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Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position: Social Determinants of Health and Racial Disparities in Cancer
Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society, University of Notre Dame
The Health Equity Data Lab (HEDL) at the Lucy Family Institute for Data and Society (LFIDS) seeks highly motivated and enthusiastic candidates for a Resident Scholar Postdoctoral Fellow in the area of racial disparities and social determinants of health in cancer incidence and outcomes.

This exciting interdisciplinary project lies at the convergence of network science and bioinformatics, and is led and managed by two PIs who are experts in their respective fields: Prof. Meenal Datta in the College of Engineering (cancer biology) and Prof. Margaret Traeger in the Mendoza College of Business (network science).

This institute-supported project centers around collection and evaluation of social, health, and biological data to identify actionable paths forward to reduce cancer burden and improve survivorship in the nation’s most vulnerable communities.

Successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

PhD or equivalent in Network Science, Data Science, Bioinformatics, Sociology, Biology, or a similar field.
Experience in robust data science techniques (e.g., with R, Python)

Additional qualifications:
Candidates with expertise in social determinants of health and/or racial disparities in human health and disease will be viewed favorably.
Experience in machine learning and/or multi-modal data integration is desirable.

Women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions
Applicants should send a brief description of their research interests, a curriculum vitae, anticipated start dates, and the names of at least three references to
Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Johns Hopkins University
Two open positions to bridge data science and Materials Science. Focus is on building streaming infrastructure with automated data curation and processing. Applications include ceramics, metals, polymers, and/or catalysts. Valuable skills include some subset of: expertise in Python, Java, SQL, Apache Kafka, and/or Apache Flink; experience creating and deploying data infrastructure; physical science domain knowledge; experience and understanding of machine learning applications in science; and ability to synthesize complex scientific workflow. If you're passionate about advancing data and fueling AI/ML for science you'll find a fun group to fit in!
Data Steward for NFDI4Health
University and City Library, University of Cologne
As a member of the National Research Data Infrastructure for Personal Health Data (NFDI4Health,, the University and City Library of Cologne ( is looking for a Data Steward in full-time, E13, limited until 30.9.2025, to start as soon as possible.

The exciting scope of the role includes developing and delivering RDM training to graduate students and health researchers, advising on the FAIRification of research data and supporting implementation, as well as researching the needs of researchers, patients and citizens for NFDI4Health, co-developing standards and good practice, and networking with health communities.

Your profile:
- Completed studies (Master's degree or comparable) in Life sciences or social sciences with a focus on empirical social research
- Comprehensive knowledge of the collection, indexing and analysis of research data according to scientific principles in the life sciences
- Experience in the application of empirical social research methods
- Good German and English skills are important for this position

The full text of the advertisement is only available in German.
The link can be found below.
Senior Software Developer
We’re looking for the next member of the Software Development team. We build, operate and maintain metadata services that enable the global research community. We’re on a journey to build features to serve the evolving needs of our changing membership, and migrate our legacy technology. As a team, we have a deep understanding not only of technology, but also the needs of our diverse community.

You will specify, design and implement improvements, features and services. You will have a key voice in discussions about technical approaches and architecture. You will always keep an eye on software quality and ensure that the code you and your colleagues produce is maintainable, well tested, and of high quality.

Our new code is written primarily in Kotlin on the back-end and Typescript on the frontend. We have legacy code in Java. We don’t expect you to be familiar with our technologies yet, though it’s a bonus. This is primarily a back-end role.

You should have in-depth knowledge of at least one compiled, typed or functional language (e.g. Java, Clojure, Kotlin, Scala, C#, Go, Typescript etc) and a history of learning new languages and technologies on the job.
Systems Integration Specialist
Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN)
This is an opportunity to join the dynamic team at the Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN) to help build an maintain the network's Virtual Research Data Centre.

The Systems Integration Specialist will report to the Director, Information Technology (IT), within the Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN) with a dotted line reporting to the Campus Infrastructure Team, McMaster University.

The CRDCN, hosted at McMaster University, is a national platform for leading edge research and training in the quantitative social and population health sciences, creating social, economic, health and environmental benefits for Canadians. The Network is one of Canada's Major Science Initiatives and provides researchers across Canada with unique access to Statistics Canada survey and administrative data to conduct advanced statistical research and training.

The Systems Integration Specialist will assist with the preparation for, roll-out of, and monitoring of the Virtual Research Data Centre (vRDC) project, a new remote access, high performance computing network that will expand data access to researchers located across the country. This role involves end-to-end system administration, infrastructure management, and networking responsibilities. The full job posting lists a series of generic requirements for this type of role in the university, but the key elements for this post are as follows:

The incumbent should be familiar with a range of software and hardware components, including virtualization and security products. Knowledge, experience and recognized certifications with FortiGate and FortiSwitch appliances and CLI management, VMware NSX, VMware vSphere, EMC Networker with Dell Data Domain, and Thales HSM are important assets. Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a dynamic environment are essential for success in this role.

Health Sciences Data Steward
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Health Sciences Data Steward is a position in the Research Data Management Core (RDMC) unit that supports lifecycle research data management and sharing activities in areas of the UNC campus engaged in health sciences research. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Research Data Stewardship, this position develops and deploys resources, services, and training to sustain a unified, campus-wide ecosystem of research data management and sharing infrastructure that supports compliance with funding agency policies and to promote the goals of those policies.

The Health Sciences Data Steward has demonstrated expertise in research data management, sharing, and curation, with additional specialized knowledge and experience addressing the critical issues and challenges of managing and sharing health-related data. They possess knowledge of research methods and processes used in health sciences disciplines to assist researchers with the development and implementation of data management and sharing plans. They also have a keen understanding of trends in research practices, scientific publication, funding agency and institutional policies, and information technology requirements, and how these trends affect the research data management and sharing requirements and preferences of research communities in the health sciences.

Please see the full job posting at the link provided for complete description, education and experience requirements, and hiring range.
geoAI Senior Researcher and Project Lead
University of Salzburg
The researcher will join a multidisciplinary team of researchers and educators in the field of Geographic Information Science and Geoinformatics.
* Start of the position: ASAP
* Duration of contract: 2 years (extension possible and envisaged)
* Weekly working hours: 30-40 h
* Professional level:
* Preferred: postdoctoral (holding a PhD degree)
* Possible: predoctoral (holding an MSc degree) with exceptional qualification

Job profile:
* Collaboration in international research projects
* Acquisition of research funding (conceiving and writing grant proposals)
* Project lead and supervision
* Research in geospatial machine learning and artificial intelligence
* Analysis of user-generated data like geo-social media posts or physiological measurements, information fusion
* Semantic topic modelling using AI methods
* Sentiment Analysis (emotion and opinion mining in text data)
* Application contexts: disaster management, humanitarian aid, epidemiology, urban planning

Open Rank Faculty Positions in Information and Library Science (Social Informatics & Knowledge Infrastructure)
Indiana University
The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University (IU) in Bloomington, Indiana invites applications for two open rank tenure track / tenured professor positions to begin August 1, 2024 in the Department of Information and Library Science (ILS). Faculty research areas in ILS include social informatics, digital humanities, documentation, digital libraries, data curation, information retrieval, music informatics, text mining, computer-mediated communication, and more. We are particularly interested in hiring in the following two areas:
Social informatics - including social impacts of computing, social analysis of computing, studies of computer-mediated communication, information policy, computers and society, organizational informatics, and social media analysis. Knowledge infrastructure - including information architecture, open access, open science, information retrieval, and media preservation and archives.
U.S. News & World Report ranked the Bloomington Information and Library Science program ninth nationally in its most recent rankings. The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering is the first of its kind and among the largest in the country, with over 140 faculty and 2800 students. We seek candidates prepared to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education, especially those with experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Duties will include research, teaching, and service.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Information Science, or a related field expected before August 2024. For junior-level appointments, applicants should demonstrate potential for excellence in research and teaching. For senior-level appointments, applicants should have an established record of excellence in research and teaching.
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Questions may be sent to the Chair of the Search Committee, Susan Herring (herring@indiana.
PhD Student - 3 years - full time - Vienna
TU Wien
We are looking for a motivated PhD candidate to work on topics related to machine-actionable DMPs, FAIRness, Scientific Knowledge Graphs, etc. The position is offered by the Faculty of Informatics of TU Wien and is fully funded for 3 years. Please do not hesitate to contact me for further details.
Multiple positions at the DLR Institute of Data Science
German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of Data Science
As a part of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), at the Institute of Data Science the focus of the department "Data Management and Enrichment" is on the exploration and development of tools and systems alongside the data life cycle. The main areas of research are (1) the development of NLP methods for automated information extraction from documents, (2) the development of methods to simplify the automated exchange of heterogeneous data between different stake holders, (3) utilization of data outside of their initial acquisition context with the help of semantic metadata descriptions, and (4) development of methods and systems to efficiently manage, visualize, and explore large volumes of raster data, timeseries data, and point cloud data in different execution environments and by leveraging modern hardware.

We are currently offering several positions both for PhD-Candidates as well as Postdocs. Topics are generally centered around using Knowledge Graphs and other semantic artifacts to create solutions for the challenges of researchers within the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and beyond. There is a wide range of application domains coming from many different sections of DLR ranging from Life-Cycle/Impact-Assessment and wind energy to mobility and interoperability in B2B-communication.

Please get in contact with me if you're interested and I can provide further details on the opportunities.
Repository Manager
ACDH-CH @ Austrian Academy of Sciences
We are soon opening a position within our internationally networked team at ACDH-CH of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, pursuing research at the intersection between information and communication technology and humanities studies. You will contribute to the team’s core task of curating, managing, preserving and publishing research data, both on conceptual and practical level - by formulating workflows and best practices and by curating resources submitted for deposition in the institute’s repository ARCHE. This area of work is embedded within infrastructural initiatives on national and European level, such as CLARIAH-AT, CLARIN, DARIAH and EOSC. Collaboration and coordination with various national and international activities in accordance with Open Science and FAIR principles are an integral part of the position.
Multiple technical AI positions available at Digital Science
Digital Science
Digital Science (DS) is building up our AI Solutions Development team. Advancing ethical AI is a strategic focus for DS in 2024, and there are several great opportunities for those with technical skillsets.
Two positions for data specialists in the social sciences at Yale
Yale University
Two positions at the Data Intensive Social Science Center:
-Research Data Support Analyst / Senior Research Data Support Analyst (84155BR)
-Data and Program Manager (84156BR)
Search for these positions here:

Coordinator data-intensive research in healthcare
Erasmus University Rotterdam
At Erasmus School of Health Policy and Management we are looking for a coordinator data-intensive research looking that will help us realize our goals. You will get the opportunity to think with us on how to make better use of our current data. This is a new position within our school. Therefore, you can make a big impact with your insights.
Praedoc Vienna / Data Science / Laboratory for Cognitive Research in Art History
University of Vienna
 (applications via job portal, NOT via the email indicated below - this is just for questions about the job)

You will carry out data preparation, analyses, and visualizations in close cooperation with colleagues from the Laboratory for Cognitive Research in Art History.
You will write a doctoral thesis in cognitive research in art history, digital art history, or transdisciplinary museum studieYou will join the Vienna Doctoral School in Cognition, Behaviour, and Neuroscience (VDS CoBeNe,
You support Prof. Rosenberg in research and teaching.
You will teach independent courses in the BA Art History curriculum (one course per semester).

details on the website
Research data manager
Austrian Academy of Sciences
research data manager in the research unit DH Research&Infrastructure - 20-40 hours per week at the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage (ACDH-CH)
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