Trainer for Research Data Management & Digital Skills

Trainer for Research Data Management & Digital Skills

Published Deadline Location
12 Jul 15 Aug Delft
Join the Research Data Services at TU Delft & 4TU.ResearchData as trainer for Research Data Management & Digital skills

Job description

As a Trainer on Research Data Management & Digital skills your main task is to organise and provide training to PhD candidates and researchers at TU Delft, as well as to lead 4TU.ResearchData’s training engagement as part of its collaboration within ResearchData Netherlands (RDNL).

Within your role at TU Delft your main task will be organising and teaching the Research Data Management 101 course for PhD candidates. But, there are also opportunities to join other training initiatives such as software/data carpentry workshops, for example.

Your role within 4TU.ResearchData will consist of coordinating and/or delivering courses provided by RDNL (such as Essentials4DataSupport and GDPR4DataSupport), but also leading the work of the RDNL Training Working Group. You will also engage with data stewards from the 4TU.ResearchData partner institutions to exchange practice and collaborate on training.

Both TU Delft and 4TU.ResearchData have strong links to other organisations nationally and internationally, meaning that you will also have ample opportunities to engage in development and delivery of courses and training collaborations together  with other partners and to strengthen your own networks.

Your main tasks will be:

  • Organisation and delivery of training on research data management and digital skills at TU Delft (e.g. RDM 101, software/data carpentries, Personal Data in Research)
  • Development and implementation of new courses on research data management and digital skills at TU Delft
  • Organisation and/or delivery of training as part of Research Data Netherlands (RDNL) (e.g. Essential4DataSupport, GDPR4DataSupport)
  • Representing 4TU.ResearchData on matters pertaining to training in RDNL and leading the RDNL training Working Group
  • Engaging in collaboration and training delivery with 4TU.ResearchData partner institutions, as appropriate
  • Participating in the activities of the TU Delft Library Teachers and Trainers Network

Specifications

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Requirements

We are looking for enthusiastic candidates who:

  • Have experience organising, providing and developing training, face-to-face and online, to PhD candidates and Researchers
  • Have good project management skills and enjoy coordination, as well as collaboration
  • Have excellent communication skills to liaise with researchers, data stewards and other stakeholders on current and future training needs
  • Have knowledge on Research Data Management and Digital skills and enjoy following recent trends in these fields
  • Have an MSc degree or equivalent understanding of the research environment; PhD degree would be a plus
  • Have a good command of English, written and spoken (Dutch would be a plus)
  • Strive to create an open, safe and interactive learning environment within the training sessions
  • Are willing to advance and learn new skills to develop and provide training (e.g. educational skills, software management skills)
  • Optional: Are familiar with programming and software/data carpentry workshops

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 jaar.

  • Duration of contract is 1 year with prospect of permanent.
  • A job of 36-40 hours per week.
  • A salary based on scale 10 of the CAO for Dutch Universities with a minimum of € 2.960,- and a maximum of € 4.670,- gross per month based on a fulltime contract (38 hours), plus 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • An excellent pension scheme via the ABP.
  • The possibility to compile an individual employment package every year.
  • Discount with health insurers.
  • Flexible working week.
  • Every year, 232 leave hours (at 38 hours). You can also sell or buy additional leave hours via the individual choice budget.
  • Plenty of opportunities for education, training and courses.
  • Partially paid parental leave
  • Attention for working healthy and energetically with the vitality program.

Please note that this position is based in the Netherlands (working remotely from abroad is not possible).

Applicants should be willing to start the position the latest on the 1st of October 2022.

Employer

Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context. At TU Delft we embrace diversity and aim to be as inclusive as possible (see our Code of Conduct). Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale.

Challenge. Change. Impact! 

Department

University Corporate Office - TU Delft Library

TU Delft Library is the largest technical-scientific library in the Netherlands, a physical and virtual meeting place. The Library helps to find valuable knowledge needed for education and research, and to publish and store the knowledge generated at TU Delft. We believe it is important that knowledge is easily accessible and freely available to everyone. In this way, knowledge can flow freely and TU Delft's knowledge can become valuable to others. The Library is also a place where everyone can study in peace and quiet. This fits in with our inclusive organisation. The Library has chosen three strategic themes to guide its daily activities. 1) Open Science. We make an important contribution to TU Delft's broad strategic programme "Open Science - Research and Education in the Open Era". 2) Visibility and impact. With our expertise and tools in the field of research data management, research intelligence and publishing, we increase the findability, visibility and impact of TU Delft knowledge. 3) Inspiring learning and working environment. Through stimulating programming, we show how freely available and reliable knowledge makes life richer. This makes the Library a place where you can find new ideas and insights.  

https://www.tudelft.nl/en/library/

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact Paula Martinez Lavanchy at p.m.martinezlavanchy@tudelft.nl.

Specifications

  • Policy and staff
  • 36—40 hours per week
  • €2960—€4670 per month
  • University graduate
  • TUD02126

Employer

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD, Delft

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Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before August 15 2022 via the application button and upload your motivation and CV. Please note that your application must be in English.

EU citizenship or a European working permit is required to apply.

  • A pre-employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before August 15 2022 via the application button and upload your motivation and CV. Please note that your application must be in English.

EU citizenship or a European working permit is required to apply.

  • A pre-employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Make sure to apply no later than 15 Aug 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).