Researcher for the DASISH project

Posted to IASSIST on: 2012-02-23

Employer: GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

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The GESIS International Data Infrastructures team is hiring. We are looking for someone with interest in archive ingest and legal/ethical issues of data reuse to join us and work as part of the DASISH (Data Service Infrastructure for the Social Sciences and Humanities) project and in the GESIS Archive and Data Management Information and Training Centre.   Area of responsibility: Assistance in the work package for data archiving, including evaluation of data-repository systems and recommendations on policies Participation in the work package for legal and ethical issues, including assistance in the creation of virtual competence centre Assistance in the GESIS Training Centre, including design and implementation of workshops on data archiving issues (data entry, long-term preservation, data storage and data formats, metadata, ethics, etc.)  

Above-average university degree of a relevant discipline, preferably in social sciences or information sciences/computer science Very good knowledge in the field of empirical social research and data management Knowledge of documentation and archiving of research data is an advantage Knowledge of database and repository systems is an advantage Fluent in written and spoken English; Proficiency in German or other languages is an advantage.

Archived on: 2012-03-08