Data Librarian -- University of Colorado Boulder

Post date: October 18, 2022

The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries seek a collaborative and strategic individual to serve as Data Librarian! This is a non-tenure track, faculty position that will be hired at the Teaching Assistant Professor rank and report to the Data and Scholarly Communication Services Section Lead. The Data Librarian will be a member of the Libraries’ Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship, which is part of the Administration Chapter. Please see the Libraries’ organizational chart.

The Data Librarian supports a range of services related to accessing, using, and managing quantitative and other types of scientific data. This position works with student, faculty, and staff users and producers of data, and helps to identify, develop, implement, and assess data services to meet the needs of the CU Boulder community. The Data Librarian provides outreach, consultation, and instruction in various modalities on topics such as finding and accessing particular types of data, using software and tools for working with data (e.g., Python, R, OpenRefine), preparing data for analysis, and managing and publishing data. The Data Librarian fosters relationships with departments, research institutes/centers, and laboratories in order to enhance support across campus, including for the creation of data management plans for grant proposals. In collaboration with CRDDS colleagues, the Data Librarian actively contributes to and promotes data curation services in the open access and open source CU Scholar institutional repository as well as in disciplinary data repositories. Additionally, an essential element of this position is participation in building an inclusive campus environment and the Data Librarian will participate in the Libraries’ Commitment to Diversity and Inclusive Excellence, contributing to cultivating inclusive Libraries and campus environments.

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