IEU Research Software Developer

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
Starting at £42,418 per annum
17 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking a talented software developer to work on the MR-Base platform ( MR-Base is a widely-used research software platform and database that enables analysis of the causal effects of risk factors on disease. 

The successful candidate will join the world-leading MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit ( and the CRUK-funded Integrative Cancer Epidemiology Programme and work with academic and industry researchers to redesign and develop core components of the platform.
The postholder will be embedded in a population health research environment, and encouraged to engage with a wide range of people, including academic researchers, clinicians and pharmaceutical industry scientists.

Who we are looking for: You will have expertise in web application development using well-established technologies (eg Python/Django), experience developing application programming interfaces (APIs) and experience working with databases. Knowledge of Elasticsearch and the R programming language would be an advantage, as would an understanding of User Experience Design.

Informal enquiries are welcome, and may be made to Dr Tom Gaunt (

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.