About the role

You will work on internationally collaborative projects in the University’s “Health Data research UK (HDR-UK)” facility, within the Brookes research team. You will take a leading role in shaping the technological and research activities of the group, in line with agreed general goals, by taking forward sub-projects sometimes on your own, and also as part of inter-group teams and international consortia.

This will include providing guidance and support to other members of the Brookes team and the wider HDR-UK members. You will be involved in EU-wide informatics infrastructure projects and global-scale standards development work centred on genomics data and rare disease challenges.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have a computer science or relevant biology/health related scientific degree with a good background in biomedical research or data integration and management. You will have software development experience using techniques such as OOP, functional programming, formalised testing and version control.

You will be a strong communicator with proven analytical and technical problem solving skills. You will be confident working both independently and as part of a wider research team.

For more information on the role and its responsibilities please see the Job Summary Form.

Additional information

Vacancy ID: 1678

For informal enquiries please contact Prof Anthony Brookes on ajb97@le.ac.uk or tel: 0116 252 3401.

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. The University is ranked within the top 25 UK Universities in all international league tables and we are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. You will develop your career in a supportive and collaborative academic environment in one of the world’s leading research-intensive universities; elite in the excellence of our research, yet distinctive for the genuine synergy between our research and teaching.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.