Chief Research Data and Information Security Officer

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institute in global health with a particular focus on low- and middle-income countries. Associated with the University of Basel, Swiss TPH combines research, services, and education and training at the local, national and international level. About 850 people from more than 80 nations work at Swiss TPH focusing on infectious and non-communicable diseases, environment, society and health as well as health systems and interventions. The directorate is currently looking for a Chief Research Data and Information Security Officer.

As Chief Research Data (RDM) you have the responsibility to protect our "data gold" and to create overall framework conditions for research data management. This includes the creation, use and quality assurance of the data and definition of responsibilities, roles and processes on an institutional level. Furthermore, you provide planning and decision bases as well as risk assessments for the management with regard to research data management.
As Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) you provide strategic vision and direction in information security aspects of the institute. You develop policies and protocols for securing and protecting sensitive information.
Your position
Research Data Manager (RDM) ca. 50 – 70 %
Information Security Officer (CISO) ca. 30 - 50 %
Your profile
You should have the following experiences and skills in:
Swiss TPH an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.
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Job Profile:
Start Date: as soon as possible or by arrangement
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Duration: unlimited contract
Percentage: 100%
Travel Required? No