Research Data Specialist

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Created: June 11, 2015


The Florida Institute of Technology Libraries are seeking a creative and highly motivated individual for the position of 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. The Data Specialist will also manage the Digital Scholarship Lab (open Jan. 2015). S/he 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. A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in data related processes is required.


Published: Thursday, June 11, 2015 16:39 UTC

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