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Web Developer


Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 (with a discretionary range to £44,706 per annum)

Closing date

Feb 18, 2022 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time web developer to continue to design and develop the front end for a number of world-leading and impactful resources, which are used and endorsed by researchers, publishers, funders and other stakeholders in the research ecosystem. These resources, which include the FAIRsharing resource (, the FAIR Cookbook ( and the ISA Toolkit (, address the grand challenges related to information science and scholarly communications, where data interoperability, transparency and readiness for (re)use are prerequisites for success. Flexible working applications will also be considered.


This 2 year position is renewable subject to funds, and it is based in the in an international group of research software and knowledge engineers, led by Professor Susanna-Assunta Sansone (, at the Oxford e-Research Centre, within the University of Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science.  The successful candidate will contribute to the Data Readiness Group’s multi-partners projects to ensure that the research digital assets are Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (FAIR) by humans as well as by machines. Therefore, an interest in research data management and open science would be beneficial.


The successful candidate will have some demonstrable experience with web application frameworks or web development/design. In particular, Vue.js, Vuetify, Ruby (inc. Rails) and Python are used in our projects, but experience in similar technologies and a desire to learn would also be considered.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Susanna-Assunta Sansone using the contact information below.


For more information about working at the Department, see


Only online applications received before midday on Friday 18 February 2022 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


Interviews for this position will take place week commencing 28 February.


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

Contact name

Professor Susanna-Assunta Sansone

Contact email