City:  Dresden
Date:  Jan 22, 2023

Data Librarian

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ( currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 000 employees work with an annual research budget of 2.9 billion euros. 

Adaptivity is an indispensable property for the networked world of tomorrow. Intelligent components can detect and evaluate changes in the environment or in the system itself and adapt to them independently. As a partner of industry, Fraunhofer IIS/EAS develops key technologies for adaptive systems with approximately 110 employees at the Dresden site and offers innovative technologies and robust solutions. 


The library supports the employees of Fraunhofer IIS/EAS at the Dresden site in research and project work. In addition to providing literature and information as needed, the library's main tasks include managing, processing, and assuring the quality of digital content by creating sustainable and up-to-date scientific infrastructures. 

Are you interested in data management and ready to help shape the continuous changes in library and subject information management in the digital age?

Then you have come to the right place! We offer the following interesting activities:


What you will do

  • Integration of subject databases, online media and information offerings into both provided search systems and the institute's own intranet.
  • Identification and evaluation of modern information technologies for integration into the existing information offer
  • Selection of library software products according to customer-oriented criteria and participation in their conceptual further development for the expansion and optimization of library services
  • Management, processing and quality assurance of digital content by creating sustainable and up-to-date scientific infrastructures
  • Data curator: advising on the collection, management and provision of research data available throughout the institute, data control after reporting in the Fordatis research data repository
  • Preparation of citation statistics and bibliometric analyses


What you bring to the table


  • A degree in library science, information science, data management, knowledge management, or equivalent.
  • Basic knowledge of research data, digitization, metadata, search engines, and database systems.
  • Fluent in written and spoken German and English
  • Affinity for technology and proactive willingness to learn new topics
  • Service orientation, structured approach to work and communication skills


What you can expect


  • Co-design of future technologies
  • Regular further training tailored to your individual needs and the best possible company equipment
  • A corporate culture characterized by collegiality
  • Work-life balance through flexible working hours and a variety of support services to help you balance your private and professional life
  • Places in a regional daycare center and job ticket


The weekly working time is 20 hours. The position is initially limited to 2 years. The position can also be filled by young professionals.


We value and promote the diversity of our employees' skills and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, sexual orientation and identity. Severely disabled persons are given preference in the event of equal suitability. 


Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD). Additionally Fraunhofer may grant performance-based variable remuneration components.


With its focus on developing key technologies that are vital for the future and enabling the commercial utilization of this work by business and industry, Fraunhofer plays a central role in the innovation process. As a pioneer and catalyst for groundbreaking developments and scientific excellence, Fraunhofer helps shape society now and in the future. 




Apply online now.


We look forward to getting to know you!

Do you have any questions? Then contact:

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS 


Requisition Number: 61124                Application Deadline: none 


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