Vacancy Details


Research Data Support Officer

A well-respected, esteemed central London University is looking for a Research Data Support Officer from July 2018 to March 2019.

Sue Hill Recruitment
London
Temporary
Date Posted 11/06/18
Reference: VM/25238

About the company

A well-respected, esteemed central London University is looking for a Research Data Support Officer from July 2018 to March 2019.


What you'll be doing

This role will work within the Research data Support Team and is responsible for providing support to, and raising awareness amongst, the University's research community around research data management concerning the storage, management, preservation and re-use of research data
The Team work to promote and embed best practice in research data management in the workflows of university researchers; they co-ordinate a range of training, guidance and outreach activities for researchers in support of data management planning.

Main Responsibilities
- Providing an outreach and advocacy framework for Research Data Management across the university, promoting best practice in research data management.
- maintaining and delivering a university-wide Communication Plan for Research Data Management
- Creating detailed advice and guidance for researchers, doctoral and post-doctoral students and research administrators to assist them with the creation of Data Management Plans
- Maintaining an awareness of developments at a national and international level around Open Science and advising on how the university should develop services to enable researcher engagement with these developments.
- Responding to developments and researcher demand for support in related areas such as text and data mining by providing guidance and information.


Why you’ll be hired

To be considered for this role you will require:
- Knowledge of research data management and the research data life-cycle, including the issues and challenges around management, curation and preservation of digital data, as they apply to different research disciplines
- Understanding of the Higher Education environment and the policies and requirements of research funders as they relate to research data
- Knowledge of DCC guidelines and other examples of good practice in data management within the Higher Education sector
- Knowledge of Open Science, how this agenda is evolving within the Higher Education environment, and what the implication for research data management are in this landscape


Why you should apply

This is a varied, challenging position to suit a professional information professional. The role pays between £34,635 - £41,864 depending on experience.
If you are interested in learning more: Please get in touch on 0207 378 5468 or on [email protected]


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