PGR part-time job with iridium

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Postgraduate Researchers

Newcastle University | Newcastle upon Tyne | £13.67 per hour     

iridium is a collaboration between Research & Enterprise Services, the Digital Institute, Information Systems and Services, the Library and MEDEV, SMSED. It is funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) under the second phase of their Managing Research Data programme.

We are looking for 2 postgraduate students from the Faculty of Medical Sciences to join the support team for iridium, a project which aims to produce a complete holistic plan and infrastructure for research data management at Newcastle University.

What you get:
– A part-time job that will enhance your CV;
– Up to 6 hours work per week at a rate of £13.67 per hour (inclusive of £1.47 per hour accrual of holiday pay) until 31st March 2013;
– Access to a project office with IT facilities;
– The opportunity to play a real role in a real project – the support team will not be limited to routine or menial tasks;
– The opportunity to work with staff from across the University.

Closing Date: 19/03/2012

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Person Requirements: – Faculty of Medical Sciences postgraduates (or those with close interdisciplinary collaboration) who expect to be at the University until 2013;
– Availability to work for 2 hours per week during normal office hours at a time scheduled to suit you;
– People who are resourceful, enthusiastic and motivated;
– Excellent communication skills with a good standard of written English;
– IT literacy with proficiency in MS Office.

How to Apply: We need your CV and a covering letter that tells us why you want the job, why you think you’d be good at it and how you think that you fulfil the success factors given in the job description. Please discuss this application with your postgraduate studies supervisor to confirm that it will not negatively impact your degree.
To submit your application, please send it to Lindsay Wood at no later than 0900 on Monday 19 March 2012.


Medical School Research Staff – Fellowship opportunity

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Are you a member of research staff in the Faculty of Medical Sciences at Newcastle University? Would you describe yourself as an early stage researcher wanting to develop independence and your own research niche? If so – read on…..
Faculty Research Fellowship (2 posts)
Ref A515R (Faculty)
Faculty/Services Medical Sciences
Department Medical Sciences Faculty Office
Job Type Research
Hours of Work Full time
Salary: £27,183 – £43,622
Closing Date: 14 December 2009
Two Faculty Research Fellowships are available in the Faculty of Medical Sciences, for outstanding researchers with postdoctoral experience. The Fellowships are open to researchers currently working in the Faculty who do not hold an academic post or the offer of an academic post.

The Faculty of Medical Sciences aims to provide career progression opportunities for Research Associates to ensure that we encourage the best researchers into an independent academic research career. Applications are therefore encouraged from existing post-doctoral researchers who do not have externally funded fellowships.

The Faculty Research Fellowships, offered as part of the Career Pathways Scheme, will be awarded in competition and aim to allow early stage researchers to develop independence and their own research niche. The expectation is that during the two year period the Fellow will obtain preliminary data and make successful externally funded Fellowship applications.

Get more information and apply here