Data Services Librarian for the Sciences

Cambridge, MA
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Salary: $70,800 - $122,800
Created: May 4, 2023


The Data Services Librarian for the Sciences will contribute substantively to the Division of Science and Engineering Services data services programs in the following three key areas: 

Outreach, Representation, and Instruction 

  • Collaborate with members of the Sciences and Engineering services team, and the Open Scholarship and Research Data Services (OSRDS) to design and deliver data services training to members of the Harvard sciences and engineering community and the Harvard Library community. 

  • Engage in outreach and support for researchers on topics of intellectual property, copyright, data management and dissemination, and scholarly communication. 

  • Participate in Harvard Library and university projects, working groups, and cross-organizational teams involved in issues pertaining to research data management and data curation. 

  • Represent Harvard through active participation in relevant national and international professional and scholarly organizations. 

  • Build and sustain relationships with Harvard Library and Harvard University partners across the research data lifecycle. 

Digital and Data-related Projects 

  • Provide consultations for, and management of data-related projects for sciences and engineering faculty, researchers and students, including projects involving digitization and long-term preservation of research data. 

  • Provide assistance and support for researchers, students, and librarians working to extract and transform biodiversity data from digitized collections and digital libraries such as the Biodiversity Heritage Library. 

The Data Services Librarian for the Sciences will also participate in other activities, as required, to support the mission and objectives of the Division of Sciences and Engineering Services.

Last updated: Saturday, May 6, 2023 23:46 UTC