Job: Clinical Engagement Librarian (ID 513199)

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Clinical Engagement Librarian (ID 513199)

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commensurate with experience

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


Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers 196 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as Conference USAengineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program houses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit

The Medical Library at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at Florida International University (FIU) located in Miami invites applications for an open rank, full time, non-tenure track faculty position of Clinical Engagement Librarian (CEL) who will be responsible for coordinating and providing medical library services for clinical faculty, residents, and HWCOM students in affiliated partner institutions, and for the school's growing clinical enterprise. The qualified candidate will participate in library academic teaching activities, including the preparation of course-based resource guides and similar tools. The CEL will act as a liaison to clinical department chairs and clerkship coordinators and will facilitate access to library resources for off-campus clientele.



Minimum qualifications include a Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA Accredited Program or completion of degree by spring 2017. Additionally, a minimum of one (1) year experience in an Academic, Health Sciences or Clinical/Hospital Library is required. Rank subject to years of experience and approval through the HWCOM Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee.

Preferred qualifications include experience in providing reference and research assistance, conducting systematic reviews, applying for grant opportunities, proficiency with mobile technologies, the ability to work both independently and as a team member and excellent presentation and instructional skills.



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  • Academic Libraries
  • Other

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Florida international University - Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Medical Library

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Southeast Florida

Modesto A. Maidique Campus (MMC)

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11200 SW 8th Street




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Florida international University - Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Medical Library

Modesto A. Maidique Campus (MMC)

Address 2:
11200 SW 8th Street




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Lauren Curbelo

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Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 513199 at and attach cover letter and curriculum vitae as single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by May 19, 2017. Review will continue until position is filled.


FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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