Research Software Technician

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7092602 (Ref.No. MHLDA1039)
Posted: January 21, 2022

Job Description

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 Technician 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: [email protected]

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 6
Salary:  £27,924 to £33,309 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:  MHLDA1039


The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.