Job Vacancies

KMi currently employs 80 people, a mix of researchers, technologists, designers and administrative staff. We are in a phase of rapid expansion, and as a result job opportunities arise frequently.

This page lists our current and recent job vacancies.

Web Developer (Front-end and CMS) | Ref: 14047
Closing date: Wednesday 01 November 2017

Research Assistant / Associate | Ref: 13997
Closing date: Thursday 19 October 2017

Project Officer - Data Hub Development | Ref: 13998
Closing date: Thursday 19 October 2017

Research Assistant / Associate | Ref: 13943
Closed date: Thursday 12 October 2017

Alternatively click here to view a list of our recent past vacancies.


Web Developer (Front-end and CMS)

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£26,495 - £31,604, Ref: 14047
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 30 June 2018

Application closing date: Wednesday 01 November 2017.

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is a distinct research unit within the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at the Open University. KMI is looking for a Web Developer to join their team of developers and researchers that runs a large aggregator of research papers called CORE, and a set of projects promoting principles of Open Science.

CORE provides free access to the full-texts of 8 million+ Open Access research papers as well as a number of information services for researchers and organizations. These include service enabling text and data mining, recommender systems, content management services for libraries and repositories, and the provision of an API. We are also in the process of developing analytical services to support business intelligence for research.
For further information about this position, please use the link below to download the Job Related Information for Ref:14047

Contact

For more information about the position, please contact Dr Petr Knoth

To apply, please fill the application form below and also include a Covering Letter (a maximum of 2,500 words) and CV

Download Application for Employment Form (short version) | Word Download the Application for Employment Form (Short Version)

Download the Application for Employment (Accessible/Short Version) Download the Application for Employment (Accessible/Short Version)

Then email it to kmi-recruitment@open.ac.uk quoting the job reference number 14047.

Job Vacancy | Download Information for Applicants Download Job Related Information for Ref: 14047

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email kmi-recruitment@open.ac.uk

Further details on The Open University's employment conditions can be found at: http://www3.open.ac.uk/employment/benefits.asp


Research Assistant / Associate

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£29,799 - £38,833, Ref: 13997
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 31st December 2018

Application closing date: Thursday 19 October 2017.

The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is a distinct research unit within the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). KMi is looking for a Research Assistant or a Research Associate to work on an EU funded project – Hub4NGI.

The project will strengthen and coordinate the work done by ongoing and upcoming projects, focusing on Next Generation Internet Experimentation (NGI-E), with the goal to transform the current NGI-E setting into an increasingly dynamic, collaborative and participatory Innovation Ecosystem, capable of effectively supporting and coordinating activities across the whole NGI landscape and provide a collaborative platform.

You will be working as part of a team of dynamic researchers in the field of knowledge technologies, Semantic Web and Web services within KMi, and in the context of a European project consortium. There will be the opportunity to develop your research profile, to travel to give demos and presentations, and to write academic papers.

For further particulars about this position, please use the link below to download the Job Related Information for Ref:13997

Contact

For more information about the position, please contact Prof John Domingue

To apply, please fill the application form below and also include a Covering Letter (a maximum of 2,500 words) and CV

Download Application for Employment Form (short version) | Word Download the Application for Employment Form (Short Version)

Download the Application for Employment (Accessible/Short Version) Download the Application for Employment (Accessible/Short Version)

Then email it to kmi-recruitment@open.ac.uk quoting the job reference number 13997.

Job Vacancy | Download Information for Applicants Download Job Related Information for Ref: 13997

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email kmi-recruitment@open.ac.uk

Further details on The Open University's employment conditions can be found at: http://www3.open.ac.uk/employment/benefits.asp


Project Officer - Data Hub Development

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£32,548 - £38,833, Ref: 13998
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 30 June 2019

Application closing date: Thursday 19 October 2017.

The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is a distinct research unit within the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). KMi is looking for a Project Officer to support the maintenance and evolution of the MK Data Hub, a computational infrastructure for acquiring and managing city data originally developed in the context of the MK:Smart project, http://www.mksmart.org.

The position is supported by two projects funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF): ICT Escalator and CityLabs.

Under the supervision of key academics in the field, you will be responsible for supporting the continuous operation and development of the Data Hub Infrastructure, as well as its use in a variety of applications. You will be working with a team of leading researchers in KMi, and will be expected to contribute to the research landscape of the OU in areas including (but not limited to) Data Science, Internet of Things and Smart Cities.

For further particulars about this position, please use the link below to download the Job Related Information for Ref:13998

Contact

For more information about the position, please contact Prof Enrico Motta

To apply, please fill the application form below and also include a Covering Letter (a maximum of 2,500 words) and CV

Download Application for Employment Form (short version) | Word Download the Application for Employment Form (Short Version)

Download the Application for Employment (Accessible/Short Version) Download the Application for Employment (Accessible/Short Version)

Then email it to kmi-recruitment@open.ac.uk quoting the job reference number 13998.

Job Vacancy | Download Information for Applicants Download Job Related Information for Ref: 13998

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email kmi-recruitment@open.ac.uk

Further details on The Open University's employment conditions can be found at: http://www3.open.ac.uk/employment/benefits.asp


Research Assistant / Associate

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£29,799 - £38,833, Ref: 13943
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 31 December 2018

Application closed on: Thursday 12 October 2017.

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is looking for a Research Assistant or a Research Associate (depending on qualification), to work on an EU funded project – Up2U.

The project will be focusing on the context of secondary schools, often referred to as high schools, which provide secondary education between the ages of 11 and 19 depending on the country, after primary school and before higher education.

The learning context from the perspective of the students is the intersection of formal and informal spaces, a dynamic hybrid learning environment where synchronous activities meet in both virtual and real dimensions. For this, we propose to develop an innovative Up to University (Up2U) ecosystem – based on proven experiences in higher education and big research – that facilitates open, more effective and efficient co-design, co-creation, and use of digital content, tools and services adapted for personalized learning and teaching of high school students preparing for university.
For further particulars about this position, please use the link below to download the Job Related Information for Ref:13943.

Contact

For more information about the position, please contact Prof John Domingue

To apply, please fill the application form below and also include a Covering Letter (a maximum of 2,500 words) and CV

Download Application for Employment Form (short version) | Word Download the Application for Employment Form (Short Version)

Download the Application for Employment (Accessible/Short Version) Download the Application for Employment (Accessible/Short Version)

Then email it to kmi-recruitment@open.ac.uk quoting the job reference number 13943.

Job Vacancy | Download Information for Applicants Download Job Related Information for Ref: 13943

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email kmi-recruitment@open.ac.uk

Further details on The Open University's employment conditions can be found at: http://www3.open.ac.uk/employment/benefits.asp


Requests for hard-copy documents/forms, job related information, and application submissions can be directed to KMi Recruitment Coordinator at the Knowledge Media Institute, Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, UK, Tel. +44 (0)1908 654774, Fax +44 (0)1908 653169.

Please let us know if you need your copy of the job related information in large print, on computer disk, or on audio cassette tape. Hearing impaired persons may make enquiries on Milton Keynes +44 (0) 1908 654901 (Minicom answerphone). Equal Opportunity is University Policy.

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Research Assistant / Associate

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£29,799 - £38,833
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 31st December 2018

The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is a distinct research unit within the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). KMi is looking for a Research...

Project Officer - Data Hub Development

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£32,548 - £38,833
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 30 June 2019

The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is a distinct research unit within the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). KMi is looking for a Project Officer...

Web Developer (Front-end and CMS)

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£26,495 - £31,604
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 30 June 2018

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is a distinct research unit within the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at the Open University. KMI is looking for a Web...

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The Open University
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Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
United Kingdom

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Fax: +44 (0)1908 653169

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