Research Fellow in Software Applications & Systems

Страна: Великобритания;

Дедлайн: 07.12.2018

Тип гранта: На научные исследования;


Область наук: Технические; Компьютерные;


Employer - UCL

Location - London

Salary - £35,328 to £42,701 per annum

Posted - Nov 07, 2018

Closes - Dec 07, 2018

Discipline - Computer Science

Contract Type - Full Time

Job Type - Postdoc Fellowship


Duties and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow to work with Professor Peter Coveney in the Department of Chemistry at University College London. The successful candidate will join a very active cross-disciplinary group in the Centre for Computational Science (CCS). 

The Research Fellow will work with members of the CCS and its collaborating partners to provide collaborative research, training and computing solutions. The postholder will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of ongoing research projects at CCS, specifically on developing and maintaining cutting-edge software infrastructure and improving the performance, usability and accuracy of a wide range of simulation and pre- and post-processing software. They will also be responsible for keeping the local compute, network and storage facilities in optimal condition and orchestrating sustained user support for its 20-30 members together with several local researchers. 

The post is funded by the European Commission and is available from 1 November 2018 or soon thereafter, for a period of 18 months for the first instance. 

Key Requirements

The successful candidate must have a PhD degree in a Physical Science, Engineering or Computer Science discipline and demonstrable ability to programme in more than one high-level language. The appointee must have extensive experience with programming and software engineering on scientific and technical software & codes, including e-infrastructure deployment, parallel programming, performance optimisation and scaling to large numbers of processors. 

Please note, appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (salary £30,922 to £32,607 per annum). 

Further Details

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To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. 

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof Peter Coveney ( ). 

Any queries on the application process can be directed to Judith James - . 

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. 

Closing Date

7 Dec 2018

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Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. 

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. 

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