Research Data Curator

Posted to IASSIST on: 2015-01-27

Employer: The University of Melbourne

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The Research Data Curator will be a highly flexible, collaborative and innovative individual, committed to providing the best possible service to our research community. The incumbent will undertake a range of operational and project-based activities that will advance the Library’s strategic objectives for expanded research data identification, management, curation and preservation support, tools and services.

  • Provision of guidance and support in identification and establishment of methods for the long-term management of research data throughout the research lifecycle, including issues of digital preservation and access, documentation, data repository management, intellectual property rights, and security of sensitive data.
  • Identify, implement, assess, and support the use of technologies that support both qualitative and quantitative data gathering, management, visualization, and analysis and assist in the implementation of software, policy, workflows and other change management required to maximise exposure, use and reuse of research data sets.


  • Completion of a good first degree in a relevant research based discipline, preferably with research experience.
  • Completion of a post graduate degree (or significant progress towards completion) in information management or information technology, with a strong combination of technical and information science knowledge.

Archived on: 2015-01-28