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Research Associate in Archiving and Preserving Open Access Books

Loughborough University - School of Design and Creative Arts

Location: Loughborough
Salary: £30,942 to £36,914 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 16th April 2021
Closes: 17th May 2021
Job Ref: REQ210226
 

Research Associate in Archiving and Preserving Open Access Books - Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs (COPIM) Project.

1.0 FTE, fixed-term appointment for 12 months ending no later than 31 October 2022.

A full-time Research Associate (1.0 FTE) is required to contribute to the Research England and Arcadia Foundation funded COPIM project (Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs), which is composed of 10 main partners including Universities, libraries, publishers, and infrastructure providers. The post is for a full-term contract of 12 months at 1.0 FTE.

The Research Associate will lead Loughborough University contributions to the COPIM project and collaborate closely with project partners to in identifying the metadata and other information required by preservation services as well as repository platforms used by libraries and universities; manage the creation of a Toolkit to assist authors, publishers, and Librarians in archiving open access books; and build relationships with projects working in similar areas.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Gareth Cole, g.j.cole@lboro.ac.uk or Prof. Jenny Fry, j.fry@lboro.ac.uk.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 17 May 2021 and we expect to hold interviews in the week of 7 June 2021.

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