Job offer in england Research Data Manager at Aston University

Location: Aston University Main Campus
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 per annum
Grade: Grade 08
Contract Type: Continuing
Basis: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Monday 11 February 2019
Interview Date: See advert

The Research Data Manager is a key role with in Research and Knowledge Exchange, providing data analysis, and in particular data preparation for REF, using PURE. The successful candidate will have a good working knowledge of the UK University Sector, in particular the areas of Research and Knowledge Exchange. They will have an excellent understanding of the use of data and systems within Universities, and also for benchmarking purposes. The successful candidate will be experienced data analyst, and will be capable of presenting reports in a user friendly format

The Research Data Manager will be the University’s expert in research systems.  Systems management, functionality and development are all important parts of this role, and the successful candidate will act as a liaison point with both suppliers and end users. There is an important service role to play through proactive engagement with the academic community and professional services (in particular RKE, Libraries and Finance), and the Research Data Manager will also have experience of developing and delivering training. 

This post is part of the Research Funding, REF and Impact Team, and reports to the Director of Research Strategy, Funding and Impact.

Interviews are due to take place week commencing 25 February 2019. This is a full time, 36.5 hours per week, permanent position. Job share arrangements may be considered. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Rebecca Stokes at Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. 

Aston University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a bronze award. We pride ourselves on our vibrant, friendly, supportive working environment and collaborative atmosphere.

Please visit our website for further information and to apply online. 

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy


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