Research Associate

Job Reference : HUM-06616
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 12/07/2015
Salary : £30,434 to £37,394 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities
Division : -
Hours Per week : 1 FTE
Contract Duration : asap until 31 July 2017

Applications are sought for a full-time Research Associate (Grade 6) to join the UK Data Service User Support and Training team with a particular focus on Big Data. The post would be based in CMIST, University of Manchester, and will involve close liaison with researchers in partner organisations and others working in the Big Data field (including the University of Essex, Big Data Centres and the Administrative Data Service). You will work with the project lead to develop and deliver a programme of training events and online training materials to meet the needs of researchers using Big Data.

This post is available immediately and is offered for 14 months (ending no later than 30th September 2017)

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as black and minority ethnic (BME) candidates are currently under-represented at this level in this area, we would particularly welcome applications from BME applicants. All appointments will be made on merit.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Vanessa Higgins, Senior Research Fellow


Tel: 0161 275 7766

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

Date of external posting:     Tuesday 9 June 2015

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Further particulars


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.