Contract: Fixed term contract
Salary: From £22,500 per annum
Salary: from £22,500 per annum when working full time (35 hours a week)
Contract: fixed-term for C.24 months
About the role
If you have a keen interest in media or data journalism, then joining the UK Data Service in Jisc could be the perfect opportunity for you!
As part of the UK Data Service team, you will play a significant part in helping provide a range of social and economic data for research and policy development.
Your role will include:
This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real contribution to data services which are well used within academia and the broader research and policy environment.
We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job if they think they can’t tick every box, but we realise the ‘perfect candidate’ doesn’t exist. So, if you are excited about working for us, and think you can do most of what we are looking for, go ahead and apply. You could be exactly what we need!
We’re ideally looking for someone with:
Jisc is helping to ensure the UK remains at the forefront of innovation within UK education and research – by mobilising the very best people and technologies in the application of digital thinking, digital content and connectivity.
It’s our vision to enable the UK to become the most digitally-advanced education and research nation in the world. It’s a bold statement, but one that we’re determined to fulfil.
We want Jisc to be a great place to work. A place where people make a difference to our members, feel valued and have fun – how we work is a vital part of that. Our values are our guiding principles. They define how we work and help us to do what we do so well. Our values are:
Why work at Jisc?
This role will be based in Manchester.
Jisc is a geographically-distributed organisation and travel across the UK may be required at times.
At Jisc we celebrate diversity and know that it’s critical for our success. We are continuing to drive an inclusive culture, so if you are great at what you do and embrace our values, we want to hear from you.
We have an agile and proactive recruitment process and review CV’s as we receive them. We don’t use closing dates – we interview as soon as we receive suitable applications, so please apply as soon as possible to avoiding missing out on this role.
No agencies please.