What is a graduate research assistant

Scientific assistant / documentary / librarian (m / f / d) (50%, temporary)

Your tasks:

  • Formal indexing of collection objects and documents
  • Examination and quality assurance of the digitized material
  • Literature research for the staff of the institute
  • Editorial collaboration on the website of the documentation center
  • Advising scientists on the collection
  • Answering inquiries about literature and collections
  • Coordination of literature procurement for the institute
  • Collaboration in the user services department (late and Saturday services) at the University Library

We expect:

  • Completed relevant (technical) university degree in the subject areas
    • Bachelor of Architecture (preferably with a focus on architectural history),
    • Bachelor Art History,
    • Diploma / Bachelor Information Management or Library Science,
    • Graduated librarian,
    • Documentary diploma or a comparable qualification
  • Confident handling of digital work tools, especially basic knowledge of common office applications
  • Flexibility and the ability to work in a team as well as motivation and resilience
  • Independent and reliable work
  • Willingness to regularly participate in late and Saturday services

Advantages are:

  • Experience with literature research
  • First experience in the development of collection objects
  • Knowledge of digitization workflows
  • Experience in dealing with digitization software
  • Experience in the editorial support of websites
  • Knowledge of the history of lightweight construction

We offer:

  • Collaboration in an exciting, science-related project
  • A modern workplace with a friendly and diverse work environment
  • Comprehensive and intensive training
  • An interesting and varied area of ​​responsibility
  • An employer with a wide range of advanced training, company health management and flexible working hours

The University of Stuttgart would like to increase the proportion of women in areas in which women are underrepresented. Relevant qualified women are therefore expressly invited to apply. People with proven severe disabilities will be given priority if they are equally qualified.

Please send your detailed and complete application, stating the job number (job ID), to the Stuttgart University Library, Personalstelle, Holzgartenstraße 16, 70174 Stuttgart or electronically by email to [email protected] by May 28, 2021 summarized in a maximum of 3 documents.

When sending your application by e-mail, please note that your data is unencrypted and that unauthorized persons may see or falsify it.

If you have any questions regarding the content of the advertised position, please contact Dr. Christiane Rambach ([email protected]) is available.

You can view the information on handling applicant data in accordance with Art. 13 GDPR on the Internet at https://uni-stuttgart.de/datenschutz/bewerbung.

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Type of employment
Part time
Period of employment
The classification takes place in E9 TV-L
Application deadline
Friday, May 28, 2021 - 10:59 pm
Application email
[email protected]

Contact details

University / institution
University of Stuttgart
Institute / institution
Stuttgart University Library
Holzgartenstrasse 16
70174 Stuttgart, Germany
contact person
Mrs. Claudia Wiegand
[email protected]