Research Assistant Vacancy - 'Data Bodies in the Library'

Applications are invited for the post of Research Assistant to support the ‘Data Bodies in the Library’ research project, exploring the relationships between library software, data, physical space, and library users http://www.de.ed.ac.uk/project/data-bodies-library The post-holder will be based at the Centre for Research in Digital Education at Moray House School of Education.

Working closely with colleagues from the School of Education and Information Services, the post-holder will undertake data analysis and data visualisation tasks, working with large anonymised datasets relating to research library use. We are therefore seeking applicants with a creative approach to data challenges, with excellent organisational and communication skills. Applicants should have an undergraduate degree (2:1 or above) in computer science or a related discipline, with experience in using R and/or Python for data analysis.

This a fixed term (10 months), part time (7 hours per week) post.

Salary: £27,285 - £31,604 per annum, pro rata.

Closing date: 5pm (GMT) on Monday 9th October 2017.

Details at: www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk  Vacancy reference: 041338

Contact: Dr Philippa Sheail Email: p.sheail@ed.ac.uk