As part of our commitment to world-class research, the
College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota is developing a data
management service within its Research Services unit. The
Data Management Research Associate will work collaboratively with research
faculty, graduate students, and staff throughout the College of Liberal Arts
to assess current needs and practices in data management and
archiving. Partnering with specific research projects, the
employee will develop a model for grant-funded research Data Management Plans
and for research data management in the College. The employee will propose the
form and procedures of a new Data Management service for Research Support
This is a two-year appointment.
Candidates for this position must have a Ph.D. in a data-driven liberal arts
field. Must have experience as a researcher collecting, analyzing, and
managing research data. Must have experience communicating effectively with
faculty, graduate students, and other researchers, as well as other support
staff. Must be able to work collaboratively to address faculty and researcher
needs. Must have strong writing and speaking skills.
An ideal candidate will have a lower degree or minor area of concentration in
a different liberal arts field or interdisciplinary area; experience
supporting research in multiple fields; and experience with data archival
practices and procedures.
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