Dataverse Programmer Position,
Freie Universität Berlin (Germany)

Research Center funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The scope of TRR 170 is the interdisciplinary study of the late growth history of terrestrial planets.

Part of TRR 170 is a research data management project (Principal Investigator Prof. Harry Becker). TRR 170 research data are stored in a database (TRR170-DB) that operates on the open source database and file management software Dataverse. We operate TRR170-DB/Dataverse in an OpenJDK 8 environment that is deployed to an application server (Glassfish) which is configured to work with a relational database (PostgreSQL) and a search engine (Solr). We would like to implement repository services in TRR170-DB, in particular making use of Dataverse API options enabling integrations with native and external software tools.

We are seeking a programmer who is familiar with the setup and functionality of Dataverse to provide programming support to our IT team. Work as detailed below can be carried out for selected work packages or in full. For more details on this vacancy contact Mrs. Elfrun Lehmann (, +49 (0)30 838 50160). Also, if you are interested in this position, please send a pdf containing your work experience and educational background to the same contact.

Experience: IT student to senior programmer. The work can also be designed for a Bachelor or Master thesis.
Salary: Negotiable according to experience level (student assistant to TV-L E13 senior programmer).
Time frame: In total 12 months of work can be split over several time periods in 2020-2023.
Location: Working remotely possible
Office: FU Berlin, Institute of Geological Sciences - Geochemistry group, Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin Lankwitz

posted: 18 May 2020     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.