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Health Sciences and Science Librarian
The Northern Illinois University Libraries seeks applications from creative and dynamic individuals for the position of Health Sciences and Science Librarian. This is a 12-month tenure-track Faculty position with appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher, depending on experience. This position reports to the Head of Reference & Research. The Health Sciences / Science Librarian serves as the liaison and is responsible for collections, instruction, outreach, and research consultation in selected schools within the College of Health and Humans Sciences, and for departments within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences or the College of Engineering as needed. For more information and to apply see https://employment.niu.edu/postings/63178. NIU is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to the experiences of underrepresented populations.
Position: Health Sciences and Science Librarian
Organization: Northern Illinois University
Location: DeKalb,  IL 
United States
Salary: $67,500 minimum
Posting Start Date: 8/1/2022
Date Posted: 5/20/2022
Requirements Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program
  • An additional graduate degree (Master’s or higher)
  • Demonstrated ability to consult with and advise researchers about core health science and nursing resources (CINAHL, MEDLINE, etc.).
  • Familiarity with evidence-based practice (EBP) and health sciences research methodologies.
  • Strong commitment to Public Services and outstanding customer service.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to meet university standards for research, publication, and professional service.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect in the workplace.
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree, or other background, in a health or life science.
  • Experience conducting or supporting health sciences or nursing research.
  • Teaching experience, which may include designing online resources, consulting with individual researchers or project teams, and planning in-person or virtual workshops or class sessions.
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out a liaison program through outreach, building relationships, and providing library services and support to diverse stakeholders.
  • Experience conducting systematic reviews, meta-analyses, or related research projects.
  • Current or expressed desire to pursue Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) certification.
  • Evidence of professional and/or scholarly activity.
Status: This listing expires on: 8/18/2022
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Northern Illinois University
Founders Library
Northern Illinois University Libraries
DeKalb,  IL 60115-2828
United States
(815) 753-1746
Gwen Gregory