Groupleader Publication Services (m/f/d) 80 %

von: EAWAG | Ort: Dübendorf

Lib4RI – Library for the Research Institutes within the ETH Domain: Eawag, Empa, PSI & WSL – is the joint library of the Research Institutes within the ETH Domain. Lib4RI is an innovative service provider for the approximately 4,000 employees of the four institutions. The library focuses on a comprehensive range of electronic media and web-based, customer-friendly services. Both are constantly being developed and adapted to the changing needs of the users.

For the further development of our services, we are looking for a
Groupleader Publication Services (m/f/d) 80 %
We offer a varied and challenging job in an international environment, flexible working hours and hybrid working, an open working atmosphere, good opportunities for further training and a modern workplace in Dübendorf. You will be employed by Eawag. Preferred starting date is 1 March 2024 or by arrangement.

What exactly can you expect?
  • Personnel and technical management of the Publication Services group. currently consisting of five employees and one student assistant 
  • Efficient management and conceptual development of all services and the necessary infrastructure for publishing. In addition to an institutional repository (Islandora / Fedora Commons), this also includes services relating to Open Access, authors' rights and copyright. Further services and infrastructures are to be developed. 
  • Implementation of training courses and consultations in the field of scientific publishing 
  • Active participation in the strategic and operational development of the library in a dynamic and strongly IT-influenced environment 

What do you bring to the table? 

  • A degree in natural sciences or engineering (doctorate is an advantage) and preferably several years of professional experience in scientific information management 
  • Proven knowledge of scientific publishing and an affinity for new developments in this field 
  • Very good organisational and conceptual skills as well as experience in project management, management experience is an advantage 
  • If possible, knowledge of web technologies and data structures (e.g. Solr, Drupal, XML, MySQL) and the management of institutional repositories 
  • A high degree of service-orientation, initiative and willingness to take responsibility, very good communication skills in German and English 

Eawag is a modern employer and offers an excellent working environment where staff can contribute their strengths, experience and ways of thinking. We promote gender equality and are committed to staff diversity and inclusion. The compatibility of career and family is of central importance to us. For more information about Eawag and our work conditions please consult and

The application deadline is 31 January 2024 or when the position is filled.

For further information, please contact Dr Lothar Nunnenmacher, Head of Lib4RI. You can find more information about the Lib4RI library at

We look forward to receiving your application.Please send it through this webpage, as any other way of applying will not be considered. A click on the button below will take you directly to the application form.

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