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Data Science and Digital Skills Delivery Manager (Fixed term, Secondment)

The Researcher Academy

Location:  University Park
Salary:  £42,155 to £53,353
Closing Date:  Thursday 06 April 2023
Reference:  FAB088923


This vacancy is open to employees of the University of Nottingham only.

This exciting secondment opportunity is to lead a new programme of work to develop the Researcher Academy’s training and development provision in data science and digital skills.  This new provision will support researchers working across a breadth of disciplines and will rolled out in stages during the 2023/4 academic year. We are seeking a candidate with a high level of proficiency in a range of digital skills and/or data science with the ability to develop and lead high-level training in face to face and online settings.  They will need excellent project management skills and the ability to facilitate collaborative working across a range of key stakeholder groups including Faculties, Schools and Professional Services.  The role holder will need to consider the needs of a diverse researcher community and be responsible for helping to foster an inclusive and strong researcher community and culture.

The role sits within the Researcher Academy’s Researcher Training & Development team and reports to the Head of Researcher Development.

This position is offered on a fixed term contract for 1 year and 8 months. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours per week). 

Requests for secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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