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Biodiversity Data Curator (OPS)

Company: Florida State University
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: September 8, 2020

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Job Title: Biodiversity Data Curator (OPS) Location: Tallahassee, FL Regular/Temporary: Temporary Full/Part Time: Job ID: 47727 Department Biological ScienceEqual Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdfResponsibilities Help advance the research community's understanding of horseshoe bats and relatives for the purpose of enabling research on the causative virus of COVID-19. We are recruiting three data curators for a short-term data-enhancement campaign for the world's ca. 100,000 museum specimens from this group of just over 200 bat species. Much of the time will be spent georeferencing (= geocoding) collection localities, but time will also be spent standardizing taxonomic names, collector names, linkages to additional resources, and other data.The duration of the appointment can range from 3 months full-time to 6 months half-time, and the appointment is expected to involve remote work in a space supplied by the curator on a personal computer and internet connection supplied by the curator.Qualifications We are looking for data curators with the following skills, experience, and knowledge. We'd love to hear from you if this list wholly or partly describes you and you are looking for a short-term job starting in September or October.- Familiarity with best practices for georeferencing specimen collection localities. We prefer familiarity gained through > 1 month experience georeferencing localities following the Georeferencing Best Practices Guide (Chapman and Wieczorek, 2020).- Familiarity with software for georeferencing specimen collection localities. We prefer familiarity gained through use of GEOLocate's Collaborative Georeferencing (CoGe) platform or similar implementations of GIS.- Familiarity with the physical and political geography of Asia, Africa, Europe, and/or Australia. We prefer familiarity with aspects of those region's geography relevant to bat habitats (e.g., cave systems).- Familiarity with taxonomic practice. We prefer familiarity with bat taxonomy. - Ability to carefully and efficiently georeference and curate data at a computer 40 hours per week for 3 months. We prefer ability to perform work 8 hours/day during the work-week. However, well qualified applicants seeking part-time work that extends as long as 20 hours per week for 6 months will be competitive.- Demonstrated ability to work well in a setting remote from a supervisor. We prefer familiarity with the use of Slack as a project communication tool.- Experience curating data that follows the Darwin Core and Darwin Core Extension standards.- Excellent organization and time management skills.- Strong attention to details and strong proofreading skills.- Ability to work well individually and with a team.Preferred Bachelor's degree in a related topic is preferred.Contact Info Austin Mastamast@bio.fsu.eduAnticipated Salary Range $23.00-$25.00/hour, commensurate on experience.Pay Plan This is an OPS/temporary Job.Soft Money Funded Position This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University.This is a soft money funded position and unlikely to be renewed after the initial appointment. The positions are funded through a grant from the National Science Foundation entitled "RAPID Grant: Rapid Creation of a Data Product for the World's Specimens of Horseshoe Bats and Relatives, a Known Reservoir for Coronaviruses." The award description is at https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=2033973.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.Applications should include a CV, including contact information for three references, and a short statement of interest that highlights the relationship between your past experience and our desired list of skills, experience, and knowledge.The deadline for applications is October 1, 2020.Affordable Care Act OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees that meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information, please visit the following website regarding the Affordable Care Act, http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=benefits/insurance/insurance_home&ops=1.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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