New RDM post

Research Data Management Service Coordinator

The University of Edinburgh seeks toHelp Wanted - MS Clipart appoint a Research Data Management Service Coordinator to spearhead the development of a compelling user-shaped Research Data Management service for the University of Edinburgh academic community. The University is at the forefront of the evolving research data management domain, and this post will help build a sustainable service to ensure that researchers are able to store and manage their data in a seamless and secure fashion, enabling them to easily manage, manipulate, share and preserve their data either at Edinburgh or in a trusted repository elsewhere.

The key aspects of the role are Programme and Project Management skills, Requirements Gathering and Analysis, Communications, and Advocacy. This post is suitable for applicants who wish to work at the forefront of Research Data Management practice, and who are willing to take responsibility for the coordination of the Research Data Management Service of a prestigious research institution. Candidates will likely possess a Research, Library, or IT background, but will excel in a mixed environment.

This post is fixed term for 3 years.

For further information, please contact Stuart Lewis, Head of Research and Learning Services, Deputy Director of Library and University Collections, 0131 651 5205 (

Salary: £30,242 – £36,298 per annum

Closing date: 6th September at 5pm.

We anticipate that interviews will be held in the week commencing date 16th September 2013.

Further details:

[The University reserves the right to vary the candidate information or make no appointment at all. Neither in part, nor in whole does this information form part of any contract between the University and any individual.]

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