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Vacancy at DPC: Project Officer

Project Officer (TIMBUS)
Location: Glasgow / London / York
Contract Type: Full Time / 12 months fixed term
Closing Date: 18th November 2013
Salary: Grade 7 (32,267-39,649)

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) seeks to employ or second a Project Officer to help deliver its commitments to the TIMBUS (Timeless Business Processes) Project, an initiative co-funded by the European Commission.  Applications should be submitted by email not later than 1200 on Monday 18th November 2013. Shortlisted candidates should be ready to present themselves for interview on Thursday 28th November 2013. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a high-profile and wide-ranging role. The post has been created to deliver the Coalition’s dissemination, communication and training activities as part of the TIMBUS project.  Recruitment will be to the DPC offices in Glasgow, York or London and is available immediately for 12 months full time.

You will work internationally with the world’s leading authorities in digital preservation, helping to communicate first-class research, connecting leaders and professionals from different sectors and disciplines, and helping to influence public policy.  You will have the opportunity to develop an exceptional international portfolio of professional contacts and you will gain experience in the operation of EC-funded research ahead of the commencement of the Horizon 2020 programme, which will see €80bn in project investments. You will have strong communication skills with experience of new media, with enough knowledge of digital preservation – or with a proven capacity to learn quickly – in order that you can support and engage others with the outcomes of cutting edge research.