 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.

As an international research-intensive university, we welcome students and staff from all walks of life and from across the world. We foster an inclusive environment where all can flourish and prosper, and we are proud of our strong commitment to student education. Within the School of Medicine we are dedicated to diversifying our community and we welcome the unique contributions that individuals can bring, and particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community, people who identify as LGBT+; and people with disabilities. Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability.

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health School/Institute: Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA) Category: Professional & Managerial Grade: Grade 7 Salary: £34,304 to £40,927 p.a. Working Time: Full-time 1.0fte Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Ongoing Release Date: Thursday 20 January 2022 Closing Date: Wednesday 16 February 2022 Reference: MHLDA1038 Downloads: Candidate Brief

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About the employer

The University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was established in 1874 as the Yorkshire College of Science. In 1884 it merged with the Leeds School of Medicine (established 1831) and was renamed...