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Most of our job vacancies are advertised on the University of Oxford website. We are currently looking for a Communications Officer and two Software Engineers.

Communications Officer

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, NDM Research Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford  
Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.

The Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) hosts a collection of data-sharing platforms, bringing together data for a range of infectious diseases, including Ebola. This is an exciting opportunity for a Communications Officer to join the team. You will help to ensure that different target audiences have a clear understanding of IDDO’s role in generating reliable evidence and innovative resources that enable research-driven responses to the major challenges of neglected and emerging infections. The Communications Officer will be responsible for collecting, preparing and updating content and materials for IDDO’s digital platforms, including the IDDO website and social media.

You will have a university degree or equivalent in communications, marketing, public health or a health-related scientific subject and evidence of commitment to continuing professional development. You will have demonstrable experience working in the field of communications along with proven success working with different communication channels. You will have the ability to write accurate and engaging copy in English, and for different audiences. The ability to understand and interpret complex research and scientific projects is essential in this role. Experience of working in an international communications environment and a professional qualification in communications, digital media or a related subject would be desirable.

This post is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 1 year in the first instance.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 10 May 2017 will be considered.

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Java Software Engineer - Emerging Epidemics and Drug Resistance (Infectious Diseases Data Observatory) 

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, NDM Research Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford  
Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.   

This is an excellent opportunity for a Software Engineer to join an expanding team based at the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, University of Oxford. The Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) hosts a collection of data-sharing platforms, bringing together data to support vital research on emerging epidemics and drug resistance. The new platform is building upon the success of the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN), applying the Network’s principles and processes to a range of infectious diseases including Ebola, visceral leishmaniasis and Zika. 

The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for developing many of the programme’s key software systems. You should have extensive experience in web application development and Java programming and have an interest in scientific applications of computing. You will be involved in all stages of the software development lifecycle, from requirements analysis, design and implementation, through to testing and maintenance. 

We are looking for someone who has a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline such as computer science or equivalent experience, excellent Java programming skills, as well as the ability to programme in several different programming languages. You should be competent in web application programming and have experience of relational database design (in particular SQL).

This post is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 1 year in the first instance. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 11 May 2017 will be considered.

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Senior Java Software Engineer - Emerging Epidemics and Drug Resistance (Infectious Diseases Data Observatory) 

Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, NDM Research Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford 
Grade 8: £39,324 - £46,924 p.a.  

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join an expanding team based at the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, University of Oxford. The Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) hosts a collection of data-sharing platforms, bringing together data to support vital research on emerging epidemics and drug resistance. The new platform is building upon the success of the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN), applying the Network’s principles and processes to a range of infectious diseases including Ebola, visceral leishmaniasis and Zika. 

The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for developing many of the programme’s key software systems. You should have extensive experience in web application development and Java programming and have an interest in scientific applications of computing. You will be involved in all stages of the software development lifecycle, from requirements analysis, design and implementation, through to testing and maintenance. 

We are looking for someone who has a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline such as computer science or equivalent experience, excellent Java programming skills, as well as the ability to programme in several different programming languages. You should be highly competent in web application programming and have experience of relational database design (in particular SQL). 

This post is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 1 year in the first instance. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 11 May 2017 will be considered.

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