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Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow (Software Engineering)

The Margrie lab is looking for an outstanding postdoctoral researcher or research software engineer to be responsible for creating, maintaining and supporting data analysis software. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a highly collaborative and multidisciplinary environment which will include the training of team members.

You will have a proven track record of developing software to analyse biological data, along with a knowledge of modern systems neuroscience methods. Significant experience in Python programming, digital image processing and biological data analysis is essential.

The role requires knowledge and experience of modern software development best practices. Excellent communication and analytical skills are essential.

Candidates wishing to be appointed as a Senior Research Fellow should demonstrate experience of guiding and supervising a small team of researchers and laboratory support staff.

For further details download the information for candidates (pdf).

To apply visit UCL's vacancy listings and search for the advert using reference number 1877608. Click on "Apply Now" at the bottom of the advert to enter the online recruitment portal.

The deadline for applications is Sunday 15 August 2021.
 

Research Software Engineer - Behaviour and Neural Data

Together with the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, we are looking for a proactive and creative Research Software Engineer to join the technical team in a newly established Data Centre.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in establishing data architectures and data processing pipelines for efficient querying of complex, large-scale and multi-format datasets of neural and behavioural data. Your work will directly contribute to our efforts to understand how the brain generates flexible, intelligent behaviour.

The role will include developing, training and supervising a small team of research engineers to assist with the implementation of the software design and documentation. You will have a collaborative approach to work and the ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues to deliver successful research outcomes. 

Working alongside our IT team, you will create data management workflows for internal users and for sharing of data with the international research community. You will work closely with neuroscientists, electrical and mechanical engineers to design large-scale data collection, analysis and interactive visualization systems for next generation brain data.

You will have advanced experience with systems programming languages and substantial experience in Python, NumPy or MATLAB. Substantial experience and knowledge of software development best practice including testing, documentation and version control is essential.

With a competitive salary and benefits, this post is full time and funded until 31 October 2025 in the first instance.

For further details download the information for candidates (pdf).

To apply visit UCL's vacancy listings and search for the advert using reference number 1877608. Click on "Apply Now" at the bottom of the advert to enter the online recruitment portal.

The deadline for applications is Sunday 22 August 2021.