Repository & Research Data Librarian

Paisley/Lanarkshire (GB)
Grade 5 £29,514 to £35,210 per annum
Nov 21, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 08, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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 have a first degree and a postgraduate library and information science qualification; or a first degree in library and information science, information management, or equivalent. You will have recent experience of using PURE (or other current research information system) in an academic environment. You will be a proactive, organised individual, with excellent interpersonal skills. You will have high level planning skills to organise and prioritise your workload to meet deadlines.

Further information, including full description of the job and person specification and details of how to apply, is available at

For Job Description and Person Specification click here.

Closing Date:         Sunday 8th December 2019

Interview date:       w/c Monday 16th December 2019

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

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

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