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Contract Type
Fixed Term
£45,585 to £54,395 per annum
Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Science
Singleton Campus, Swansea
Closing Date
18 Jul 2024
Interview Date
1 Aug 2024
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About The University

Swansea University is a research-led university that has been making a difference since 1920. The University community thrives on exploration and discovery and offers the right balance of excellent teaching and research, matched by an enviable quality of life.

Our stunning waterfront campuses and multicultural community make us a desirable workplace for colleagues from around the world. Our reward and benefits, and ways of working enable those who join us to have enriching careers, matched by an excellent work-life balance.

About The Role

The SeRP (Secure Research Platform) is a technology set developed by the Population Data Science group within the Swansea University Medical School. Initially developed as the supporting technology platform for the world leading SAIL Databank, the infrastructure rapidly expanded to include a large UK and global clientele.

SeRP is now an internationally recognised and accredited technology platform. The highly skilled and specialised SeRP team also provide bespoke technical, governance and business support services to the research community on a consultancy basis to assist with the storing and secure sharing of research datasets for the purpose of assisting research activity. SeRP currently has a portfolio of active projects worth >£50M.

The post holder will take a lead role in maintaining the existing technical architecture, and development and implementation of new hardware and network solutions. SeRP relies heavily on automation, so knowledge of / experience in using automation would be a considerable advantage. There are occasional opportunities for overseas travel to assist international clients.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.

As an inclusive and welcoming workplace, we value people for their skills regardless of their background. Applications are welcome in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than those submitted in English.

Welsh Language Skills

The Welsh language level required for this role is Level 1 - A little. The role holder will be able to pronounce Welsh words, answer the phone in Welsh (good morning/afternoon) and use very basic everyday words and phrases (thank you, please etc.). Level 1 can be reached by completing a 1 hour course.

The University is a proud bilingual institution, our Welsh Language Strategy outlines our aspiration to promote the language and enable our staff to engage with the language as an additional workplace skill and as a gateway to new cultural and social opportunities. Applications are welcome in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than those submitted in English. Welsh speakers have the right to an interview in Welsh. Applicants for a role where Welsh skills are essential are expected to present their application in Welsh and will be interviewed in Welsh, if shortlisted.

Additional Information

Applications for this role will take the format of a CV submission and cover letter.


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