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Wanted: Student-Assistant Data Management Archaeology (deadline August 1)

12 July 2022

In this position, you play a part in the Research Support Office. You will assist the Research Data Manager in guiding and supporting researchers to perform proper data management for their research projects.

In addition to dealing with data management, the candidate helps with the digitization of physical (paper) data. The function may also involve giving workshops on research data management to other PhD students and staff, informing them on the latest data management regulations and keeping track of the data archiving progress of PhDs and research projects.

Selection criteria

  • Interest in data management and open science;
  • Currently studying at the Faculty of Archaeology, MA, RMA or self-funded PhD students can apply.
  • Good communication and writing skills;
  • A supporting and problem-solving attitude;
  • Excellent command of English (preferably Dutch, but this is not a condition).

Our Faculty

The future of the past begins in Leiden. The Faculty of Archaeology is internationally leading for its research, home to a broad array of specializations and notable for its strong connection between teaching and research. Home to over 500 students in the multidisciplinary world of archaeology, the faculty and its researchers from all areas of the archaeological field determine the future of archaeological research.

Terms and conditions

We offer a 0.2 FTE position for a one-year term. A renewal will be possible at the end of this year, but is dependent on the student-status of the student. For a master student or PhD the salary is € 15,86 gross per hour


Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.


For further information about the position contact Gabi Perhaj, email: g.perhaj@arch.leidenuniv.nl, current student-assistant Data Management.


To apply for this vacancy, please send an email to Wouter Kool (w.kool@arch.leidenuniv.nl). Please ensure that you attach the following documents as a single PDF file quoting the vacancy number:

  • A cover letter stating your motivation to apply for this position
  • A curriculum vitae

Only applications received no later than 1 august 2022 can be considered.

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