Specialist (m/f/d) for Research Data Management, Quality Assurance, and Scientific Reporting

Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB), Potsdam

The Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy is a pioneer and a driver of bioeconomy research. We create the scientific foundation to transform agricultural, food, industrial and energy systems into a comprehensive bio-based circular economy. We develop and integrate techniques, processes and management strategies, effectively converging technologies to intelligently crosslink highly diverse bioeconomic production systems and to control them in a knowledge-based, adaptive and largely automated manner.

We conduct research in dialogue with society — knowledge-motivated and application-inspired.

As soon as possible we are looking for a

Specialist (m/f/d) for Research Data Management, Quality Assurance, and Scientific Reporting

Your responsibilities:

Research Data Management

  • Continued development and implementation of concepts for research data management at ATB
  • Supporting the implementation and administration of software solutions for research data management and electronic lab books
  • Preparation of information offers and data management plans, taking into account the guidelines of research funding agencies and relevant institutions
  • Advising researchers on research data management and how to work with subject repositories
  • Provide consultation for data protection-relevant aspects in research

Scientific Reporting

  • Further development of the reporting system at ATB
  • Integration of external research information systems and consolidation of internal databases

Quality Assurance

  • Support of the Executive Board in the further development of quality assurance at the ATB
  • Preparation, internal availability, and archiving of research reports
  • Further development of the provision of information at the ATB

Your qualification profile:

  • Master’s degree in an appropriate field, such as natural science, information/data management, or library science
  • Good knowledge of working with databases
  • Good written and spoken English and German; one of these languages at least at level C1, the other at least at level B2
  • Reliable handling of project management and office communication software
  • Excellent communication skills, flexibility and creativity, as well as intercultural competence
  • Goal-oriented and independent working, ability to work under pressure, and high sense of responsibility
  • Preferred additional experience in/knowledge of:
  • Agricultural Science
  • Own experience in scientific publication, including the publication of research data
  • Experience in project and data management in science administration
  • Administration of Linux server systems and Docker containers
  • Familiarity with open source tools for research data management, such as GitHub, GitLab, OpenProject, and RDMO
  • Software development experience
  • Good knowledge of working with sensitive data in the context of the GDPR

We offer:

  • An attractive, interdisciplinary working environment in an international and committed team
  • The opportunity to shape, advise and network with other RDM specialists of the Leibniz Association
  • A challenging and interesting job with access to national and international networks for your further career
  • Family-friendly working conditions that promote the compatibility of work and family life
  • Participation in the VBB company ticket or the Deutschlandticket (Germany ticket)
  • Company-owned electric bicycles for business trips
  • Our institute is located on the edge of a picturesque park-like landscape and is easy to reach by public transport or bicycle

The salary is based on your qualification and professional experience up to TV-L pay group 13. The position is open-ended and is suitable for full- or part-time employment.

For further information, please contact James Anderson (email janderson(at)atb-potsdam.de), and visit our website www.atb-potsdam.de.

Are you interested? Then send us your application with cover letter, CV (without picture) and (work) references by October 8, 2023 online via our application form for the job advertisement, code 2023-VR-3, at https://www.atb-potsdam.de/de/karriere/offene-stellen. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Job interviews are expected to take place on October 19, 2023.

Equality of opportunity is part of our personnel policy. Disabled applicants with adequate qualification will be preferentially considered.

By submitting an application, you agree that your job application documents will be stored for a period of six months, even in the case of an unsuccessful application. Further information on the processing, storage and protection of your personal data can be found at https://www.atb-potsdam.de/en/services/data-protection-declaration-for-the-application-process.