FAIR is hiring a Research Data Manager

Research Data

27 October 2023 11:06

FAIR is hiring a Research Data Manager

We seek an exceptional Research Data Manager to play a pivotal role in enhancing our research data infrastructure and consolidating our position as a Norwegian Centre of Excellence.

Position and the Centre

The main purpose of the position is to facilitate research on register data for researchers at FAIR. As our Research Data Manager, you will be responsible for managing the register data infrastructure at FAIR. You will update and further develop an already existing database, document data, acquire and organize data in a convenient manner. Over time, the work will also involve the intersection of register, survey, and experimental data. You will closely collaborate with researchers at the centre and other data management professionals. We require an independent, solution-oriented, and proactive colleague who works systematically with high execution ability.

The position is located in the Research Administration Department at NHH and belongs to the Centre of Experimental Research on Fairness, Inequality, and Rationality (FAIR). FAIR is a Centre of Excellence (SFF) funded by the Norwegian Research Council. Its purpose is to conduct groundbreaking research on inequality and fairness. The centre consists of around 60 international researchers and Ph.D. candidates, with most of them located in Bergen.

The main tasks will include

  • Updating and expanding databases with testing and validation, as well as validation tasks on the existing database.
  • Drafting applications for approvals/changes nationally and within the EU.
  • Reporting on database usage to relevant authorities.
  • Assigning and monitoring user accounts and documentation of the database.

You should expect changes in job tasks over time.

Qualification Requirements

  • Higher education, preferably at the master's level (relevant documented professional competence can, in exceptional cases, replace the educational requirement).
  • Three years of relevant experience (a Ph.D. based on the use of administrative or other social science data can meet the work experience requirement).
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in both Norwegian and English.
  • Excellent IT skills.

It is advantageous if you have:

  • Experience with databases and statistical programs like Stata, R, and similar.
  • Knowledge of register data.
  • Knowledge of handling personal data.
  • Programming experience.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with researchers and public authorities.

We are looking for someone who

  • Is proactive and can turn a high-level plan into concrete actions.
  • Is proactive in communication and can provide advice on academic issues.
  • Possesses good teamwork skills and can work in a team.
  • Has the ability to acquire knowledge in different areas such as law, IT, ethics, and statistical methods.

NHH offers

  • A job in an organization that carries out exciting and socially beneficial tasks.
  • Diverse professional challenges.
  • Good development opportunities.
  • A pleasant working environment with friendly colleagues.
  • Flexible working hours and an inclusive work environment.
  • Excellent insurance, pension, and loan arrangements through the State Pension Fund.
  • Welfare benefits such as subsidized fitness at "Sammen," corporate cabins, and free parking.

The position has the code 1434 - adviser and is remunerated according to the state's regulations, ranging from NOK 615,000 to 700,000 per year depending on qualifications. For particularly qualified applicants, higher pay may be considered. A 2 percent contribution to the State Pension Fund is deducted from the salary, in addition to which NHH, as the employer, contributes 10.9 percent.


NHH places great importance on diversity. We, therefore, encourage all qualified individuals to apply for the position without regard to gender, age, disability, cultural background, and/or gaps in their CV.

Please be aware that applicant information may be made public, even if the applicant has requested to be exempted from the applicant list. Applicants will be informed of this in advance.

For further information about the position, please contact Adriana Condarco-Quesada at phone number +47 41 25 87 18 or via email at adriana.condarco-quesada@nhh.no.

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Application Deadline: November 5th.

Applications, CVs, transcripts, and certificates should be submitted electronically through Jobbnorge.