Research Assistant/Associate

University of Glasgow - College of Science & Engineering

Job Purpose

You will contribute to a project the Human Data Interaction EPSRC NetworkPlus (HDI), working with Prof. Matthew Chalmers and his co-investigators. The job requires expert knowledge in running interdisciplinary projects, most obviously those centred on data-centred systems. Just as the network will span public, private and third sectors, we welcome applications from any of these sectors. The successful candidate will be expected to help the investigators manage and direct the network, and the portfolio of ~45 subprojects that the network will fund. He/she will also assist the investigators in the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 6/7, £28,098 - £31,604 / £34,520 - £38,833 per annum pro rata.

This post is part-time (21 hours per week) and has funding until June 2021.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

Vacancy reference: 021742; Closing date: 16 July 2018.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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