Repository & Research Data Librarian 

Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
£29,514 to £35,210 per annum
Friday, 15 March 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 31 March 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

University Library
Paisley & Lanarkshire
Repository & Research Data Librarian 
£29,514 to £35,210 per annum
Full-time: 35 Hours per week 

As part of the ongoing development of our Library Service the University is seeking to recruit a Librarian to deliver Library activities regarding the University’s research repository (PURE) and research data management. The successful individual will provide support at our Paisley Campus three days per week and our Lanarkshire Campus two days per week.

In this role you will liaise with academic staff, researchers, Library staff and professional services departments in the University in order to provide expert advice regarding PURE operational/technical matters, metadata standards, publisher copyright policies, REF open access compliance, and the use of the PURE REF 2021 module in support of the University’s REF submission.

You will hold a first degree plus a postgraduate qualification in library/information science (or a first degree in library and information science, information management, computing science or equivalent) and have recent experience of using PURE (or other current research information system) in an academic environment.

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

Closing Date:    Sunday 31st March 2019
Interview Date:  week commencing 15th April 2019

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. 

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.