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Current Vacancy @ZBW

At the Kiel or Hamburg location, a position is available as soon as possible to strengthen the team as

Software Architect and Engineer for innovative Research Data Infrastructures

Candidates are supposed to contribute to software development projects such as the BERD@NFDI Consortium of the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI).

There is the possibility to combine it with a PhD in computer science.

Please find further informations here.

Student Assistant (m/f/d) Wanted!

If you are interested in the field of Teaching & Education, have good communication and organizational skills, then you might be the new student assistant we are looking for!

BERD@NFDI is part of the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI) aims to build a powerful platform for the collection, processing, analysis and storage of business and economic data.

The starting date is as soon as possible and working hours are 20-40 per month.

For more information, please refer to the job advertisement:

Vacancy for teaching & education (PDF, 250KB)

We look forward to receiving your application!

CfP E-Science-Tage 2023

Best practices and case studies can be submitted on the motto “Empower Your Research – Preserve Your Data” and on the topics: data archiving, reproducability and reuse, data publications and open science, data formats and standards, data law, data protection and data security, qualityt assurance, generic and specific RDM tools and institutional solutions. More informations can be found here.

Important dates: Abstract (500 words) submission deadline: 31.10.2022

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Announcement: Open Science Day Reprohack

This ReproHack will take place in Mannheim on October 11th and is open for all researchers which are interested in reproducibility and wants to have some hands-on experience. Performed by Anna Krystalli as one of the co-founders of ReproHacks, Joel Nitta and Camille Landesvatter support the event with invited talks.

Aim is to bring researchers together to reproduce publicly available research papers with associated data. The results on reproducibility, transparency and reusability will be discussed and feedback to the authors will be prepared.

Independently of participation, your online available articles/preprints with open data/code can be submitted for ReproHack here (after login/registration).

Further information: Full program and registration

Workshop on Big Data Analyses and New Developments in Research Data Centres (RDC)

We are very happy to announce the call for papers of the joint workshop of IAB, ifo, and ZEW as well as the associated research data centres IAB-FDZ, EBDC (ifo), and ZEW-FDZ including BERD@NFDI at 24./25. November in Mannheim. The submission deadline of papers and extended abstracts in English and German is the 16th of September 2022.

We look forward to contributions from all areas of empirical economic research with a focus on big data analysis of unstructured data, measurement data and research data that are created by linking administrative and/or survey data using machine learning algorithms. More information can be found here.

BERD@NFDI Scholarship Recipients: Nino Petriashvili

Nini Petriashvili, comes from Georgia, Tbilisi and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Manheim. She is a junior researcher at MZES, The Mannheim Center for European Social Research, where she examines East-West migration,
as well as the economic consequences and attitudes towards migrants. Before coming to Mannheim, she completed a master’s degree in political science at the CEU, Central European University, in Budapest. In terms of content, she is interested in political communication and election studies, how politicians use social media to influence voters and what effects fake news has on discourse With the GESIS summer school course “Data Science Techniques for Survey Researchers” she was able to acquire skills to be able to carry out her research on the topics successfully. Being particularly interested in text analysis and tools for scraping and analyzing big data, the course offered her the opportunity to improve her understanding and develop her practical skills.

Nino Petriashvili
Nino Petriashvili



Studentische Hilfskräfte (m/w/d) gesucht

Die Universitätsbibliothek Mannheim sucht zum 1. November 2022 studentische Hilfskräfte für die Mitarbeit in einem DFG-Forschungsprojekt.

BERD@NFDI ist ein Konsortium zum Aufbau einer leistungsstarken Plattform für die Sammlung, Verarbeitung, Analyse und Aufbewahrung von Unternehmens- und Wirtschaftsdaten und Teil der Nationalen Forschungsdateninfrastruktur (NFDI). Sie interessieren sich für Projektmanagement oder für Fragestellungen rund um Teaching und Education und haben Lust, in einem innovativen DFG-Projekt mitzuarbeiten? Dann bewerben Sie sich bis zum 21. September 2022!

Weitere Informationen entnehmen Sie bitte den Stellenausschreibungen:

Stellenausschreibung Projektmanagement (PDF, 311 KB)

Stellenausschreibung Teaching & Education (PDF, 316 KB)

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