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Research Data Librarian


Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £34,308 to £42,155
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 04 December 2022
Reference:  081422

The University of Surrey is a world-class research-led university committed to research excellence. Our research seeks to answer global challenges, drive innovation, and deliver real-world impact. At the Library, we are proud to provide expertise and resources to support researchers to achieve these goals and are looking for someone who, as part of the Open Research team within the library, has the enthusiasm to improve researchers’ experience with research data.

The post holder will manage a research data management service and help develop a digital preservation service for the University. As the professional lead in this area, they will ensure that the research data management and preservation service meets the needs of the academic community. They will lead on communication in this area and ensure that the information and support required by researchers is openly available to them. They will also provide individual support for researchers, providing advice on data management plans, the deposit of data outputs and long-term preservation of data. They will have responsibility for the research data element of the university’s publications and research data repository.

We are open to considerations of flexible working, and the team supports hybrid working, with the ability to work in the office and from home, in line with business needs. We are aware that some groups of people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single criterion. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly, we encourage you to get in touch or to just apply.

For an informal discussion, please contact Paul Johnson, Director of Library and Learning Services,

Interviews to be held on 16/12/2022

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For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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