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Research Software Engineer
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: SAE-015625

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 17/09/2020

Salary: £32,816 to £40,322 per annum (according to relevant experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: Computer Science

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: 01 October 2020 until 31 March 2022

School / Directorate: School of Engineering

A position is available for a technically adept Research Software Engineer to support image processing, text mining and machine learning experts to compose their tools into computational workflows or pipelines. You will work on the SYNTHESYS+ project; a pan-European infrastructure project that aims to allow European Museums to collaborate on their collections. The position is part of the eScience Lab team ( at the Department of Computer Science.

You will deploy and develop the Specimen Data Refinery (SDR) to aid in the cataloguing and execution of the composed workflows and the use of cloud-based platforms. You will get a chance to develop their coordination and community skills in this position.

If you’re technically skilled, innovative and a good communicator, the position offers a fulfilling and rewarding role in an empowering environment.

Please see the particulars of appointment for further details about the role and the requirements for applicants.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointments will be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Shoaib Sufi,


General enquiries:


Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


The closing date for this job has now passed.