Research Officer

Posted to IASSIST on: 2013-07-18

Employer: Gesis – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

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In close collaboration with two other training officers you will develop and deliver training in Digital Preservation and Research Data Management. You will help promote the Archive and Data Management Training Center to the archiving and research communities through our website, social networking and blog.

Your responsibilities include designing teaching methods and resources to enhance our existing training program with innovative teaching methods and ways to support teaching. This includes online and interactive learning environments and media.

Additionally, you will contribute to the development, support, and maintenance of our website and take part in shaping our strategic plan for marketing and promoting the Training Center. Part of the job relates to producing reviews of existing policies and training material in Digital Preservation and Research Data Management. Opportunity is provided to develop specialization in aspects of Digital Preservation and Research Data Management.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in the social sciences, humanities or library and information science and preferably have some experience with teaching. Some awareness of Research Data Management or Digital Preservation in the social sciences is desirable. The person appointed to this position will have written and spoken proficiency in both English and German.

GESIS guarantees that guidelines regarding employment laws for the disabled and handicapped as well as laws and regulations governing part-time employment will be observed. GESIS is an equal opportunity employer and is certified by the European work & family audit.

In case of questions, please contact *Dr. Alexia Katsanidou

  • by phone: *+49(0) 221-47694-490
  • or by email.

Archived on: 2013-07-31