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Senior Research Associate (60%FTE)

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

£32,004 to £38,183 per annum, pro rata

Digital Library Futures: The Impact of E-Legal Deposit in the Academic Sector is an AHRC-funded project based in the school of Art, Media and American Studies at UEA, in collaboration with colleagues from the UCL Department of Information Studies. The project will involve working with the Bodleian Libraries, Cambridge University Library to investigate the impact of changes to electronic legal deposit legislation upon UK academic deposit libraries and their users.

The Senior Research Associate will work as part of a research team alongside Dr Paul Gooding (UEA) and Professor Melissa Terras (UCL), and will play an integral role in the project, undertaking fieldwork to gather and analyse data from the partner institutions, as well as contributing to project outputs such as conference papers, journal articles and a white paper. The role will also include enhancing the profile of the project through social media and the web, and developing strong relationships with a wide variety of key stakeholders in the legal deposit community.

This part-time (60% FTE) post is available from May 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter, for a fixed period of 24 months.

Closing date: 12 noon on 19 April 2017.

The University is a Bronze Athena Swan Award holder, currently working towards Silver.

REF: RA1392

School of Art, Media and American Studies

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

£32,004 to £38,183 per annum, pro rata

Digital Library Futures: The Impact of E-Legal Deposit in the Academic Sector is an AHRC-funded project based in the school of Art, Media and American Studies at UEA, in collaboration with colleagues from the UCL Department of Information Studies. The project will involve working with the Bodleian Libraries, Cambridge University Library to investigate the impact of changes to electronic legal deposit legislation upon UK academic deposit libraries and their users.

The Senior Research Associate will work as part of a research team alongside Dr Paul Gooding (UEA) and Professor Melissa Terras (UCL), and will play an integral role in the project, undertaking fieldwork to gather and analyse data from the partner institutions, as well as contributing to project outputs such as conference papers, journal articles and a white paper. The role will also include enhancing the profile of the project through social media and the web, and developing strong relationships with a wide variety of key stakeholders in the legal deposit community.

This part-time (60% FTE) post is available from May 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter, for a fixed period of 24 months.

Closing date: 12 noon on 19 April 2017.

The University is a Bronze Athena Swan Award holder, currently working towards Silver.

Next Steps

Further particulars and an application form can be obtained from the links below or by calling 01603 593493.

Please note that an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form must be completed and returned with ALL applications, whether submitted by post or email. If submitted by email, the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form must be sent as a separate document/attachment to the Application Form.

The Equal Opportunities Form will be detached from the received application before short-listing takes place and will not form any part of either the short-listing or decision making process.