Job Vacancies

KMi currently employs 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.

Research Assistant / Associate | Ref: 12679
Closing date: Monday 17 October 2016

Research Assistant / Associaste | Ref: 12680
Closing date: Monday 17 October 2016

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Research Assistant / Associate

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£28,982 - £37,768, Ref: 12679
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract for 12 months

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is looking for a bright and ambitious post-doctoral researcher to complement the Open University’s Data Science Group.

You will have a profound understanding of the practices of data modelling and sharing, as well as of their use (and the challenges they raise) in domains of general public interest – especially education, the arts and humanities, cultural and social issues.

By joining an already strong Data Science group (http://datascience.kmi.open.ac.uk) within KMi, you will be in charge of research around methods to support the sharing, publication and consumption of web data in a variety of scenarios, working in collaboration with researchers from the faculties of Arts and Social Sciences. Through the case studies generated with those researchers and relying on a variety of existing data publishing platform (including data.open.ac.uk and the MK Data Hub), you will contribute research on methods and technologies for data modelling, integration, curation and consumption.

To apply, please fill the form available at:

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Or use the short form below:

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Then email it to kmi-recruitment@open.ac.uk quoting the job reference number 12679.

Closing date: Monday 17 October 2016.

Job Vacancy | Download Information for Applicants Download Job Related Information for Ref: 12679

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 / Associaste

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£28,982 - £37,768, Ref: 12680
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract for 12 months

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is looking for a bright and ambitious post-doctoral researcher to complement the Open University’s Data Science Group, working at the interface between computer science and the social sciences on the non-technological implications of Data Science and Big Data.

You will have a profound understanding of the practices related to data management, data protection, privacy, ethics and data licencing, as applied both to large data-intensive processes (see e.g. MK:Smart) and to general public applications (including learning analytics – see e.g. AFEL).

By joining an already strong Data Science group (http://datascience.kmi.open.ac.uk) within KMi, you will be in charge of research, studying the social and ethical challenges raised by the democratisation of Data Science technologies and practices, as enabled in particular through the technological research in the group. You will work with computer scientists, researchers from Social Sciences and the Open University’s business school, to identify and study these challenges.

To apply, please fill the form available at:

Download Application for Employment Form | Word Download the Application for Employment Form

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

Or use the short form below:

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 12680.

Closing date: Monday 17 October 2016.

Job Vacancy | Download Information for Applicants Download Job Related Information for Ref: 12680

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.

Jobs

Research Assistant / Associate

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£28,982 - £37,768
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract for 12 months

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is looking for a bright and ambitious post-doctoral researcher to complement the Open University’s Data Science Group. You will have a profound understanding of...

Research Assistant / Associaste

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£28,982 - £37,768
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract for 12 months

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is looking for a bright and ambitious post-doctoral researcher to complement the Open University’s Data Science Group, working at the interface between computer...

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