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[InetBib] Vacancy: Open Science Librarian
- Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:07:39 +0000
- From: "Signoriello, Federica via InetBib" <inetbib@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [InetBib] Vacancy: Open Science Librarian
Vacancy Notice IUE/4/2018
Temporary agent post (3+2 years)- AST4 - Open Science Librarian
Deadline for applications: 3 September 2018
The EUI Library is seeking for a creative and collaborative individual to join
the new Library team 'Scholarly Communication and Open Science'. This team will
support the EUI's faculty, PhD researchers and post-doctoral fellows with their
needs related to scholarly communication, open access, copyright and
research-related information matters. Under the supervision of the Director of
the Library, the selected candidate will work according to the Library
strategy, the EUI Open Access Policy, aiming at defining and building a new
scholarly communication strategy and Open Science policy and supporting open
The successful candidate should - in line with the team's objectives - work as
an advocate for Open Access in the EUI environment and community.
Responsibilities will include work related to Cadmus (the EUI research
repository), and EUI ResData (the EUI data repository).
This is a full-time position. The working language is English.
Remuneration and benefits: the net monthly salary after taxes is approx. Euro
3,271. In addition to the salary, staff members may be entitled to various
allowances, in particular a household allowance, expatriation allowance (16% of
basic salary and household allowance), dependent child allowance and education
allowance. The EUI has its own social security and pension scheme. Under
certain circumstances, in particular where the selected candidate is obliged to
change his/her place of residence in order to take up employment, the EUI may
also reimburse various expenses incurred on recruitment, notably removal
The European University Institute (EUI)<https://www.eui.eu/> is a unique
international centre for doctorate and post-doctorate studies and research,
situated in the Tuscan hills overlooking Florence.
Since its establishment 40 years ago by the six founding members of the then
European Communities, the EUI has earned a reputation as a leading
international academic institution with a European focus. The four departments
- Economics, History and Civilization, Law, and Political and Social Sciences -
host scholars from more than 60 countries, studying for the Institution's
doctorate or the one-year master in law. Furthermore, the Robert Schuman Centre
for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) focuses on inter-disciplinary, comparative and
policy research on the major issues affecting European societies, while the Max
Weber Programme for Post-doctoral Studies prepares fellows for a career in
academia. The School of Transnational Governance, established in 2017, aims to
deliver teaching and high level training on the concepts, methods and
techniques of transnational governance.
The EUI's distinctly international environment offers unique academic training,
enriches the intellectual experience and provides exceptional opportunities for
academics across disciplines and borders. The departments and centres are
housed in 13 historic buildings scattered about the hillside which have
undergone extensive renovation in recent years. Heads of states, leading
politicians and professors are regular speakers at the EUI, as part of the
Institute's long-established programme of conferences, workshops and summer
Research at the Institute is supported by the EUI
Library<https://www.eui.eu/Research/Library/> and by a team of about 20
experienced librarians and information specialists.
More than forty years of investment in collections, services and
infrastructure, have resulted in an internationally recognised social science
research library, valued for its multi-national character and the high quality
of its collections with a special emphasis on Europe. Most of the Library's
print holdings are on open shelving. In addition, the Library provides its
users access to an extensive collection of databases, full text e-journals,
e-books and e-working papers. The Library has the status of European
Documentation Centre (EDC), an official depository of EU publications and
The EUI subscribes to the principle of Open Access. Library staff strives to
work with the academic community to increase the content, coverage and
visibility of the EUI research repository, Cadmus.
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