Central Library of Charles University

Job Offer: Process Analyst and Research Data Curator at Charles University

Become a part of our team at the Central Library of Charles University! In order to develop and support open science related activities and tools (in particular management and access to research data), we are currently looking for a colleague as Process Analyst and Research Data Curator at Charles University.

Job description

  • Developing, implementing and administering of software solution for an institutional data repository
  • Administrating an institutional data repository and digital objects stored and accessed therein
  • Technically administrating
    • implementation of data policy of Charles University (CU) in an institutional data repository as directed by the Data Policy Manager of CU
      implementation and operation of data management tools as directed by the Data Policy Manager of CU
  • Providing technical and methodological support to PhD students, researchers and faculty open access coordinators in the following areas:
    • creating data management plans using tools operated at Charles University
      management of research data
      description of research data
      storage and sharing of research data
  • Cooperating with the CU Data Policy Manager on process analyzes related to the creation and implementation of the CU data policy


  • Minimum Secondary technical education, university education in computer science or librarianship is an advantage
  • Advanced computer literacy:
    • advanced skills in MS Office tools (especially MS Excel) or their open source equivalents
    • advanced skills in any of the OS Linux distributions (Fedora, Ubuntu, RHEL, etc.)
    • basic knowledge of Python and Java programming languages is an advantage
    • basic knowledge of XML and XSLT languages
  • Analytical thinking
    Willingness to learn new things and to give technical trainings 

Nice to have

  • Basic knowledge in scholarly communication
  • Basic knowledge in open data / science
  • Basic knowledge in analytical techniques and statistical methods

We offer

  • Possibility of further education in areas related to research data (tools and their programming, formats and metadata, interoperability)
    • Participation in conferences and trainings related to the above
  • Interesting work in the rapidly evolving field of open research data
  • Possibility to work in a young team in an environment of an important educational and scientific institution

Workplace: Central Library, José Martího 2, Prague 6

The position could be filled immediately. Fixed-term contract until 30 June 2020, with the prospect of extension.

If interested, send your CV and cover letter to barbora.hlinkova@ruk.cuni.cz. Please include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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