Data Services Librarian

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Created: February 3, 2020


Harvard Library is seeking a creative and self-motivated individual to help develop and coordinate research data services focused on the sciences and engineering. The Data Services Librarian for the Sciences (DSLS) will work with relevant stakeholders in developing guidelines and workflows of data management services to ensure good research practice, protection of intellectual property, proper storage and security of research data, compliance with relevant regulations, and appropriate access to research data. New outreach and programming developed by the DSLS will demonstrate an understanding of the research landscape, the role of campus partnerships, and the capabilities and limits of library support.
Reporting to the Head of Collection Development for the Division of Sciences and Engineering Servicesand working in close collaboration with the manager of Harvard Library’s Research Data Management Program (HL-RDM), the Data Services Librarian for the Sciences will provide data and digital curation support, services, and training to members of the Harvard sciences and engineering community. This role will also advance the mission and objectives of Cabot Library, the Division of Sciences and Engineering Services, and the HL-RDM by building and sustaining relationships with partners across the research data lifecycle, and participating in relevant library-wide and Harvard-wide committees, working groups, projects, and events.

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Published: Monday, February 3, 2020 19:44 UTC

Last updated: Monday, February 3, 2020 19:44 UTC