IT Services (University of St Andrews) is looking for a highly motivated
individual with a strong interest in e-Research to join the Research Computing
Team as Research Computing Advisor. The Team currently consists of two staff
and several volunteers. It forms part of the Service Delivery Group within IT
Services. Central to the role of this post are advising academic staff on how
they can use technology to achieve their research and teaching goals,
assisting in the preparation of applications for research funding, and helping
the Team with the delivery of services related to the electronic publication
of research outcomes and research data management.
You will be educated to degree-level in a relevant subject and will have
experience of using computers to assist research. Knowledge of sustainability
issues related to the creation of digital resources and an overview of
research data management issues are also essential.
You will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Problem
solving and analytical skills are crucial as the role requires the translation
of academic concepts and workflows into technical solutions. Although the role
is not mainly technical, web authoring and design skills and familiarity with
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) would be an advantage.
Informal queries can be directed to Birgit Plietzsch, Research Computing Team
Leader (email: [log in to unmask], phone: +44 (0) 1334 462315)
Closing Date: 1 March 2013
Salary: £30,424 - £36,298 per annum
Start: As soon as possible
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