Data Steward for research data management

Data Steward for research data management

Published Deadline Location
25 Jan 19 Feb Delft

Job description

TU Delft is a big advocate in open science and research data management. The Data Stewardship at TU Delft aims at addressing data management needs across the campus in a disciplinary manner by having a subject-specific Data Steward embedded at every faculty.

Data in architecture and the built environment is diverse and has unique characteristics when concerning publishing and sharing. The Data Steward will take the lead in engaging researchers, exploring, and promoting better data management practices in this special field.

Your main task is to advise researchers and the faculty on data management. You will:

  • Act as spokesperson for your faculty on data management, create awareness and explain to researchers the added value of good data management.
  • Lead the implementation and improvement of faculty’s data management policy, with understanding of faculty-specific needs.
  • Assist in planning the collection, management, and publication of data in research projects.
  • Explore and analyse trends in research data management specific to your faculty.
  • Engage and enable researchers at your faculty to adopt good data management practices.
  • Facilitate community activities within the scope of your faculty research data management.
  • Assess and further develop data management and stewardship strategy for your faculty.
  • Assess and report on the progress of faculty research data management.
  • Develop and facilitate disciplinary training events tailored to researchers’ needs and inspire researchers to participate data management training at both faculty and university level.
  • Advise on short- and long-term actions to advance research data management at the faculty and across the university.
  • Liaise with the data steward coordinator and other data stewards to streamline data management related workflows within TU Delft.
  • Liaise with the Digital Competence Centre (DCC) and data managers at faculty groups to facilitate FAIR data and software practices at the faculty.
  • Develop research data management educational materials for MSc students and facilitate the integration of research data management in MSc programs

More information about TU Delft data stewardship can be found here.
More information about TU Delft data stewards work can be found here.

 

Specifications

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Requirements

As a data Steward you:

  • Have experience and interest in and advocate open science and good data management
  • Have a PhD or equivalent research experience in a relevant subject area (desirable).
  • Have experience in managing research data (both qualitative and quantitative). Knowledge of software management would be a plus.
  • Have a broad understanding of how research operates and how data and software underpins reproducible research.
  • You are an excellent communicator, able to speak not only with different levels of scientific staff and students, but also with other support staff, and are sensitive to organisation-specific culture and practices.
  • You are a team player while being able to work independently.
  • You are solution oriented with pragmatic mindset.
  • You are fluent in English. Dutch is a plus. 

Conditions of employment

  • A contract for 1 year with prospect of permanent for 36-40 hours per week.
  • A salary based on scale 11 of the Collective Labor Agreement of the Dutch Universities with a minimum of € 3.974,- and a maximum of € 5.439,- gross per month based on a full-time contract, 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.

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 as one of our core values and we actively engage to be a university where you feel at home and can flourish. We value different perspectives and qualities. We believe this makes our work more innovative, the TU Delft community more vibrant and the world more just. Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale. That is why we invite you to apply. Your application will receive fair consideration.

Challenge. Change. Impact!

Department

Faculty Architecture & the Built Environment

The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment has a leading role in education and research worldwide. The driving force behind the faculty’s success is its robust research profile combined with the energy and creativity of its student body and academic community. It is buzzing with energy from early in the morning until late at night, with four thousand people studying, working, designing, conducting research and acquiring and disseminating knowledge. Our faculty has a strong focus on 'design-oriented research’, which has given it a top position in world rankings.

Staff and students are working to improve the built environment with the help of a broad set of disciplines, including architectural design, urban planning, building technology, social sciences, process management, and geo-information science. The faculty works closely with other faculties, universities, private parties, and the public sector, and has an extensive network in the Netherlands as well as internationally.

Click here to go to the website of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment.

Additional information

For more information about this vacancy, please contact Yan Wang, coordinator Data Stewards,
email: y.wang-16@tudelft.nl, tel: +31(0)6-18189198.

For information about the selection procedure, please contact Caro Coemans, HR advisor,
email: hr-bk@tudelft.nl.

This position will remain open until February 19, 2023 (local Dutch time: UTC time + 2 hrs). You must apply via the "Apply now" button. Applications via e-mail will not be processed.

Specifications

  • Policy and staff
  • €3974—€5439 per month
  • University graduate
  • TUD03415

Employer

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD, Delft

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We invite you to submit a complete application. The application should include:

  • A cover letter describing your motivation and qualifications for the position.
  • A detailed CV.
  • The name of two reference (letters not required at this stage).  

Please note:

  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • A pre-Employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Please do not contact us for unsolicited services.

Application procedure

Application procedure

We invite you to submit a complete application. The application should include:

  • A cover letter describing your motivation and qualifications for the position.
  • A detailed CV.
  • The name of two reference (letters not required at this stage).  

Please note:

  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • A pre-Employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Please do not contact us for unsolicited services.

Make sure to apply no later than 19 Feb 2023 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).