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Information Technology (IT) Specialist

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  • Part Time
  • £32,548 - £38,833 per annum, pro-rata for hours worked (Grade 6)
  • Cardiff University
  • Closes Tomorrow 01:00
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Vacancy Number: 6562BR

Information Technology (IT) Specialist

The School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at Cardiff University is a dynamic and successful multi-disciplinary centre devoted to research in the disciplines of Earth and Ocean Sciences.

Applications are invited for a Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) funded Information Technology (IT) Specialist, forming part of the NERC Grant - ' Role and Extent of Detachment Faulting at Slow-Spreading Mid-Ocean Ridges '. The Principal Investigator is Professor Christopher MacLeod.

Working with Professor MacLeod and colleagues the role of the IT Specialist is to assist in the processing, handling, manipulation and visualisation of a variety of large geological data sets. The IT Specialist will be able to generate code using Python, MATLAB (Matrix Laboratory) or comparable tools so as to produce bespoke software flexible and user-friendly enough to be used by non-IT-specialist academics, and to document such outputs appropriately. The role will also include responsibility for data stewardship and archival according to Cardiff University and Research Councils UK guidelines.

This position is part time (1 day per week – 7 hours). The post is available immediately and is fixed term for 16 months.

Salary: £32,548 - £38,833 per annum, pro-rata for hours worked (Grade 6)

Date advert posted: Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Closing date: Saturday, 21 October 2017


Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Chris MacLeod email: MacLeod@cardiff.ac.uk

For further details about working in Cardiff University please contact Briony FitzGerald, email: FitzgeraldB1@cardiff.ac.uk

Please note that all applications must be made via the online system.

Evidencing Criteria

When submitting your supporting statement for this vacancy, please ensure that you include the post reference number (four-digit number, ending in BR) within the file name. Candidates should evidence that they meet ALL of the essential criteria as as, where relevant, the desirable. If candidates do not provide written evidence, in separate supporting document(s), of how they meet all of the essential criteria their application will not be progressed.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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