Research Data Manager for Core Facilities

Manchester, United Kingdom
£31,604 to £38,833 per annum
06 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 08/10/2018
Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : FBMH Research & Innovation
Hours Per week : Full-time
Contract Duration : 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2021

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health has created an exciting new position of Research Data Manager for Core Research Facilities. The Core Research Facilities represent a major investment by the Faculty in cutting edge forms of instrumental analysis with a wide range of facilities being available including the large-scale data producing Genomics Technologies, Electron Microscopy, Bioimaging and Biological Mass Spectrometry.

You will provide a key link between the data producing facilities, the researchers who use them and central data support services in the Library, Research IT and Information Governance.

You have experience of working with large-scale research datasets, an understanding of the key issues in research data management and familiarity with relevant data storage platforms and protocols. Essential requirements include the ability to communicate computing concepts to non-computational staff, a strong collaborative ethos and an ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams. You will have strong organisational skills with flexibility to apply them in dynamic environments.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr David Knight


Tel.: +44 (0)161 275 1394

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.