Research Data Specialist

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Created: November 18, 2014


The Florida Institute of Technology seeks a highly motivated and creative individual to join the Evans Library as Research Data Specialist. This is a full-time staff position reporting to the Data & Government Information Librarian.

The Research Data Specialist will join a team of librarians developing initiatives to assist faculty and students in managing the lifecycle of data resulting from research projects of all types, and develop a data services program to support use, curation and reuse of data by engaging with the research practices of faculty and students at appropriate points in the research process. He or she will have the aptitude to stay abreast of scientific research trends, data documentation tools, and standards important for data exchange, reuse, and interoperability.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Science or other data intensive discipline, excellent problem solving and analytical skills, ability to work well in a collaborative team-based environment and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Consideration of candidates will begin December 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Ideally, candidates should be prepared to begin on February 15, 2015.

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Published: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 21:39 UTC

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