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Employment Opportunity: Data Curation Librarian University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico
College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences
Data Curation Librarian


The University of New Mexico College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences (UL&LS) seeks a Data Curation Librarian. This position reports to the Director of Research Data Services (RDS). This is a full-time, 12-month position with faculty rank and tenure status negotiable based on qualifications and experience. The desired start date is October 1, 2017. The annual salary is negotiable based on qualifications, with full benefits.

The Data Curation Librarian will provide coordinated, full-lifecycle research data curation support to researchers across all main-campus disciplines at UNM. These support services include assisting researchers in locating existing data for use in their research; identifying appropriate software, data storage and computation tools for their research activities; assisting in data management planning and plan development; and delivering data acquisition, processing, analysis, visualization, documentation, sharing, and preservation support services. The faculty member will provide primary support for locally hosted and supplemental support for externally hosted research data collaboration, analysis, and preservation infrastructure. They will also support the integration of research data products and associated metadata into local or domain repositories, both through repository provided web interfaces and automation workflows that leverage available application programming interfaces (APIs). The individual will also develop and provide training and instruction related to all of these support activities.

To apply: Applicants must apply online. Visit the UNMJobs website at Search for req1433.

Instructions: Please prepare the following documents: CV, Cover Letter addressing each Minimum and Preferred Qualification, and a list of three professional references including email and phone contact information. Questions may be directed to Leah Boetger, search coordinator, at

Deadline: The search will remain open until the position is filled. For best consideration, complete applications must be received through the UNMJobs website no later than July 28, 2017.

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.


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