Research Software Engineer / Data Steward (1,0 fte)

Research Software Engineer / Data Steward (1,0 fte)

Published Deadline Location
5 Jun 19 Jun Tilburg
Do you want to help our researchers get the most out of their research data and available datasets? Do you want to be the first point of contact for researchers and faculty support staff for technological and procedural choices in the field of research? Do you want to make a difference by using your expertise to increase the quality and possibilities for research?

Then apply for this position!

Job description

Your position
As a research software engineer / data steward, you will support researchers from the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences with their research projects. You actively help them develop state-of-the-art software. This includes combining large datasets, creating analysis pipelines, creating web apps, and web scraping. You will work closely with the researchers and other support staff. You will work based on best practices in software development. This means that the code must be made reproducible and publicly accessible in line with the FAIR principles. In addition, you can work on issues related to High Performance Computing and AI.

Within the Research Support Team, you will provide a further quality boost to research within the School and unburden the researchers. You have two fellow Data Stewards within the team with whom you work closely. It is a close-knit and friendly team where customer focus is paramount. Moreover, you will be part of the university's research support network that is constantly working to apply the latest innovations in the field of digital research. There are various opportunities within the university and beyond to further develop your skills and immerse yourself in new developments.

Specifications

Tilburg University

Requirements

Your qualifications
For this position, we are looking for someone with:

  •     An academic working and thinking level with affinity with the research of the school
  •     Demonstrable knowledge of software development with a focus on data processing, preferably in an academic environment (e.g. through a research master's or a PhD)
  •     Good knowledge of R, Python, Matlab, and best practices around developing (research) software
  •     Good command of the English language (CEFR level C1) 
  •     Customer-oriented and pro-active attitude

Your talents

  •     You are curious: you are looking for new and better opportunities to carry out your work and to inspire researchers with new techniques
  •     You show personal leadership: you take responsibility for your work and career, and you have good self-knowledge.  
  •     You have team spirit: you feel part of a team and express this through collaboration, sharing knowledge and experiences, and contributing to an open and inclusive work environment. 

Conditions of employment

Our offer 
This is a position for 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week) of the full working time. 

The salary is a minimum of €3,226 and a maximum  of €5,090 gross per month for full-time employment, based on UFO profile Data Steward 3 and salary scale 10 of the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. Tilburg University uses a neutral remuneration system for grading that is based on relevant education and work experience.  

This is a vacancy for a structural position in accordance with Article 2.3(1) of the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. You will receive a temporary employment contract for a period of 12 months. If you prove your suitability and continue in the same position, you will receive an employment contract for an indefinite period after this period. 

You are entitled to a holiday allowance of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3% of the gross annual income. If you work 40 hours a week, you will receive 41 vacation days per year.

Tilburg University offers excellent terms of employment. Flexibility, professional and personal development and good fringe benefits are important to us. We make clear agreements about career paths and offer all kinds of facilities and arrangements to keep the work-life balance optimal. You can also follow numerous training courses, for example in the field of leadership skills, personal effectiveness and career development. 

Tilburg University values an open and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity and encourage the mutual integration of groups of staff and students. We focus on creating equal opportunities for all our staff and students and strive to be inclusive so that everyone feels at home in our university community.

Tilburg University has a lively campus in a beautiful green environment, which is easily accessible by public transport. We are committed to a sustainable society and challenge you to make an active contribution to this.

See working at Tilburg University for more information about our terms of employment. 

 

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Warandelaan 2, 5037 AB, Tilburg

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Application procedure

Information and application
More information about the vacancy can be obtained from Paul van Veen on 013-4664271 or p.vanveen@tilburguniversity.edu. 

We invite you to apply for this position before June 20th; this can only be done online. Address your motivation letter to Mr. Paul van Veen (Head of Research Support Team) and attach a CV (organization, contact person, telephone number and email address).

The letter selection will take place on 21 June; You will receive a message from us shortly after. The first selection interviews are scheduled for 25 June. The selection committee consists of: 

1.    Paul van Veen, Head Research Support Team TSB
2.    Dr. Thijs van Laarhoven, Assistant Professor
4.    Dr. Stefan Kirsch, Data Steward Research Support Team TSB

Ideally, you will start working for Tilburg University on September 1.

This vacancy has been published internally and externally at the same time. In case of equal suitability, our preference will be for an internal candidate. 

Application procedure

Application procedure

Information and application
More information about the vacancy can be obtained from Paul van Veen on 013-4664271 or p.vanveen@tilburguniversity.edu. 

We invite you to apply for this position before June 20th; this can only be done online. Address your motivation letter to Mr. Paul van Veen (Head of Research Support Team) and attach a CV (organization, contact person, telephone number and email address).

The letter selection will take place on 21 June; You will receive a message from us shortly after. The first selection interviews are scheduled for 25 June. The selection committee consists of: 

1.    Paul van Veen, Head Research Support Team TSB
2.    Dr. Thijs van Laarhoven, Assistant Professor
4.    Dr. Stefan Kirsch, Data Steward Research Support Team TSB

Ideally, you will start working for Tilburg University on September 1.

This vacancy has been published internally and externally at the same time. In case of equal suitability, our preference will be for an internal candidate. 

Make sure to apply no later than 19 Jun 2024 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).