Job: Librarian Assistant Professor/Research & Reference Librarian

General Information
Position:
Librarian Assistant Professor/Research & Reference Librarian

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$60,000 minimum, commensurate with qualifications

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

ANNOUNCING: NEW POSITION AT LOUIS CALDER MEMORIAL LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI MILLER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Librarian Assistant Professor / University of Miami / Position #P00003376

The Calder Library at the Miller School of Medicine is seeking a full time Librarian Assistant Professor to provide focused and professional research and reference service to medical school students, residents, faculty, and staff.  Duties include:

  • Coordinate Bibliographic Search Requests
  • Manage and further develop Calder’s Systematic Reviews service
  • Conduct Literature Reviews, Systematic Reviews, and meta-analyses for patrons
  • Train library patrons on use of electronic resources and citation management databases such as PubMed, Embase, CINAHL, Cochrane Library, Scopus, and other relevant medical databases
  • Provide research assistance and reference services to faculty and other medical campus library patrons
  • Consult with graduate students and faculty on individual or group research projects
  • Serve as Library Liaison with departments on campus
  • Provide assistance for compliance with the NIH Public Access mandate
  • Work regularly scheduled hours at the University of Miami Hospital (UMH) Library branch
  • Participate in the Personal Librarian Program (PLP) for medical students
  • Plan instruction in collaboration with medical school faculty
  • Teach seminars/classes for students, residents, faculty, and staff on the use of medical, nursing, and health sciences related services and resources
  • Collaborate with faculty and library staff to plan, deliver, and assess library and instructional technology services
  • Provide evidence-based practice and information literacy instruction.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE – Please email:

 Kimberly A. Loper, MLIS, AHIP
Deputy Director
Louis Calder Memorial Library
Department of Health Informatics
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Email:
kloper@med.miami.edu

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of 3 professional references.

Salary: $60,000 minimum, commensurate with qualifications. This is a faculty position with a 12-month appointment at the level of assistant professor. Review of applications will begin 3/31/2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

 


Education:

The ideal candidate will possess comprehensive knowledge of medical, health sciences, and statistical resources to support doctoral student and faculty research projects; demonstrate experience teaching and using these resources; and have experience using web technologies for instruction.  

Required Qualifications:  ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent library degree.  Minimum 3 years’ experience in an academic health sciences library.  Demonstrated knowledge of Systematic Reviews. 

 

Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual (English/Spanish). Ability to work productively with colleagues in a team-focused environment as well as independently.  Strong social, verbal, and written communication skills.  Project management experience.  Technology troubleshooting; working knowledge of Blackboard or other course management systems, MS Office, and presentation software.  

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE – Please email:

Kimberly A. Loper, MLIS, AHIP
Deputy Director
Louis Calder Memorial Library
Department of Health Informatics
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Email:
kloper@med.miami.edu

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of 3 professional references.

Salary: $60,000 minimum, commensurate with qualifications. This is a faculty position with a 12-month appointment at the level of assistant professor. Review of applications will begin 3/31/2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Miami is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-UHealth is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. At the U, we are committed to attracting and retaining a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Our Faculty teach students who represent the future of medicine. Our researchers are discovering breakthrough patient treatments. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and subspecialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. 

At the University of Miami School of Medicine, patient safety is a top priority.  As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination.  Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment. UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the groundbreaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. University of Miami Hospital is the flagship facility of UHealth, which also includes the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, along with dozens of outpatient facilities. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
02-07-2017

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
http://hr.miami.edu/careers/index.html

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Louis Calder Memorial Library, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
1601 N.W. 10th Ave.

City:
Miami

Zip:
33173

County:
Miami-Dade


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Louis Calder Memorial Library, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Address:
1601 N.W. 10th Ave.

City:
Miami

State:
FL

Zip:
33136

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Kimberly A. Loper, MLIS, AHIP

Contact Email:
kloper@med.miami.edu

Contact Phone:
305-243-6424

Contact Fax:

How to apply

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE – Please email:

 

Kimberly A. Loper, MLIS, AHIP
Deputy Director
Louis Calder Memorial Library
Department of Health Informatics
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Email:
kloper@med.miami.edu

 

 

 

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of 3 professional references.


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