|Placed On:||7th June 2023|
|Expires:||7th August 2023|
The University of Leeds has a long history of advanced, dedicated, research computing provision to our research communities. As part of a far reaching and ground-breaking Digital Transformation, the University is now seeking to take the next step in the evolution of research computing into the digital era. The Director of Digital Research will take the lead in defining the future strategy, operating model, service offering and roadmap to deliver a world class, rounded and tailored Digital Research service for the University.
One of the largest, most prestigious and diverse universities in the country, with more than 39,800 students and 9,500 staff, the University of Leeds is renowned globally for the quality of our education and research. As a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities the strength of our academic expertise combined with the breadth of disciplines we cover, provides a wealth of opportunities, and has a real cultural, economic, societal, and environmental impact. Now is a particularly exciting time to join the University with an approved investment of £27.7M in research computing over the next five years and an academic strategy ‘University Values, Global Change’ which sets a blueprint for a values-driven university.
The Director of Digital Research is a newly created, critical role offering the opportunity to deliver the efficient, modern, Digital Research service, which aims to enable vital research breakthroughs. The University is seeking a strategic scientific or research computing leader with the ability to engage researchers, enable value from research and to take a broader and more mature Digital Research service forward.
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