Vacancy at the University of Manchester

The University of Manchester has a vacancy for a research software engineer working with the Greater Manchester AI Foundry.

The successful applicant will be workign with the GM AI Foundry, which is a knowledge exchange project funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The AI Foundry will support the development and translation of AI research from a consortium made up of Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Manchester, the University of Lancaster and the University of Salford. Its goal is to increase the innovation capacity in a range of small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) through the adoption of AI to enhance or develop new products and services.

The team in Manchester are particularly interested to hear from candidates who have extensive experience in the complete software engineering lifecycle and who have a passion for supporting researchers. We are particularly keen to hear from people who have experience in one or more of:

  • Data Science,
  • AI,
  • Machine Learning,
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable and Reproducible Research.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate proficiency with one or more programming languages such as, but not limited to, Python, R, C, C++, C#, Java, Fortran and Shell.

To find out more about the role, and how to apply please visit:

Not sure you meet 100% of the qualifications? Research shows that men apply for jobs when they meet an average 60% of the criteria. Yet women, and other people who are systematically marginalised, tend to only apply if they meet every requirement. If you believe you could excel in this role, you are encouraged to apply.

The team in Manchester are dedicated to considering a broad range of candidates, including those with diverse workplace experiences and backgrounds.

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