Working for the Centre

The e-Research Centre offers a vibrant, friendly an d flexible working environment and is home to a wide portfolio of research projects in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, technology and research infrastructure development.

As an interdisciplinary and collaborative department we encourage our staff to become involved in a wide range of activities both internally, in the wider University and beyond. We have a regular public lecture series as well as a variety of internal seminars where staff are able to broaden their knowledge and contribute to discussions beyond their main role.

We are currently collaborating with over 20 research units across Oxford, playing a key role in academic partnerships involving other universities and building research collaborations in the USA, Australasia and Europe.

Flexible working
The Centre will support flexible working arrangements wherever possible. 

Maternity/Paternity/Parental leave
The Centre supports all prospective parents in taking maternity or paternity leave. Where possible additional support arrangements are discussed which may help with the return to work or continuing research during maternity or paternity leave.

Parental leave is also available in line with the University policy:

Personal Development
All staff are able to explore their career development and aspirations as part of an annual PDR process. It is also a suitable forum for seeking additional training, guidance or support.

Current Vacancies:

Head of IT - We are now seeking to employ an enthusiastic IT professional to join the centre as Head of IT and to lead the design, deployment and support of IT Infrastructure that underpins the centres’ research activities. This is a 2-year fixed-term post, in the first instance, with a view that it will become an established position within the Centre.

The postholder will have responsibility for developing and managing all aspects of IT related infrastructure within the Centre. Working with senior researchers, the postholder will lead on designing and ensuring suitable central IT Infrastructure is provisioned to meet the needs of the centre.

For further details on the role and application process please go to the University jobs page

Research Software Engineer (3 posts) - The Centre is seeking three Research Software Engineers to work within the Life, Natural and Biomedical Sciences team led by Dr Sansone, the successful candidates will work closely with other members and external collaborators, leading and contributing towards the enhancement of infrastructure for the collection, curation, storage, representation and publication of data and its provenance.

For further details on the role and application process please go to the University jobs page