Tenure faculty (regardless of rank) - persons with the titles of professor, associate professor, assistant professor and instructor who serve on appointments totaling 50% or more service to the university and who are eligible for tenure or who have obtained tenure. Duties and responsibilities are assigned in accordance with the workload guidelines laid out in the pattern of administration of each faculty members tenure initiation unit (TIU) and, as appropriate, regional campus; obligations will include research, service and/or teaching or clinical practice.
Develops expertise in areas of interest to basic scientists, such as publication metrics/bibliometrics, data management planning and journal/funder requirements, genetic information databases, open access and open science, and expert comprehensive searching for the purposes of grant and/or IRB submissions and systematic, scoping or other review types. Within an appointment-only research consult model, provides in-depth consultations connected to these areas.
Develops, implements, and assesses strategic instructional and curricular programs or courses through a variety of methods and formats aimed at the information needs of basic scientists in the health sciences, primarily but not limited to the College of Medicine.
Engages in successful relationships with faculty, students, and staff in assigned areas, and collaborates with other librarians and research-oriented units across the medical center and University as appropriate.
Stays abreast of new tools and approaches to partner with and support the research community.
Serves on Health Sciences Library, University Libraries, and University committees and working groups and collaborates with university centers, offices, and other librarians as appropriate. Participates in strategic planning and goals setting at the Health Sciences Library, including leading initiatives as appropriate.
Masters degree in library and information studies from an ALA-accredited program or a comparable graduate degree from a non-U.S. university, reviewed on a case-by-case basis; or a PhD or other terminal degree in a biomedical, biological/life sciences, biologically-oriented chemistry, or bioinformatics field with demonstrated interest and/or expertise in health sciences librarianship.
Experience with health sciences and/or STEM database searching and familiarity with common information workflows in scientific research settings
Comfort with scientific terminology, methodologies, and the evolving health sciences information landscape
Able to take initiative, lead individual efforts, prioritize and scale services; willingness and courage to try new ventures
Undergraduate or graduate degree in a biomedical, biological, life or health sciences field
Minimum 2-4 years of experience in an academic, life, or health sciences library
Ability to adapt and work well within a complex, changing environment
Documented evidence of ability to lead projects and initiatives relevant to research and education within an academic or health sciences library
Experience in a research/academic laboratory setting
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