Data Curator

at ICPSR at the University of Michigan (view profile)
Location Ann Arbor, Michigan
Date Posted June 19, 2019
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
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Twitter Handle @icpsr


Job Summary

A unit of the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan, the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is an international membership organization, with over 700 institutions from around the world, providing access to empirical social science data for research and teaching. The atmosphere is collegial with a work environment that fosters communication and networking, incorporates a diverse staff with varying skills and experiences and offers family-friendly flexibility with work hours.

The core charge of a Research Technician is to gain a functional understanding of research studies using the data and documentation deposited to the archive and convey that understanding to secondary researchers through the creation of summary descriptions, metadata and other study documents.