Looking to advance open research through cross-institutional collaboration? The Data Curation Network is hiring an Assistant Director to help lead our growing community of data curators that empower researchers to publish high quality data in an ethical and FAIR way.

Since launching in 2016, the DCN has grown into a sustainable member-driven organization with more than 40 curators from 14 academic and non-profit institutions. In direct support of this growth and maturity, the DCN seeks a highly collaborative and self-motivated Assistant Director who will provide operational support and community coordination across our vibrant network. Reporting to the Director/PI, and in consultation with the DCN Governance and Advisory Boards, the Assistant Director will be responsible for coordinating shared curation services, fostering connections and community across member institutions, and helping to shape and grow the DCN in this new phase. Read the full job description and apply at

The posting will remain open until filled, but applications will be reviewed September 30, 2021.

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This is a full-time, 12-month, annual renewable, academic professional position. The University of Minnesota Libraries is the hiring institution for the position and offers a range of flexible work options, including fully remote (see 

Lisa Johnston (she/her)
University of Minnesota Libraries - Twin Cities
Lead, Data Management  | Co-Director, Digital Conservancy  | Director, Data Repository DRUM  | Principal Investigator, Data Curation Network

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