Thursday, March 28, 2013

Director of Research Data Management

The Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Research Data Management.  The VCU Libraries seek a dynamic, energetic and knowledgeable individual to lead the Libraries’ research data management initiative to support researchers across VCU. The Director will develop services that support the management of research data over its life cycle from identifying and supporting tools for investigators to developing protocols for data mining, curation and preservation. The successful candidate will join a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. An ALA-accredited graduate degree or an accredited graduate degree in an appropriate discipline and three years of relevant work related experience are required. Demonstrated knowledge of: information-seeking and use behaviors; structure of knowledge, primary research tools, publishers and vendors; and the research and teaching approaches in one or more broad health or life sciences disciplinary areas are preferred. Salary: Minimum of $60,000 annually. Review of applications begins April 22, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred qualifications, application procedures and other information are available in the complete position description at and at

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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