DescriptionBuilding on its world-renowned collection of scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature, the British Library is developing new ways to engage with scientists to facilitate and communicate cutting-edge research. This role provides a unique opportunity for an experienced biosciences researcher to work within an innovative, dynamic team to shape and deliver the Library's work in this domain. This is a key role in a dynamic team which values creativity and pro-active working. You will have the unique opportunity to develop your own ideas into tangible outputs that fit with the Library's strategy for supporting and promoting biomedical research in a digital age.
You will use your skills to undertake research projects, shape strategy and support evolution of the British Library's offerings to the biosciences community. In addition, you will manage and evolve an engagement programme of biosciences-related consultations, events and social media.
With post-doctoral research experience, you will bring an understanding of the current biosciences research landscape, including current practices, needs, issues and emerging trends. You will have an interest in the rapidly changing digital information and data environment and a passion for communicating biosciences research to a range of professional audiences and the wider public. Dynamic and confident, you will have the credibility and communication skills needed to work with multiple stakeholders across the biomedical and health research sector to identify opportunities and build relationships.
Location London, St Pancras
Position Type Permanent
Specialism Reference and Research
Salary Scale: £37,937 per annum
Hours: Full time - 36 hours per week
Closing date 7 April 2013.
Published: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 15:49 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:45 UTC