Head of the Max Planck Digital Library

The Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science is recruiting a Head of the Max Planck Digital Library (two-year contract with subsequent tenure consideration).

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As head of the MPDL, you will be responsible for all system-wide information services and the strategic positioning of the MPG in the arena of eResearch, scientific information management and scholarly communication. It is essential that all concepts and developments under your management will be based on maximum responsiveness to the requirements of our researchers and institutes including their individual libraries and IT groups. The MPDL is already involved in many high-level initiatives both on the national and international level. It will be part of your role to further elaborate this strategy and to ensure best effectiveness both for MPDL and MPG. You will report directly to the Executive Board of the Max Planck Society; and the operations of MPD