Research Engineer in Digital Health

Applications to be received by 12pm on Friday 5th of January 2018

Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a.

We are seeking a full-time Research Engineer to join the Biomedical Signal Processing and m-Health research group at the Department of Engineering Science (Headington). The post is funded by the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre and is fixed-term for 12 months.


Your role in the project will be to develop and maintain MobiStudy, a web-based system to allow clinicians to define requirements for mobile-health studies. You will design this system in collaboration with clinicians, patients and researchers. In addition, you will design a mobile app that will interact with MobiStudy in order to remotely collect data from study participants.


You should possess an MSc science, engineering, maths or technology subject and demonstrate relevant experience. Experience in mobile apps and full-stack web development is important as is the use of software version control, knowledge of database and server management.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Carmelo Velardo.


Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 5 January 2018 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.


Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here: www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.

Contact: Carmelo Velardo