Position Available in the DataFirst Resource Centre
10 Aug 2010 - 11:45
DataFirst is a Research Data Centre and training facility at the university, and offers a unique research support service to academics and students at the university to assist their analysis of national survey and census data.
We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for appointment to a full/part-time two year post as a Technical Officer in the unit, to commence duties immediately or at the latest by 1 January 2011. More than one part-time appointment could be made. Our ideal candidate should have excellent statistical analysis skills as well as good communication skills.
The Technical Officer will work closely with DataFirst's Manager in ensuring that survey data resources are prepared for use by the UCT community and that Research Data Centre clients and the wider academic community are supported in their use of this data. The candidate will be required to respond to client data queries and work with the software tools used at the unit to manage the data resources.