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Research Data Officer

University of Edinburgh, School of Informatics




£ 27,979.00


Application Deadline:

Jun 6, 2024

About the organisation

    The School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, is a world-leader in computer science and AI research and teaching, ranked in the top 30 universities in the world in THES and QS rankings by subject.

How to Apply

About the vacancy

    The post-holder will proactively support the collection, storage, maintenance, reporting, publishing and dissemination of research information within the School of Informatics and assist in the management of associated platforms and business processes. The post-holder will be responsible for implementing Open Access policy requirements in collaboration with the Research Data Manager and Director of Research and will contribute to the School’s preparations for REF.

Key Responsibilities

    Support Open Access publication within the School by engaging with staff and research students to promote awareness of systems and processes and facilitate compliance with the University’s Research Publications & Copyright Policy, REF, UKRI and other funders’ Open Access requirements. Produce related documentation and training materials. (35%)
    Provide Open Access reports to monitor compliance and identify areas of risk. (15%)
    Facilitate other data collection and reporting exercises (10%)
    Support staff with research data management queries (5%)
    Undertake ad hoc reporting in response to specific needs or projects (10%)
    Support the Research Data Manager with other areas of team responsibility (15%)
    Maintain an up-to-date understanding of the regulatory environment (5%)
    Other duties as appropriate (5%)

Key Competencies

    • HNC/D qualified.
    • A high level of numeracy and attention to detail.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Knowledge and experience of databases with the ability to interrogate, manipulate and report on data.
    • Analytical and structured approach to tasks.

Desired Qualifications

    No specific qualifications are required.
University of Edinburgh, School of Informatics

How to Apply

Applications will need to apply via the University vacancies website

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