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Humanist Archives: May 14, 2020, 8:09 a.m. Humanist 34.17 - data librarianship; ontologist

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 34, No. 17.
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    [1]    From: Thea Lindquist 
           Subject: JOB: Data Librarian, Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship, University of Colorado Boulder (114)

    [2]    From: LINCS Project 
           Subject: Ontology Systems Analyst, LINCS Project (extended deadline) (24)

        Date: 2020-05-14 00:49:41+00:00
        From: Thea Lindquist 
        Subject: JOB: Data Librarian, Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship, University of Colorado Boulder

Love data? Come and work with us as Data Librarian at the University of
Colorado Boulder:https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=25459.
The position is a part of a highly collaborative team in our
interdisciplinary center for data-intensive research. It is a faculty
instructor position open to MLS or PhD (or other terminal degree)
holders in any field. Apply by June 12 for full consideration.

Please share with your networks!



Thea Lindquist | Professor and Executive Director, Center for Research
Data and Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) | University of Colorado Boulder |
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-5657-1043

University of Colorado Boulder Libraries
Job Announcement
Data Librarian

The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) Libraries invites
applications from candidates for the position of Data Librarian, a
non-tenure track position in the Center for Research Data and Digital
Scholarship (CRDDS). As a part of a highly collaborative team in CRDDS,
the Data Librarian provides leadership and support for a range of
services related to accessing, using, manipulating, and managing
quantitative and other types of scientific data to meet the needs of our
community. This position provides outreach, consultation, and
instruction in various modalities on topics such as finding and
accessing particular types of data, preparing data for analysis, using
software for working with data, and managing data. They foster
relationships with departments, research institutes, and laboratories in
order to provide support across campus, including for the creation of
data management plans for grant proposals. The Data Librarian actively
contributes to and promotes data curation services in the open access
and open source CU Scholar (Samvera) institutional repository as well as
in disciplinary data repositories. They work closely with a variety of
partners in this work, including subject specialist librarians and
experts in fields across campus.

This is a renewable, non-tenure-track faculty position. Successful
candidates will be expected to engage in research and professional
service activities.



Please address each of these qualifications in your application materials:

  * Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an
    ALA-accredited library program or Ph.D. (or other terminal degree)
    in another field.
  * Experience and/or coursework involving use and analysis of
    quantitative or scientific data.
  * Demonstrated commitment to a user-centered approach to data services.
  * Ability to cultivate and advocate for an environment of diversity
    and inclusion.
  * Proven dedication to an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach
    to data services.
  * Familiarity with one or more applications for working with data.
  * Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills.
  * Demonstrated ability to carry out project-based work.


Desirable Qualifications:

Evidence of any of the following will strengthen candidacy:

  * Experience providing instruction, consultation, or outreach at the
    university level.
  * Demonstrated experience developing and/or implementing policies,
    procedures, or best practices for data acquisition, access,
    management, or curation.
  * Commitment to the value of open and sustainable access to research
    and scholarship.
  * Knowledge of key sources of quantitative or scientific data.

The CU Boulder Libraries encourages applications from women, racial and
ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. We are
most interested in finding the best person for the job, and that person
may be one who comes from a less traditional background. As you review
the qualifications, please think about how your qualifications are
transferable if (at first) they do not seem directly related. Share how
those skills translate in the cover letter. We encourage you to apply,
even if you don’t believe that every one of our preferred qualifications
described is met.


Appointment and Salary:

The successful individual will be appointed as full-time (12 month)
non-tenure stream faculty member. Depending on professional experience,
appointment will be at the instructor or senior instructor level. The
minimum starting salary is $66,000. Benefits include 22 working days of
vacation, ten paid holidays, sick leave, university group health care
plans, group life insurance, TIAA administered retirement/annuity, and
support for scholarly/professional activities.


George Karpoff
Libraries HR Specialist
University Libraries, Dean’s Office
University of Colorado at Boulder
Phone: 303.492.3990
Email: George.Karpoff@colorado.edu

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        Date: 2020-05-13 13:24:31+00:00
        From: LINCS Project 
        Subject: Ontology Systems Analyst, LINCS Project (extended deadline)

LINCS Ontology Systems Analyst application deadline extended to 19 May 2020.

Do you have a passion for data, knowledge organization, and culture? The
LINCS project (https://lincsproject.ca) is seeking an Ontology Systems 
Analyst whose interests span computer science and the humanities, and who 
is keen to make a difference in how cultural knowledge circulates online.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to make a substantial
contribution to a critical infrastructure project aiming for high impact
within and beyond the academy. Reporting to the LINCS technical
manager, the Ontology Systems Analyst will provide leadership in the
development, modification, validation, maintenance, and application of
ontologies that will form an important part of the LINCS infrastructure.
This job is a full-time research scientist position for the duration of
the 3-year grant, with the possibility of extension during the
operations period if funds permit. Recruitment and initial work will be
conducted remotely in keeping with the University’s COVID-19 research

Please find the full position details here

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