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Research Software Engineer

University of Sheffield - Research Software Engineer (CISTIB)

Contract Type: Fixed-term until 31 March 2017

Faculty of Engineering

Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering


This post offers an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Centre for Computational Imaging and Simulation Technologies in Biomedicine (CISTIB) www.cistib.org within the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Sheffield. CISTIB is working at the interface between different areas of computational imaging and modelling: medical image analysis, statistical shape analysis, pattern recognition, image-based computational physiology, and personalised virtual interventions. The Centre hosts academic members from the University of Sheffield as well as Research Fellows, Research Associates, PhD Students and Research Software Engineers forming a cross-disciplinary team.

As a member of the Scientific Software Development team you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of the GIMIAS platform (see http://www.gimias.org ), and the prototypes developed for specific domains based on this platform (AngioSuite, OrthoSuite, CardioSuite & NeuroSuite) as well as the specific prototypes that we develop as part of our involvement in local and international projects.

You will have a degree in a Science, Engineering or Computing discipline (or equivalent experience).

You will have considerable experience in using, supporting and developing scientific applications in one or more of the following areas, to support the production of research outputs (in an academic or service oriented context): Computational engineering, Mathematics or statistics, Scientific visualisation, Biomedical engineering, Computer Vision or Computational Imaging.

You will have excellent computer programming skills/proven experience in scientific software development for multiplatform environments (3+ years) and Substantial knowledge of C++ and Python. Experience in biomedical imaging and biomedical engineering at either MSc or PhD level (or equivalent experience) is desirable.

This post is fixed-term until 31 March 2017. For further information and application please see: http://j.mp/1Mm7Jmd

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