Come work with us – Data Library Assistant post

Data Library Assistant

EDINA and Data Library, Information Services

£25,759- £29,837 per year
Full Time, Fixed Term: 36 months
Ref: 022330

The Data Library is working with others in Information Services to enhance and develop services to deliver the University’s Research Data Management programme. To this end the Data Library requires a member of the team to help us offer online and direct support for research data management planning and data curation, and to help raise awareness and provide training to staff and student researchers. office workersThe Data Library hosts Edinburgh DataShare, a research data repository for members of the University along with a data catalogue and a suite of research data support web pages within the University website. This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate to apply their research skills to a growing service area.

You will be a university graduate or have suitable relevant experience. You will be enthusiastic about new forms of scholarly communication such as open access publishing and open data, and working with open source software. You will be able to engage with peers in your discipline and help them to understand how good data management and sharing practices can improve their research and impact.

You will have research experience and data analysis skills as well as knowledge of publishing in an academic environment. You will have an understanding of university structures and norms.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and up to date computer/Internet literacy is essential.

There are many advantages to working at the University. Benefits include flexible working, an excellent pension, career prospects and generous holiday provision.

Further details (please enter vacancy code 024399)

Closing Date: 29 January 2014

Contact Person: Ingrid Earp
Contact Number: +44 (0)131 651 1240
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