[CODATA-international] The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is recruiting a Secretary General to begin in April of 2017
t.biro at trust-itservices.com
Mon Dec 19 07:02:18 EST 2016
*Apologies for cross-posting*
*The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is recruiting a Secretary General to
begin in April of 2017*.
The ideal candidate is a suitably experienced leader with a demonstrated
ability to engage with the members, Council and senior stakeholders of
the RDA, and the ability to be a key driver of the RDA mission of
rapidly building the social and technical bridges that enable sharing of
data.The Secretary General reports to the co-chairs of the RDA Council.
The appointment to this position is intended to be for two years and
renewable. The employment vehicle for the Secretary General is a
contract between the Research Data Alliance Foundation and an
organisation willing to host the Secretary General.
The Secretary General can be based in any country and will be expected
to attend many international meetings, including all RDA Plenaries. At
present most of these meetings take place in North America and Europe.
The Secretary General is appointed by the RDA Council. Queries about
this role can be made to John Wood ( john.wood at acu.ac.uk ), co-Chair of
the RDA Council. Applications for this role should be sent to
*applications at rd-alliance.org*. The application should provide a
description of the candidate’s experience relevant to the role
(including a response to the key selection criteria referenced in the
official announcement), a CV, a note proposing the organisation that
would host the candidate, and a letter of support from the proposed host
and any particular requirements of the host. The closing date is
February 15, 2017.
/The role of the Secretary General is to support the RDA membership, and
its supporting structures to achieve the goal of the Research Data
Alliance - to accelerate international data-driven innovation and
discovery by facilitating research data sharing and exchange./
*Please view the official recruitment announcement for further details
on the Secretary General responsibilities, the selection and appointment
*Many thanks & kindest regards,
Trust-IT Services Ltd. Trust-IT Srl
Chase Green House via Nino Bixio, 25
42 Chase Side, Enfield 56125 Pisa - ITALY
Middlesex EN2 6NF - UK
email: t.biro at trust-itservices.com
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