Software Development Scientist

United Kingdom
Jun 08, 2018
Jul 11, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Are you an ambitious software developer looking for your next challenge?

Do you have a background in high performance scientific computing?

Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?


The Centre of Excellence for Modelling the Atmosphere and Climate (CEMAC) has been established within ICAS to substantially enhance the institute’s research, teaching, impact and outreach capabilities, related to computer modelling, data analysis and visualisation.

We seek to appoint a Software Development Scientist within CEMAC, to work with ICAS scientists in scientific and technical development of a range of numerical models and scientific codes, as well as development of software for analysis and visualisation of model output and complex datasets.

The successful candidate would expand an existing team of 2 Software Development Scientists already working on a broad range of scientific computing projects.The role will include developing and maintaining several key modelling tools and analysis codes, contributing to progressing scientific understanding of a large range of issues from regional weather processes, to global climate, atmospheric pollution and Earth system interactions.

You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of scientific codes and problems and to contribute to scientific development of the research strategy of the ICAS research community.

You will have a first degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate technical, scientific, or engineering discipline, ideally with a strong software engineering component.

You will also have a proven track record of developing and maintaining codes to study complex, cutting edge scientific problems, ideally in the physical sciences. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: Dr Steve Arnold, CEMAC Director Tel: +44 (0)113 343 7245, email:

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