Offer 225 out of 574 from 06/01/22, 12:55


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty VI - Institute of Sociology / Chair of Sociology of Architecture and Planning

Research Assistant - 0.75 working time - salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen

under the reserve that funds are granted

CRC 1265 "Re-Figuration of Spaces" currently has a vacancy for a research associate (75%) in the subproject "INF - Research Data Management." This infrastructure project aims at a sustainable mode of handling the wide range of digital or digitized research data collected in the various disciplines represented in the CRC.

Further information is available here:

Working field:

  • Develop unified standards for data storage and file nomenclature
  • (Further) develop an integrative metadata scheme
  • Communicate with the other subprojects to foster a culture of data sharing
  • Advise subprojects on research data management (including conducting internal workshops; supervising methods labs; organizing workshops with the Research Data Center and experts on legal, regulatory, and technical questions; creating guidelines)
  • Coordinate internal data backup as well develop and establish internal secondary usage
  • Coordinate contact with research data centers including archiving and fostering and establishing contact
  • Coordinate preparation of data for long-term archiving and external re-use
  • Support researchers with preparing data for transfer to the Research Data Center
  • This position offers the option to gain qualification as a data steward.

The possibility of PhD is given.


  • Completed university degree in sociology or a similar degree program
  • Experience with qualitative and audiovisual data and methods
  • Applicants who have experience backing up and archiving qualitative data will be given preference
  • Willingness to become familiar with debates regarding long-term archiving, a culture of data sharing, data protection and research data management for qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods to research spatial and social order
  • Experience using repository software, particularly DSpace
  • very good knowledge of German

How to apply:

Please submit your application quoting the reference number together with the usual documents (cover letter, CV, copies of certificates, reference letters) in a single PDF document no larger than 5MB via email to

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To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.

Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident - Fakultät VI - Institut für Soziologie / FG Architektur- und Planungsoziologie, Sonderforschungsbereich 1265 "Re-Figuration von Räumen", BH 5-1, Ernst-Reuter-Platz 1, 10587 Berlin