We are hiring!


Join our team as Repository Manager! We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to manage our institutional repository DORA and various other exiting tasks.

DORA is the institutional repository and bibliography of the four research institutes within the ETH Domain (Eawag, Empa, PSI, and WSL), hosted by Lib4RI. The repository is based on the open source software framework Islandora. Read more about DORA and its functions online.

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing the DORA operation, coordinating and participating in the work required for this, in particular the recording and processing of new publications
  • Editing the DORA documentation, introducing and training new employees to use DORA (including administrative and technical management of new assistants during project work)
  • Supporting and advising researchers on DORA, Open Access and author rights
  • Participating in the "Bibliometrics" project, conducting bibliometric analyses using InCites and DORA, and developing new services
  • Active participation  in the technical development of DORA as well as in new services and projects of the team beyond the repository


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in library and information sciences,  in natural sciences or engineering
  • Experienced in using scholarly literature databases and handling bibliographic metadata, knowledge of institutional repository management and bibliometric analysis tools is of advantage
  • Good working knowledge of Office programmes, quick perception, and high accuracy skills
  • Good communication skills in German and English

What we offer:

  • A varied and challenging job in an international environment
  • Flexible working hours as well as hybrid working possibilities
  • Good further training opportunities and a modern workplace at Dübendorf
  • We promote equality between women and men, and are committed to staff diversity and inclusion. Compatibility of family and career goes without saying at Eawag

Interested? See the full details for this position (in German)here and apply via the online application portal. We look forward to your application!