|Location:||EMBL-EBI Hinxton near Cambridge, UK|
|Staff Category:||Staff Member|
|Contract Duration:||3 years|
|Grading:||5 or 6 (monthly salary starting at £2,552 or 2,855 after tax). For more information about pay and benefits click here|
|Closing Date:||8th July 2018|
At EMBL-EBI, we help scientists realise the potential of ‘big data’ in biology by enabling them to exploit complex information to make discoveries that benefit mankind. Working for EMBL-EBI gives you an opportunity to apply your skills and energy for the greater good. As part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), we are a non-profit, intergovernmental organisation funded by 24 member states and two associate member states and proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We are located on the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK, and our 600 staff are engineers, technicians, scientists and other professionals from all over the world.
Qualifications and Experience
You will have a postgraduate degree in Computer science or a related discipline with at least 2 years proven professional experience in web development. Experience working in bioinformatics, biological resource development and/or technical experience within scientific publishing or information science would be an advantage.
-Excellent knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3
-Experience building cross-platform responsive websites
-A good knowledge of modern build tools like Webpack/Rollup
-Use of source control systems (git)
-Experience in communicating and working with expert users (e.g. in a science community) in a co-development model.
-Experience with Redux
-Experience with D3js
-Familiar with agile methodologies
-Good understanding of browser rendering behaviour and performance
There will be occasional opportunities to travel overseas to conferences.
You will be willing to learn new things and develop your skills and knowledge on the job, but you will also benefit from a range of training opportunities and seminars within the organisation.
EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation.
We have an informal culture, international working environment and excellent professional development opportunities but one of the really amazing things about us is the concentration of technical and scientific expertise – something you probably won’t find anywhere else.
If you’ve ever visited the campus you’ll have experienced first-hand our friendly, collegial and supportive atmosphere, set in the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. Our staff also enjoy excellent sports facilities including a gym, a free shuttle bus, an on-site nursery, cafés and restaurant and a library.
To apply please submit a covering letter and CV, with two referees, through our online system.
Applications are welcome from all nationalities - visa information will be discussed in more depth with applicants selected for interview.
EMBL-EBI is committed to achieving gender balance and strongly encourages applications from women, who are currently under-represented at all levels. Appointment will be based on merit alone.
The initial contract is for a period of three years with the possibility of a fixed-term extension.
Applications will close at 23:00 GMT on the date listed above.