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We are looking for a Research Data Manager to complement our current team of Research Data Managers at the Utrecht University Library. The data manager will mainly be involved in various research projects on a temporary basis and/or will work on a more general level at our faculties.
Good data management practice, based on the FAIR principles (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) is essential for the use and reuse of research data. You will work on data management issues during every phase of the data cycle. You will play a crucial role in ensuring the quality of research data in all its forms, so that the data can be used and reused optimally. At a detailed level, you will work on complex data(processing) issues, and, if necessary, provide input to improve processes or systems. You will assist researchers in planning the collection, management and publication of data, both in new and ongoing projects. You will be co-responsible for creating your own assignments, and preferably you will work on two or three assignments simultaneously.
The data manager is part of the multidisciplinary Research Data Management Support team, a broad network of data experts within Utrecht University and Utrecht University Medical Centre. Together with colleagues you will work on the development of a joint portfolio of services.
Depending on the projects you are working on, you will:
Moreover, this position requires personal skills such as learning ability, customer orientation, analytical ability, result orientation, organizational sensitivity and networking skills.
We offer a temporary position (0.8 FTE) for the period of one year with the prospect of an extension for a permanent position, subject to a positive performance evaluation. A laptop and smartphone are included in the package. You will work in a dynamic environment in which personal and job related development is encouraged and facilitated. The gross salary - depending on previous qualifications and experience - ranges between €2,709 and €4,274 (scale 10 according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% per year. In addition, Utrecht University offers excellent secondary conditions, including an attractive retirement scheme, (partly paid) parental leave and flexible employment conditions (multiple choice model). More information about working at Utrecht University can be found here.
A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability. Utrecht University has strong ambitions in the field of open science. A major pillar in this respect is the best possible use and reuse of research data. We support the ambitions of the National Platform Open Science (NPOS).
The Utrecht University Library is a reliable partner for researchers, lecturers and students in the field of scientific information. We use our expertise to contribute to the continuous improvement of the scientific communication cycle and inspire bright minds to meet and exchange knowledge. We organize our services in close cooperation with other parties both within and outside Utrecht University, transcending disciplinary boundaries.
Domplein 29, 3512 JE, Utrecht
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