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Shape the future of research with a dynamic career at Durham University's Advanced Research Computing (ARC) department. We offer a stimulating work environment where you can contribute to cutting-edge research projects and collaborate with leading experts in the field across different disciplines, departments and faculties at Durham.

Job Opportunities

- ARC Research Software Engineer - Closing date 26th May

- June Project RSE - Closing date 26th May 


Examples of the types of roles and responsibilities within the ARC team:

· Research Software Engineer: Develop and maintain software tools that empower researchers to tackle complex computational challenges.

· High-Performance Computing Specialist: Manage and optimise the utilisation of advanced computing resources for research purposes.


We are seeking individuals who are:

· Passionate about high-performance computing and its potential to support quality research.

· Strong problem solvers with excellent analytical and technical skills.

· Effective communicators with the ability to collaborate seamlessly within a team environment.


Why Choose ARC?

· Work on impactful projects: Contribute to ground-breaking research across diverse fields.

· Gain valuable experience: Learn from leading researchers and hone your expertise in a dynamic environment.

· Continuous learning and development: Access training opportunities and professional development resources to stay at the forefront of the field.

· Collaborative and supportive work culture: Be part of a team dedicated to innovation and excellence.


T-Level Placements:

ARC actively participates in T-Level placement programs at Durham University. This program provides an excellent opportunity for students to gain valuable work experience in a real-world research computing environment.

· What to expect: T-Level students will have the chance to:

o Work on real-world research projects under the guidance of experienced professionals.

o Develop their technical skills in areas like software development, data analysis, and high-performance computing.

o Gain valuable insights into the world of scientific research and potential career paths in HPC.


Internship Opportunities:

ARC offers internship positions throughout the year, providing a platform for students to:

· Apply their academic knowledge in a practical setting.

· Gain hands-on experience working on research computing projects.

· Network with leading researchers and professionals in the field.


How to Apply:

· Visit DU careers page

· Explore current job openings and internship opportunities.

· Submit your application and CV following the instructions provided.


Join us and be a part of a team that is shaping the future of research and computational training and development.