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3rd FAIRest Dataset Award

The Thuringian Competence Network for Research Data Management (TKFDM) is sponsoring the third “FAIRest Dataset” Award.

Motto: “Making FAIR work(s)”

Submission deadline: 30.04.2022, update: extended to 15.05.2022

Did you or your research group publish a dataset that complies with the FAIR principles? Then take part! The TKFDM awards prize money of up to 2000 Euros to the dataset […]

By |March 31st, 2022|Grants, News|0 Comments

Open Position: Scientific Coordinator of the ELLIS Unit Jena

Application Deadline: 22.04.2022

Full-time position (40 hours per week; part-time possible), E13, initially limited for 5 years

Area: Artificial Intelligence, Earth System Science, Climate Science and Computer Science

The ELLIS Unit Jena is looking for a scientific coordinator with a strong interest in the development of interdisciplinary research networks, their coordination and corresponding public relations. Job […]

By |March 15th, 2022|Job posting|0 Comments

Open Position: Parental Leave Replacement in Research Data Management Support of NFDI4Chem

Application Deadline: 19.04.2022

Full-time position (40 hours per week), E13, temporary position as parental leave replacement

Area: Research Data Management Support, Chemistry

The local NFDI4Chem research data management support is looking for a parental leave replacement. Job advertisement: German.

The Friedrich Schiller University Jena is involved in several consortia of the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI). The […]

By |March 2nd, 2022|Job posting|0 Comments

Join the Working Group for Shaping the Project on Data Literacy Education

“Data literacy is the ability to handle data in an organized manner, use them consciously and question them in the respective context. This includes the competencies to collect, explore, manage, curate, analyse, visualise, interpret, contextualise, evaluate and apply data.” (Hochschulforum Digitalisierung, 2017). As a result of the ongoing digitization and datafication of […]

By |February 28th, 2022|Education, Projects|0 Comments

Structure-from-Motion in Earth Sciences Spring School

21.-23. March 2022, Jena & online

The GIScience Group at the Institute of Geography organizes the Structure-from-Motion (SfM) in Earth Sciences Spring School. It is designed for advanced SfM users, such as PhD students, PostDocs, Researchers, and advanced Master students. It will be organized as an in-person and hybrid event (in presence and online video conference). […]

By |February 11th, 2022|Events, Members|0 Comments

Artificial intelligence for efficient administration

Researchers at the Competence Center Digital Research (zedif) and the Heinz Nixdorf Chair for Distributed Information Systems aim to design AI-based solutions to address certain bureaucratic and technical challenges that arise in the context of the Online Access Act (Onlinezugangsgesetz, OZG). Together with partners from the Thuringian Ministry of Finance, the Institute of Data […]

By |February 1st, 2022|Projects|0 Comments

zedif services growing

The Competence Center Digital Research (zedif) is setting up quickly.

Contact details of the team, courses on several topics concerning research data and software as well as further information can be found on the website.

The zedif has set up a section in the service desk portal of Friedrich Schiller University (FSU) Jena. Here, researchers can […]

By |January 6th, 2022|Education, Projects, Research support|0 Comments

Several Open Positions

Application Deadline: 10.01.2022

The Competence Center Digital Research (zedif) and the Heinz Nixdorf Chair for Distributed Information Systems have to fill several E13 positions with a duration until the end of 2024. The positions require German skills on a good level. Therefore the job advertisement is provided in German only. They are looking for someone […]

By |December 22nd, 2021|Job posting|0 Comments

New MSCJ Board of Directors elected

In their Genral Assembly on Friday (17.12.2021), the members of MSCJ elected their new Board of Directors for the next three years. Congratulations go to

Cora Area “Data Driven Science”

Director: Prof. Dr. Birgitta König-RiesVice Director: Prof. Dr. André Scherag

Cora Area “Model-Data-Integration”

Director: Prof. Dr. Markus ReichsteinVice Director: Prof. Dr. Alexander Brenning

Cora Area “Simulation Science”

Director: Prof. Dr. Bernd […]

By |December 20th, 2021|Members|0 Comments

New experts complement the zedif team

Since December 1, 2021, two further experts complement the team of the Competence Center Digital Research (zedif).

Dr. Philipp Schäfer (left) has a background in software development and mathematics. Before joining zedif, he worked as a research scientist at DLR’s Institute of Data Science in Jena and as a software developer for two IT companies. He […]

By |December 1st, 2021|News, Projects, Research support|0 Comments