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Position: Bioinformatics Research Software Engineer
Institution: University of Oxford
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Duties: We are looking for an enthusiastic Bioinformatics Research Software Engineer to join the Oxford Biomedical Data Science Training Programme. You will have a key role in the development and maintenance of novel computational biology software, and training biomedical scientists in software development. At the MRC WIMM Centre for Computational Biology (CCB), we work alongside scientists and clinicians to realise the potential of ‘big data’ in biology by exploiting complex information to make discoveries that benefit human health
Requirements: You will be educated to MSc or higher degree level in computing, computational biology or a related scientific subject. Experience of software development in Python and software engineering including version control and testing (e.g. Git, GitHub, Gitlab, Bitbucket, Pytest) are essential. You will have experience of training/teaching others and using High Performance Computing approaches
   
Text: Bioinformatics Research Software Engineer Radcliffe Department of Medicine, MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, MRC WIMM Centre for Computational Biology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 with a discretionary range to £43,267 p.a. We are looking for an enthusiastic Bioinformatics Research Software Engineer to join the Oxford Biomedical Data Science Training Programme. You will be a team-player who will have a key role in the development and maintenance of novel computational biology software, and training biomedical scientists in software development. At the MRC WIMM Centre for Computational Biology (CCB), we work alongside scientists and clinicians to realise the potential of big data in biology by exploiting complex information to make discoveries that benefit human health. The CCB encompasses an international team of over 40 computational biologists, working closely with 500 lab-based scientists and clinicians. You will be educated to MSc or higher degree level in computing, computational biology or a related scientific subject. Experience of software development in Python and software engineering including version control and testing (e.g. Git, GitHub, Gitlab, Bitbucket, Pytest) are essential. You will have experience of training/teaching others and using High Performance Computing approaches. The position is available fixed-term for 3 years, funded by a Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF) Award and the OBDS Training Programme. Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application. The closing date for this position is 12.00 noon on Friday 15 February 2019. Interviews will be held in late February 2019. Important notice regarding submitting your application - system availability in January 2019 The University is upgrading its online recruitment system. As a result, the system is expected to be unavailable from 4.00pm on Thursday 24 January 2019 and will be restored as early as possible on Thursday 31 January 2019. During this period, applicants will have no access to their online accounts and will not be able to work on, or submit, any applications. The University Jobs and Vacancies page https://www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/index.html will be updated with confirmed timings for this system downtime by early January. This downtime has been taken into account when scheduling the closing date for this vacancy. If you have started an application prior to the system downtime period, it will be available to access and complete once the system has been restored. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Contact Person : HR Manager Vacancy ID : 138729 Contact Phone : 01865 222453 Closing Date : 15-Feb-2019 Contact Email : recruitment@imm.ox.ac.uk Click on the link(s) below to view documents Filesize 138729 Job Description & Selection Criteria 485.5
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