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Job Opportunity: Institutional Archivist

The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Campus Libraries seeks a dynamic, collaborative individual for the position of Institutional Archivist to be part of a team to provide collection management, reference, instruction, and outreach services for the University of Minnesota Archives and within the broader efforts of the Department of Archives & Special Collections (ASC). The Institutional Archivist participates in processing planning and description of institutional records in support of user access, the mission of the University Libraries, and the University’s system-wide strategic plan to “advance a deeper understanding of institutional history.”  This position will work in partnership with faculty in the Department of History and the Heritage Studies and Public History program. Collaborations may include team-teaching, exhibit development, and mentoring graduate students and internships in public history and archival studies.


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Job Opportunity: U-Spatial Project Coordinator

U-Spatial is seeking a detail-oriented project coordinator to join their multi-faceted team.  This position will primarily work on projects to update Hazard Mitigation Plans. Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (MHMP) update efforts include conducting research to develop text and compiling reports that will clearly describe a county’s community profile, land use, disaster history, hazard analysis, and risk assessment. Secondary responsibilities include coordination of USpatial marketing, communication, and proposal support tasks.


Learn more and apply for the position (Job ID 338553).

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Job Opportunity: Data Visualization Intern

The University of Minnesota Health Sciences Library is seeking a Data Visualization Intern for January – April, 2021.  This is a remote position (no on-site work) and minimal prior experience working with data and Microsoft Excel is expected.  There is a salary of $25.00 per hour including laptop and funds for training. Expectation is 14 hours per week for 16-17 weeks.



The Intern will work with a mentor and expert staff of the Library to develop a background in data science and data visualization methods, take a deeper dive into how Microsoft Excel can be used to support visualization and practice applying these skills in the health sciences library setting.  This will include providing 1:1 support to faculty, staff and students and developing and teaching a workshop on data visualization with Excel.


Learn more and apply for this position (Job ID 338521).

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Job Opportunity: Senior Director of Research Support and Assurance, Unizin

This position combines three key and complementary set of skills: assurance and compliance, research support, and service support. Job responsibilities include:


  • Ensure that Unizin policies are clear, accessible, and upheld.
  • Standardize and streamline the administrative and technical processes that actualize cross-institutional research. In doing so, provide a clear, repeatable, secure path that can be quickly followed and traversed by any researcher.
  • Develop, manage and maintain positive, customer-centric relationships with Unizin members, faculty/researchers, instructors, staff, and communities.

Unizin is accepting applications until December 2, 2020. Learn more and apply for this position on Unizin‘s website.

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Job Opportunity: Faculty Opening in Data Science and Racial Equity

Washington University in St Louis

McKelvey School of Engineering


Washington University in St Louis’ Department of Computer Science & Engineering seeks an outstanding tenure-track faculty to begin on or after July 1, 2021. They seek talented and highly motivated individuals who will build transformative research programs related to race and/or ethnicity. They particularly welcome those whose work focuses on advancing data science for racial equity. In addition to addressing biases in artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms, they equally welcome applicants who are working on improving racial equity through other research in data and computer sciences. Candidates should show exceptional promise for research leadership and a strong commitment to high-quality teaching. They will be expected to publish their research in peer-reviewed conferences and journals, teach, and participate in department and university service. The usual teaching load is one course per semester.


This hiring is part of a university-wide race and ethnicity faculty cluster hire initiative that intends to add 12 new faculty working at the intersections of race, ethnicity, disparities, and justice across disciplines. Successful candidates will also be affiliated with the Division of Computational and Data Sciences – a transdisciplinary Ph.D.-granting program spanning the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, the Brown School of Social Work and Public Health.


Learn more and apply for this position. Applications received by December 15, 2020 will receive full consideration.

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New Job Opportunities at University of Minnesota

In the market for a new job? Check out these exciting opportunities.


Zooniverse Web Developer (Job ID 336449)
School of Physics and Astronomy


The Zooniverse team within University of Minnesota’s School of Physics & Astronomy is seeking a developer to build web applications for the platform. The successful candidate will be expected to lead the development of several crowdsourcing projects on the current Zooniverse platform with a focus on efforts related to astronomy, earth and space-sciences. Based in UMN’s School of Physics & Astronomy, you would be expected to collaborate closely with several research teams in astrophysics and heliophysics as well as off-site developers in Chicago and Oxford University, UK. You would also be expected to work with students to supervise any related projects. As the overall lead developer for UMN’s Zooniverse projects, you would be expected to have demonstrated experience developing single page web applications using Javascript, HTML and CSS, and using modern frameworks like React, Angular, etc. You would also be expected to contribute to overall Zooniverse service functions such as fulfilling customer service requests through a ticketing system, general codebase maintenance and documentation. The post is full-time for one year with the expectation for extension to a second year based on job performance and availability of funds. The salary offered will depend on qualifications and experience. A benefits package and a budget for travel will be provided.


Learn more and apply for the Zooniverse Web Developer Position



Academic Technologist 2 (Job ID 336409)
Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing


The Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing has an Academic Technologist 2 opening). It is an exciting mix of academic and business development content support and creation, and a great opportunity if you are interested in health and wellbeing. As a leader in health and wellbeing, the Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing constantly strives to provide students, professionals, and the community with transformational learning opportunities. We offer a wide variety of graduate and undergraduate courses that can complement degree programs, or improve academic knowledge about wellbeing. Our faculty are renowned in their fields, passionate about broadening their students’ world views and educating them to succeed in interprofessional, team-based work environments.


Learn more and apply for the Academic Technologist 2 position.