[Air-L] The OII is recruiting a Big Data Research Officer

David Sutcliffe david.sutcliffe at oii.ox.ac.uk
Mon Feb 20 01:58:34 PST 2012

Hi everyone,
The Oxford Internet Institute (University of Oxford) is recruiting a Big Data Research Officer (Grade 6: Salary £25,854 - £30,870 p.a.). Closing date: 12:00 GMT on Friday 16 March 2012.


Full advert:

Big Data Research Officer

Grade 6: Salary £25,854 - £30,870 p.a.

We are a leading international research Institute looking for a full-time Researcher to work in the generation and management of large datasets associated with projects focusing on social media, collective action and digital governance, funded by the ESRC, JISC and Google. The position will involve coordinating the storage of databases, writing scripts to collect and query data, perform analyses in collaboration with other researchers at the OII, and liaise with IT staff to manage the use of technical infrastructure.

Applicants should have a graduate or postgraduate qualification in computer science with an interest in the social aspect of online technologies. The successful candidate will feel comfortable working with a multidisciplinary team of researchers, and will be able to take a lead in project management, data collection and analysis, and the dissemination of results.

Based at our OII North office at 66 Banbury Road, this position is available immediately for 18 months in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal thereafter, funding permitting. It may be possible to hire at Postdoctoral Research Fellow level given the right candidate.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please go to: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=102210

Only applications received before 12:00 midday on the 16th March 2012 can be considered. Interviews for those short-listed are currently planned to take place in the week commencing 26th March 2012.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 GMT on Friday 16 March 2012.


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