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TIMBUS Partners


Vacancy with the DPC: Project Officer

Project Officer
Salary: Grade 6 or Grade 7, points 25-39 (£26,527- £40,046)
Post type: Full time, 12months
Location: London, Glasgow or York
Closing Date: 21st May

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) seeks to employ or second a Project Officer to help deliver its commitments to a number of research projects, especially the TIMBUS (Timeless Business Processes) Project, an initiative co-funded by the European Commission; and a new research project on the preservation of social media. Applications should be submitted by email not later than 1200 on Wednesday 21st May Shortlisted candidates should be ready to present themselves for interview on Friday, 30th May 2014. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a high-profile and wide-ranging role. Recruitment will be to the DPC offices in London, Glasgow or York and is available immediately for 12 months full time.

You will work internationally with the world’s leading authorities in digital preservation, developing and communicating 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. You will be a motivated researcher with strong communication skills, have experience with new media, knowledge of digital preservation – or with a proven capacity to learn quickly. You will be able to engage others with the outcomes of cutting edge research.

For more details on how to apply see Job Particulars