Computing Officer - AD2019SB

University of St Andrews

School of International Relations/School of Economics and Finance

Start: As soon as possible

The University seeks to appoint a Computing Officer to work with staff within the Schools of Economics & Finance and the School of International Relations to provide support for teaching and research.

The purpose of the role is to provide guidance and provision for effective teaching and academic research support. Provide support for all teaching related systems, including School timetabling, learning management systems and School web sites.

Experience of academic research projects, handling large data sets and familiarity with such software packages such as: MatLab; Stata; Mathematica; LaTEX; Eviews; Datastream; ztree, ArcGIS, and Knitro would be desirable.

This is a varied role and whilst technical expertise is essential you will possess customer services skills and skills in communicating technical matters to non-technical colleagues. You should be skilled at and comfortable with communicating at all organisational levels.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. If you do not have permission to work in the UK, the University of St Andrews will not be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship from the UKVI for you to take up this post. All non EEA candidates must have valid immigration status and/or a UK visa valid in order to commence work at the University. Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website:

Applications are particularly welcome from women, who are under-represented in IT posts at the University. You can find out more about Equality & Diversity at

The University of St Andrews is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, which is further demonstrated through its working on the Gender and Race Equality Charters and being awarded the Athena SWAN award for women in science, HR Excellence in Research Award and the LGBT Charter;

Please quote ref: AD2019SB

Further Particulars: AD2019SB FPs.pdf

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