Research Repository and Research Data Officer

Lincoln, United Kingdom
£23,334 per annum
Monday, 21 January 2019
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 6 February 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Research and Industrial Partnerships

Location: Lincoln 
Salary: From £23,334 per annum
This post is full time.
Closing Date: Wednesday 06 February 2019
Interview Date: Friday 22 February 2019

The University of Lincoln, ranked 22nd in the 2018 Guardian University Guide, is seeking to appoint a Research Repository and Research Data Officer for the Research Environment Team. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the institutional submission to REF2021 and beyond. You will be part of a team shaping the research culture and strategy of an institution which puts excellent research with impact at the core of its activities.

You will lead on the continued development of the University of Lincoln’s Open Access repository and research data services, ensuring compliance with Research Assessment Exercises and research funders, whilst advocating the wider benefits of open research. You will be expected to be the main point of contact at institutional level for development regarding both open research and the responsible use of metrics in research. 

While responsible for assessing and ensuring the quality of deposits in the institutional repository, the role will involve a high level of pro-active advocacy of Open Access and training of colleagues at all levels in the institution to drive deposits numbers and deposits quality up. 

You must use your initiative, work as part of a team, and have the ability to cope in a dynamic and challenging environment. A high level of confidentiality is also required.

Knowledge of Open Access rules regarding research funding bodies and research assessment is desirable.

This position does not fulfil the UK Visas & Immigration sponsorship criteria for Tier 2.

For an informal discussion regarding this position please contact Stan Stamford, Research Information and Systems Manager, via email