|Salary:||£35,477 to £39,860 per annum|
|Placed On:||15th March 2023|
|Closes:||12th April 2023|
Location: South Kensington Campus
If you believe progressive, transparent and accountable research practices can transform the way research evidence is used in society, come join the Library Services Scholarly Communications Management team at Imperial College London as we foster a research culture that recognises and incentivises those practices.
As Senior Scholarly Communications Assistant, you will primarily contribute to the successful delivery of our research data management (RDM) service, working daily with academic staff and researchers. You will build engagement with the service and provide advice and guidance to the College’s research community across all our campuses, assisting the Research Data Manager. You will be helping researchers draw up data management plans and advocating good practice.
You will help equip researchers with an understanding of Open Research (OR) principles and the confidence to embed OR practices into their work, assisting the Open Research Manager: Academic Engagement.
Duties and responsibilities
You will help academic and research staff to manage their research, publication outputs and research data in accordance with open principles, including:
You will have experience of working in an academic environment, preferably within higher education. You will have excellent administrative skills, with experience of using Excel, and working with statistical data. A good team player, with excellent customer service and communication skills, you will be able to assist in developing and delivering training. You may have advocacy or outreach experience, and any knowledge of scholarly communications and Open Research, such as open access publishing, research data management, copyright and/or bibliometrics will be valued but not essential for application.
This is a full-time, open-ended post.
The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.
Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Wayne Peters – firstname.lastname@example.org
The College is currently trialling a Work Location Framework until early 2023. Hybrid working may be considered for this role and the role holder may be expected to work 60% or more of their time onsite, with 40% the minimum time spent onsite. The opportunity for hybrid working will be discussed at interview.
Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.
Closing date: 12/04/2023
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