Job Opportunity at the Digital Curation Centre (DCC)

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08 Feb 2021

Job Opportunity at the Digital Curation Centre (DCC)

Vacant position: 
Research Data Specialist
Organisational Member hosting the announcement: 
Digital Curation Centre (DCC)
Application deadline: 
Sunday, 21 February, 2021

The Digital Curation Centre is currently recruiting for a Research Data Specialist. This role is designed to allow people with a wide range of backgrounds, skills and pre-existing knowledge to engage in all of the DCC's areas of activity, all of which relate to one or more of open science, FAIR data, research data management and reuse, and the curation of digital materials in general. The activities include:

  • international projects such as FAIRsFAIR, EOSCPilot and FAIR4Health;
  • consultancy for research-performing organisations, policy-makers and others;
  • the development and delivery of training;
  • events such as IDCC, RDMF and the RDA Plenaries;
  • the delivery of services such as DMPonline.

The formal details, and the link for applications, are available from the University of Glasgow's recruitment system. The closing date is 21 February 2021. More information on the role can be found in this blog by Kevin Ashley, DCC Director. 

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