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ORP Software Engineer
Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, University of Manchester Campus

Job reference: SAE-017597

Location: Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, University of Manchester Campus

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 26/11/2021

Salary: £33,309 - £40,927 per annum depending on experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: Department of Physics & Astronomy

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: Until 28 February 2025

School / Directorate: School of Natural Sciences

Applications are invited for the post of Software Developer, working on the OPTICON-Radionet PILOT project, within Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics. ​​​​​​​

Application forms and further particulars are available from our website With your application you should submit a single file containing your CV, list of publications (if applicable), and research statement (max 2 pages).

The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is committed to promoting equality, diversity, inclusion and access including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The Department has held JUNO Champion status since 2016 for its commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. For further information, please visit

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered      

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: Paul Harrison


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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.


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