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Research Data Manager, Library Services

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King's College London
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Applications are invited for the post of Research Data Manager to join the Research Support team in Library Services. This permanent role will lead the development of university's Research Data Management (RDM) support infrastructure. Under the direction of the Head of Research Support, the Research Data Manager will be responsible for delivering and further developing the research data management support service within Library Services.

The post-holder will develop and deliver a service covering all aspects of research data management including its organisation, description, preservation, and discoverability, as well as providing training, guidance and advocacy for research data management. They will form strong links with the research community across departments and professional services to investigate researchers' data needs and embed research data management into the working practices of the university.


The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, good knowledge of research data management and associated policies, and ideally awareness of digital preservation requirements and activities. They will have a proactive approach to work and be capable of working to tight deadlines.

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For an informal discussion about the role please contact either: Helen Cargill, Head of Research Support in Library Services, at; or if unavailable Kate Price, Associate Director, Collections & Research Support, at

The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 8th January 2017. Link to application form below.

Grade 6, £32,958 to £39,324 per annum
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