The UKRN (Open Research) Project Officer will support a programme of activity to advance research and innovation culture at Oxford. The post-holder will work in close coordination with the UKRN Institutional Lead for Oxford, the Research Practice team in Research Services, and with the UKRN.
We are looking for an organised and confident communicator who will provide support across a range of projects. You will be responsible for the coordination of UKRN activities at the University of Oxford, for collaboration with other project officers and UKRN institutional leads across other linked institutions. You will manage, organise, and support the delivery and evaluation of training and other events, design and prepare a range of communication material, as well as undertake other tasks required of a project officer.
You will be based in the Open Scholarship Support team in the Bodleian Libraries, and you will work closely with the new Research Practice team in Research Services as well as with units within Divisions, Departments/Faculties, the Researcher Hub, and IT Services.
This post is fixed term for 3 years, and is available at 60% FTE (22.5 hours per week), with some flexibility about how this is achieved. The team is currently working in a hybrid manner.
You will be required to upload a CV and a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one. CVs alone will not be considered.
Our staff and students come from all over the world, and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diverse groups and champions, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example shared parental leave.