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Research Data Informationist opportunity at Johns Hopkins Welch Medical Library

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    David Fearon

    The Welch Medical Library seeks to hire Research Data Informationist who will work with researchers and stakeholders to cultivate data literacy, support responsible data practices, and collaborate with other data support units at Hopkins to offer scalable and sustainable research data services, with a particular focus on services that support accessing and using clinical data for research. The Research Data Informationist will have knowledge of funder policies and mandates that affect acquiring, storing, and sharing research data. The successful candidate will work closely with other informationists at Welch to develop and deliver library instruction and services. The position reports to the Associate Director of Informationist Services.
    The Research Data Informationist will have advanced knowledge of the research data lifecycle and of the range of data services increasingly supported in research libraries, including data acquisition, curation, management, sharing, and stewardship. The Research Data Informationist should understand the ways that social and structural biases can be amplified in the ways that data is produced, encoded, and analyzed and be familiar with best practices and recommendations to mitigate the factors that propagate further mischaracterization and exploitation of marginalized peoples.
    For further details, see the posting at
    This position’s requisition number is 110784.

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