Consultant FAIR research data: building on open science (0.8 FTE)

As a Consultant, you work proactively within the various networks and communities in the field of FAIR research data. Researchers are part of interdisciplinary communities where it is common practice to collect, analyze, share, find and store data together in a systematic way. Good data management, based on the FAIR principles, is indispensable here. As a Consultant FAIR research data, you implement services organized by the University Library: you inform, advise and train researchers, research groups, and faculties across disciplines in data management, during the various stages of research. You will also participate in projects to further expand or optimize services in the field of research data. A specific part of your duties is the role of community manager, a pivotal function for current and future data specialists within the UU. As a spider in the web, you ensure a continuous and varied program for and by researchers, data support staff, and students. Examples include organizing the introduction program for new UU employees in this area and data community meetings. You take the lead, keep your eyes open for new initiatives, ensure good organization, enthuse and connect people. You work closely with colleagues within other support services such as Information & Technology Services (ITS). The Consultant FAIR research data is part of Research Data Management (RDM) Support, a multidisciplinary network of data experts within the University and University Medical Center Utrecht, see also Research Data Management Support – Universiteit Utrecht.

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