Grade 7: Salary £29,541 - £36,298 p.a.
The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) is the world's leading centre for research
into the role of the Internet in individual, collective and institutional
behaviour, seeking to understand the various social factors that are shaping
the Internet and their implications for our networked economy and society. We
are looking for an Internet Research and Collaboration officer to help
identify the most pertinent academic research at the University of Oxford and
universities across the UK to support projects and priorities of the newly
established Connected Digital Economy Catapult (CDEc). By supporting
collaboration between academia and business and industry, the collaboration
officer will help Oxford play a valuable role as a strategic partner to the
The CDEc is one of five Catapult Centres being established by the UK's
Technology Strategy Board to encourage new and sustainable ways for digital
media and content providers to generate value from their products, help to
find ways for whole business sectors to embrace digital services, and to help
business to take advantage of the opportunities arising from the way
information about our environment and physical objects is becoming available
in the digital domain.
This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with expertise in Internet
research, applications and infrastructures and experience of working in
industry to identify and build collaborations with leading businesses in the
digital, Internet, and creative industries and to promote and drive the
development of agreed inter-disciplinary research themes that can support the
vitality of the UK's developing digital economy. The successful candidate will
have commercial awareness of the drivers, constraints and working practices of
industry sectors and a demonstrable track record of partnering activities
linking academia, business and industry.
Based in the heart of Oxford, this full-time position is available from August
2013, for two years in the first instance.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. The application form and
further details, including a job description and selection criteria, are
available on the Oxford University's recruitment website.
The closing date for applications is 12:00 BST on Wednesday 5 June 2013 and
only applications received before then can be considered. Interviews for those
short-listed are currently planned to take place in the week commencing Monday
24 June 2013.
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