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Open Position: COPIM Research Associate in Archiving and Preserving Open Access Books @ Loughborough University

Published onApr 19, 2021
Open Position: COPIM Research Associate in Archiving and Preserving Open Access Books @ Loughborough University

The Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs (COPIM) project are seeking a Research Associate in Archiving and Preserving Open Access Books.

1.0 FTE, fixed-term appointment for 12 months ending no later than 31 October 2022.

A full-time Research Associate (1.0 FTE) is required to contribute to the Research England and Arcadia Foundation funded COPIM project (Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs), which is composed of 10 main partners including Universities, libraries, publishers, and infrastructure providers. The post is for a full-term contract of 12 months at 1.0 FTE.

The Research Associate will lead Loughborough University contributions to the COPIM project and collaborate closely with project partners to in identifying the metadata and other information required by preservation services as well as repository platforms used by libraries and universities; manage the creation of a Toolkit to assist authors, publishers, and Librarians in archiving open access books; and build relationships with projects working in similar areas.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Gareth Cole, g.j.cole@lboro.ac.uk or Prof. Jenny Fry, j.fry@lboro.ac.uk.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 17 May 2021 and we expect to hold interviews in the week of 7 June 2021.

➡ 📄 Please find the full job specifications in the attached PDF. Applications are invited via Loughborough’s job portal.




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