The Centre of Tropical Medicine and Global Health is a collection of research groups within the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, who are permanently based in Africa and Asia. Our research ranges from clinical studies to behavioural sciences, with capacity building integral to all of our activities. Tropical Medicine and Global Health recruits for a number of research and professional support roles. Scroll down the page to see the current job vacancies by location.
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Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Headington, Oxford
Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 with a discretionary range to £41,255 p.a.
We are looking to recruit a Software Engineer to work in the IDDO (Infectious Diseases Data Observatory) group, based in the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health. IDDO research depends on an innovative team of software engineers who are responsible for developing many of the programme’s key software systems, including online data exploration, visualisation and secure online data submission and repository systems. You will have strong experience in web application development and Java programming, with an interest in scientific applications of computing. The postholder will have a strong understanding of software and database design principals, and will provide a considerable level of technical expertise to lead and contribute to software development across the programme.
The successful candidate will have a degree or diploma in a related discipline such as computer science or equivalent experience, along with experience in Java programming. They will be comfortable programming in several different programming languages and capable of learning new languages, and have experienced in web application programming. Understanding of SQL and object-oriented programming (OOP) techniques is a must. Working knowledge of development tools is essential. Besides a technical background, we are looking for someone who has excellent team-working skills and excellent interpersonal skills. It would be highly desired if the postholder has previous experience in Google Web Toolkit (GWT) and experience with R.
This post is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term until 31 December 2017 in the first instance.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 19 October 2016 will be considered.