Research Data Services Librarian

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Created: December 11, 2014


The University of New Hampshire Library is seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and resourceful librarian to join our team.  We welcome candidates to apply for the position of Research Data Services Librarian, a new term position.  This librarian will play a significant strategic and operational role in expanding the library’s support for research data services to meet the growing needs of UNH faculty and students. Working closely with the Scholarly Communication Librarian, the library’s Data Services Working Group, the UNH Research Office, and other partners in creating a robust research data infrastructure at UNH, the incumbent will be integral in developing and building sustainable services to assist faculty, researchers, and students with the management of research data.

The position requires at minimum an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS, demonstrated understanding of the use and management of research data in an academic setting, demonstrated understanding of metadata standards for data sets, discipline-based ontologies, and conventions for citing data, and knowledge of the significant trends and issues in data management and research support.

Reporting to the Dean of the University Library through the department chair and residing in the Scholarly Communication Office, the position is a 12-month, 90%-time position with an initial three-year term. This Contract Librarian position is a benefits-eligible, non-tenure-track faculty position with a competitive compensation package.

The University of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.  The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Applications from minority members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

For a full job description and application process please visit Applications will be reviewed starting January 16, 2015 and will remain open until filled.


Published: Thursday, December 11, 2014 11:11 UTC

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