CEMAC Software Development Scientist

University of Leeds, UK
Closing date: 30 April 2024

The School of Earth and Environment (SEE) is seeking to appoint a Software Development Scientist within the Centre for Environmental Modelling and Computation (CEMAC). CEMAC is an established research computing centre within SEE which aims to substantially enhance the School’s research, teaching, impact and outreach capabilities, related to computer modelling, data analysis and visualization. The successful candidate would join growing team of ~10 software developers and specialist research computing scientists already working on a broad range of scientific computing projects across the School.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on complex scientific codes, providing innovative computational solutions to diverse environmental problems, and contributing to the development of the research and teaching strategies of the School. You will also help CEMAC to maintain a skills base at the leading edge of research computing techniques, continually developing new and novel applications that help translate science into high impact results.

You will have a PhD in an appropriate technical, scientific, or engineering discipline, ideally with a strong software development component. You will also have a proven track record of developing and maintaining codes to study complex, cutting edge scientific problems, ideally in the physical sciences.