Head of Research Data and Network Services

Posted to IASSIST on: 2011-08-02

Employer: University College London

Employer URL: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/


Duties and Responsibilities

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to lead a large, multi-year project that will create¬† a central, collaborative repository for all of UCL’s Research data.The post holder will then head a new group within the Research IT Services Department aimed at providing world class Research Data platform¬† and network services. In addition the post holder will create and manage a series of Research Data support services including Data management, Data Analysis, Data training, and data exploitation to aid UCL Researchers in their data needs and help facilitate collaborative and cross disciplinary data use and reuse.

Key RequirementsThe role holder will need to draw upon extensive experience and substantial knowledge of strategy, process, services and technology in the area of research data, data platforms and data services. The role holder will have had previous experience as a researcher or working with researchers in an IT context while being recognised within their current organisation and the wider academic, IT and research community for their expertise in the area of Research data. They will have the ability to develop and maintain their own knowledge at the forefront of current thinking in the field of Research data and demonstrate a strong knowledge, interaction and interface with the national and international Research data community. Based upon their own contribution, the role holder will have a demonstrable track record of shaping policy, strategy and practice across Research Data and Network Services. They will have a strong knowledge of IT services, IT Service management and IT service design.

Archived on: 2011-08-30