Research Analytics Specialist (0,8 FTE)

Research Analytics Specialist (0,8 FTE)

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4 Apr 28 Apr Eindhoven

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Job description

TU Eindhoven (TU/e) is an internationally collaborating technical university, specialized in Engineering Science & Technology. The TU/e campus is located in the center of the city and is an open and accessible community for technological education, scientific research and knowledge valorization. An attractive and lively hotspot in the Brainport Eindhoven region where students, researchers, entrepreneurs and high-tech companies meet and collaborate. Step into the world of tomorrow and participate in the development of new technologies and applications that offer solutions to major social issues. TU/e is the place 'Where innovation begins'.

An ambitious university requires committed support for its students and academic staff. Within the Library and Information Services (LIS) department, the library ( is responsible for a broad range of services in the provision of scientific information. The library is content provider of scientific literature and databases, provides services that register, disseminate and analyze the research output, provides education in information literacy, and it supports the transition to open scholarly communication and Open Science.

Within LIS we are looking for a Research Analytics Specialist.
In this challenging position you support the university with issues related to research quality and research performance. The analysis and management of bibliometric data forms the basis of the service. TU/e uses the SciVal product for this.

Together with colleagues, you support and advise the Executive Board and deans on the quantitative and qualitative analysis / interpretation of TU/e research results in relation to the international research landscape. You also support the recruitment of academic staff by analyzing the international research field.

In addition, you investigate (over time) the extent to which alternative databases and indicators can be used to obtain a more complete picture of TU/e research.

In this position you work closely with policy officers from the general affairs department, you support colleagues from LIS with relevant issues and you participate in a national network of colleagues.

Although there is already some knowledge and experience with research analytics at TU/e, it is up to you to further develop and disseminate this service and expertise. To do this, you proactively investigate where and how research analytics can contribute to TU/e and you support / instruct other users.

Other responsibilities: 
  • You will be the specialist in the field of research analytics and the use of tools to monitor research quality and performance (in particular SciVal).
  • You are responsible for data quality and management of the data sets so that good analyzes can be performed.
  • Analyzing and interpreting research performance and quality issues at TU/e in relation to the international research landscape (benchmarking with regard to peers).
  • Co-developing the research information chain (coherence with other systems).
  • Instructing / supporting other SciVal users.
  • Participation in national network and working groups (including SciVal User Group and Research Information Network Netherlands).
  • Developing one's own knowledge and services for the TU/e.


Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)


An academic working level and knowledge of and/or affinity with the research field. Command of the English and (preferably also) Dutch language, both spoken and written. The new colleague is proactive and can work well together. He/she has good communication skills and is able to provide support and advice at various levels and levels of the organization. He/she is analytical, likes to work with data related issues (also hands-on). Organizational sensitivity and integrity are also important.

Conditions of employment

An exciting position within an international yet personal university. You are right in the middle of the students, on a green campus within walking distance of the central station. Besides beautiful architecture, you will find varied workplaces and excellent sports facilities. We also offer you:
  • A monthly salary with a maximum of €5.090,- for full-time employment, depending on your knowledge and experience (scale 10 collective labour agreement for Dutch Universities).
  • In addition to vacation pay, a structural end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • A favorable arrangement for more holidays or a sabbatical.
  • A selection model for additional fringe benefits.
  • Working hours in consultation for an optimal work-life balance.
  • Scope for your talent with advancement prospects and excellent development opportunities such as mentoring, workshops and coaching.
  • Partially paid parental leave and reimbursement for commuting expenses, working from home and the internet.
  • A generous employer contribution to the favorable ABP pension plan.


  • IT; Education; Research, development, innovation
  • max. 30.4 hours per week
  • V81.7376


Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

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