Vivo

DuraSpace is looking for a VIVO Project Director to work remotely or in Boston, MA. According to the post, “DuraSpace is seeking a dynamic and entrepreneurial Project Director for the open source VIVO project (www.vivoweb.org), a world-wide community focused on creating software tools, ontologies, and services. The VIVO Project Director will have the opportunity to play a major role in a collaborative movement that will shape the future of research. VIVO is an open source semantic web application for integrating and sharing information about researchers and their activities and outputs at a single institution while supporting discovery of related work and expertise across a distributed network of institutions. The VIVO Project Director is a new, full-time position.”

Qualifications for the position include: “A Masters degree with at least 7-10 years of progressively increasing responsibility in a research discipline and/or business, or equivalent work experience. Experience working with technology project teams; ability to communicate effectively with technical staff. Excellent management skills and demonstrated success managing teams working in disparate locations.  Entrepreneurial skills, especially the ability to successfully promote innovative concepts and enroll stakeholders in new solutions. Strong ability to think and act strategically, and demonstrated success at bringing concepts to realization. Experience working with VIVO. Experience in the areas of research discovery, collaboration, and open access.”

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