Research Data Management Systems Librarian
Queen’s University Library is looking for a Research Data Management Systems Librarian to join our team and play a key role in building the infrastructure needed to support students and faculty at Queen's University with the management of research data, including big data generated by computationally intensive research programs. In developing this infrastructure we are partnering with Scholars Portal, a technology support service for Ontario’s 21 academic libraries with experience in managing large collections of scholarly resources and building infrastructure to support digital preservation and access at scale.
The Librarian will work at Queen's University and participate as a member of the Scholars Portal Data and GIS Services team to develop a local and provincial research data management infrastructure integrated into a larger developing network of data management services across Canada. To achieve this vision, the Librarian will collaborate with the Centre for Advanced Computing and other partners at Queen's University, coordinate with other academic libraries in Ontario and participate in the efforts of Portage, the Canadian Association of Research Libraries' initiative working to help local and regional infrastructure developers integrate at the national level.
The full position description can be found here or visit the Queen's University Library web site at
The successful candidate will possess the following
More about the position:
This Librarian position is a limited term Special Appointment and is available immediately.
Librarians are members of the Queen’s University Faculty Association and terms and conditions of work are governed by the collective agreement between the Association and the University. The collective agreement is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists
Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
As this is an externally funded position with an initial two-year term, special appointees may be reappointed subject to continuing funding from the external funding agencies, and subject to the provisions in Article 25 of the Queen’s University Faculty Association collective agreement.
How to apply:
Please submit your application before May 26, 2017.
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