Research Support Librarian

Bristol, United Kingdom
£37,345 - £42,036
01 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Division/School Library Services
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £37,345 - £42,036
Closing date for applications 21-Apr-2019

We’re looking for someone to provide specialist lead support around Research Data Management. The focus of this role is to advocate the importance of actively managing and sharing research data and assist academic researchers with research data management. You’ll be expected to review and deliver an advocacy programme with elements of training, written guidance and face-to-face meetings with academics. Other key duties include assisting with Data Management Plans and helping researchers publish data via the University’s data repository. An understanding of RDM drivers such as funder requirements and academic publisher mandates is expected.

The role is part of the Library Research Support team which provides a range of services for researchers, including; RDM, Open Access, cultural collections, systematic reviews, etheses, researcher metrics and the management of sensitive research data. You will be expected to develop a working knowledge of each of these areas.

The post-holder will be expected to work very closely with the Research Information Analyst who has responsibility for the management of sensitive research data (often, though not exclusively, from medical and social science disciplines).

The Library Service is a trusted and valued part of the University community and plays a key role in the education and research endeavour at the University of Bristol.

The Library is responsible for libraries, study centres and a research store, and is the institutional champion for study space, open access and research data management services.

For more information please contact Stephen Gray ( or Debra Hiom (

The deadline for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 21st April 2019

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.

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