Research Data Management Service Coordinator

Posted to IASSIST on: 2013-08-16

Employer: University of Edinburgh

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The University of Edinburgh seeks to 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.

Archived on: 2013-09-13