Senior Project Officer - Curation jobs in Kharagpur - Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

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Applications are invited for recruitment Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.

Qualification : Masters in Library and Information Science or any other science subject including mathematical science or computational science. Excellent analytical ability and good written and spoken communication skill in English essential. English medium educated preferred.

Relevant Experience : 4 years’ hands-on experience in development of a digital library especially in installation, set up, input form customization and trouble-shooting of a content management system package like Dspace and large volume metadata annotation and curation for a digital library/repository using services of programmers. Familiarity with some of the followings: o Metadata standards and schemas (Generic and Domain-specific) o DDC/LCC/LCSH/MeSH Classification Scheme o MARC/SIP/AIP/XML data handling o Harvesting Institutional Digital Repository o Linux environment/commands, TeamViewer setup, MS-Word, Excel and Power Point o Copyright issues for digital library/repository Responsibilities for the position are several of the followings: o Metadata annotation & curation of large volume sources using services programmers independently o Guiding junior curators for annotating & curating metadata and reviewing and certifying their outputs o Setting up Institutional Digital Repository o Harvesting Institutional Digital Repository o Training/hand-holding others in setting up and harvesting Institutional Digital Repository o Preparing user-community specific demonstration package for a large digital library and giving demonstration to different user communities Posting: Kharagpur or Kolkata Other Benefit: o House Rent Allowance over and above consolidated salary as per Central Government norm if posted at Kolkata. Accommodation provided if posted at Kharagpur.

Application Fee : Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (Not for female candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur

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  • Senior Project Officer
  • Library & Information Officer


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About Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Applications are invited on plain paper for the following assignment on a purely time bound Project undertaken in the various Departments / Centres / Schools of the Institute. Interested eligible persons may apply (quote SRIC Reference on the top of the Application) on plain paper giving full bio-data along with attested copies of testimonials and a demand draft of the application fee drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur on or before last date mentioned against each. Selected candidates shall be allowed to register for MS/PhD subject to their fulfillment of the requirement for MS/PhD admission in IIT Kharagpur.
Qualification : JRF : BTech in Mechanical Engineering with valid GATE/NET score OR MTech in Mechanical/Production Engineering-related specializations. SRF : Same as JRF with two years research experience.
Relevant Experience : one to two years in industry/project is preferred.
Project Title : Manufacturing of Shells for Field Guns with Improved Design and Performance (Project ID.:6596)(SFG)


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