Research Data Librarian - Tisch Library

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DescriptionJob Duties:

  • Coordinate and provide Tisch research data curation and management services, including data management plans and electronic lab notebook consultations, with other libraries and units.
  • Develop and offer workshops in support of AS&E research data needs. Provide training and support to Tisch librarians around research data competencies.
  • Work with faculty and other campus partners to advocate for appropriate development of research data archiving infrastructure.
  • Develop best practices for collecting, preserving, and sharing research data.
  • Participate on library and university teams and committees as needed, including
  • representing library interests and concerns on campus research data teams and projects.
  • Act as liaison to one or more departments.



  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program in Library Science or Library & Information Science.
  • 2 years of professional experience as a librarian in an academic library.
  • 2 years of experience explaining complex topics to a variety of expert and non-expert audiences.
  • 2 years of experience working with faculty and researchers on data management plans.
  • 2 years of experience with common, major funder mandates for open data (e.g. NSF, NEH).
  • 1 year of experience on cross-organizational teams working on data services and data strategy.
  • Demonstrated educational or work experience* in the sciences, engineering, or in a lab.
  • Demonstrated knowledge* in common data technologies (e.g. OpenRefine, GIS, OSF, DMPTool, LabArchives) and data repositories (e.g. Dataverse, FigShare).
  • Demonstrated experience or knowledge equivalent to at least 6 months of professional experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer –minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Library
Organization: Tisch Library
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jul 9, 2019, 3:10:33 PM




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Posted: 7/16/2019
Application Due: 10/17/2019
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