Do you want to join the Research Support team at Wageningen University & Research - Library? Are you willing to help our researchers find answers to the world’s challenges related to agriculture, healthy food and the living environment?
The team supports researchers with new ways of publishing, Open Access, Research Data Management, analyzing literature and measuring impact of their work. Furthermore, the team supports researchers, managers and staff departments with reports on research information and impact. We work closely with the Research Information team that is responsible for registering and validating research information in our Research Information System, Pure and with the Wageningen Data Competence Center. We are looking for a new colleague working on both Research Data Management and Research Impact.
You will be working on the following tasks:
- advise researchers on and help them with research data management;
- support the further roll out of the data management policy for Wageningen University & Research;
- carry out bibliometric analyses and literature searches for both evaluation purposes and research projects;
- provide expertise and guidance for sharing/dissemination of research outputs such as data and articles;
- utilizes appropriate research metrics, including citation analysis, bibliometrics, altimetric, and emerging tools to assist staff and management with articulating research impact in both scientific and societal context;
- provide training, demo’s and presentations for small and large groups of researchers and/or students about Research Data Management, Scientific Publishing and Research Impact.
To be successful in this role we expect you to have the following qualifications:
- an academic degree and working skills;
- have done scientific research through which you've gained relevant working experience (3-5 years), preferably in the life sciences;
- a customer-oriented, enterprising and communicatively strong discussion partner in both Dutch and English;
- quantitative analytical ability with knowledge of spreadsheets and databases;
- experience with bibliographic databases, scientific search engines and reference management;
- programming skills in R or Python are an advantage;
- affinity with the disciplines within WUR.
We offer a challenging position in a varied and dynamic working environment. The size of the contract is 0,8 FTE. Salary is market-based and commensurate with experience up to a maximum of € 4.438,00 for a full working week of 36 hours in accordance with the CAO Wageningen Research (scale 10).
In addition, we offer:
- 8% vacation allowance;
- a fixed year-end bonus of 3%;
- excellent training opportunities and secondary employment conditions;
- flexible working hours and holidays can, in consultation with colleagues, be determined in such a way that an optimal balance between work and private life is possible;
- an excellent pension scheme through ABP;
- 171 holiday hours, with the possibility to purchase additional and good leave arrangements;
- a flexible model to arrange part of your employment conditions yourself, such as a bicycle plan;
- access to the sports facilities on campus for a small fee;
- a two-year position to start.
We offer a versatile position with varied activities in a dynamic, pleasant, international, and open work environment.
For more information about this position, please contact Simone Kortekaas, Head Research & Education Support, at +31 (0)317-483013.
For more information about the application procedure, please contact Gert Kreeft, Manager HR, at +31 (0)317-481139.
You can apply until 8 September 2019. First interview will be on Monday 16 September.
"To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life". This is Wageningen University & Research’s (WUR) mission. Wageningen University & Research is a research institution that focuses on the domain ‘healthy food and living conditions’. We do not just develop top-quality expertise; we also help translate our knowledge into practice worldwide. That is why we do fundamental research all over the world. And finally, we also train professionals who, in the near and distant future, will discover breakthroughs in science and technology.
A staff of 6,500 and over 12,000 students from over 100 countries work everywhere around the world in the domain of healthy food and living environment for governments and the business community-at-large.