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Research Data Specialist

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University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

The DCC is looking for a Research Data Specialist to join our team and lead our Research Data Management Training programme. You will work on a range of projects in our portfolio, including Consultancy and EC-funded research projects.

The Opportunity:

The post offers an excellent opportunity to work with a renowned centre of expertise in Digital Curation, Research Data Management and Open Research. The post-holder will take a leading role in continuing the development and delivery of the DCC’s programme of skills development and training, building on a programme of activity that stretches through 16 years. They will also contribute to the DCC’s portfolio of research projects and consultancy. This role offers an excellent opportunity to develop international networks through the DCC’s collaborations with top-tier research institutions worldwide.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Proven sound knowledge and understanding of the digital curation and preservation community and its stakeholders.
  • Significant experience in provision of specialist technical training.
  • Experience gained performing or supporting research in a focused disciplinary area (e.g. biomedical research, engineering, etc.).
  • Developed organisational skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

We are open to applications from those who wish to work remotely from locations elsewhere in Europe and interviews will be conducted online. If invited for interview and planning to work from a UK base you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK.  Further information is available on our right to work webpages.

If you would like to discuss this post informally prior to application, contact our Director, Kevin Ashley, at director@dcc.ac.uk.

Interviews will be held week commencing 1st November.

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Employer: University of Edinburgh (@EdinburghUni)
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Posted Date: 07/10/2021
Expiry Date: 22/10/2021
Type: Full-Time
Categories: Librarian / Information Professional / Archivist
Ref: DN-JB-558
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