Oregon State University Libraries invites applications for a newly-funded, full-time, 12-month, Assistant Professor/Data Management Specialist position.
OSU Libraries seeks a self-motivated individual to establish a robust research data management program at Oregon State University. Reporting to the Head of the Center for Digital Scholarship and Services, the Data Management Specialist plays a central role in developing services and data management plans in support of the OSU research enterprise. The position collaborates with faculty, graduate students, academic units and research center personnel to identify, manage, describe, preserve and make research data available to appropriate internal and external audiences. The Data Management Specialist assists faculty and graduate students with writing data management plans required by funding agencies such as the National Science Foundation. The position identifies and recommends appropriate methods for data storage and retrieval and instructs researchers in contributing to and using data repository systems including ScholarsArchive@OSU.
This is a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, and the specialist is a member of the University Libraries faculty.