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Job Ad: Curator, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY

Friday, April 4th, 2014

National Library of Medicine to Host National Digital Stewardship Residency Symposium

Friday, March 21st, 2014

On April 8, 2014, the inaugural cohort of National Digital Stewardship Residents will present a symposium entitled “Emerging Trends in Digital Stewardship” at the National Library of Medicine (NLM).  The symposium will consist of panel presentations on topics including preserving social media and collaborative workspaces, open government and open data, and digital strategies for public and non-profit institutions.  It will also feature a demonstration of BitCurator, an environment of digital forensics tools designed to help collecting institutions manage born-digital materials, developed by the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (SILS) and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH).

All sessions will be held in the National Library of Medicine’s Lister Hill Auditorium, on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. The symposium is free and open to the public.  Pre-registration is encouraged.

For more information, including how to register, see:

Job Ad: Access Services Librarian, Valhalla, NY

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Access Services Librarian position available!

NYMC, located in Valhalla, New York in suburban Westchester County was founded in 1860 and is one of the nation’s oldest private medical and health sciences educational institutions.  Since 2011, the College has been a member of the Touro College and University System. With an enrollment of more than 1,400 students and 800 residents and fellows, NYMC is committed to educating individuals for careers in medicine, public health, the biomedical sciences and the health professions.

Currently, we  seek a Librarian, Access Services in Health Sciences Library.  This is a wonderful opportunity for a Renaissance librarian, jack of all traits to provide basic supervision, services, interlibrary loans, and assessment.  Customer, Reference, and Technical competencies are re quired. Bachelors degree with one year library exp. Specific library experiences includes:  Interlibrary loan, reference, Microsoft Office.  Also experience with Docline, OCLC and ILLIAD preferred.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including tuition remission, 403b, medical and dental plans, life insurance, and generous vacation package. Please send a resume with cover letter  including salary requirement, detailing your interest in the position. Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis and should be submitted electronically to: Please visit us at<>. Here is the link to the complete job description:


Diana J. Cunningham, MLS, MPH, AHIP
Associate Dean and Lillian Hetrick Huber Health Sciences Library Endowed Director
Assistant Professor of Clinical Public Health
New York Medical College
Health Sciences Library
15 Dana Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
(914) 594 4207

Job Ad: Associate Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Pacific Southwest Region, Los Angeles, CA

Friday, March 21st, 2014

The UCLA Library has initiated recruitment for the position of Associate Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Pacific Southwest Region, in the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, and is actively seeking nominations and applications.  The application deadline for this position is April 9, 2014.

The complete posting can be viewed here:

Anyone wishing to be considered for this position should apply online.  Applications should include: a cover letter describing qualifications and experience; a current curriculum vitae detailing education and relevant experience; and the names and addresses for at least three professional references, including a current or previous supervisor.

UCLA welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from women and minorities.  UCLA seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Thank you for your assistance.

Michelle O. Torre

Academic Recruitment Coordinator
UCLA Library Human Resources
22478 Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575

t: 310.206.9764 |  f: 310.825.6174 |

Job Ad: Two Positions, NIH Library, Bethesda, MD

Friday, March 21st, 2014

The NIH Library is seeking two energetic and highly qualified individuals to serve as informationists with expertise in bibliometric analysis.  Please share the links below with anyone who may be interested in applying for these positions.  They will be open for five calendar days, starting today.  This brief posting period is because of the federal government’s interest in accelerating the hiring process and should not be interpreted as an indication that someone has already been selected.    (open to all US citizens)    (merit promotion – for current or former federal employees)

Job Ad: Head, Stony Brook, NY

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Head of Health Sciences Library, Stony Brook University

Required Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited program. Five years of progressively responsible full time experience in management responsibility and leadership, preferably in an academic health sciences library. Information Technology in support of library services experience. Strong commitment to providing staff development and continuing education opportunities. Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Excellent analytical decision making and collaborative skills to meet organizational goals. A strong record of professional achievement and knowledge, and understanding of the changing roles and technologies of biomedical libraries, and the ability to guide their continuing evolution. Experience should include demonstrated policy development and strategic planning experience; the ability to evaluate issues and trends in information services and medical informatics as they apply to libraries. Strong proactive customer service orientation. Experience developing and maintaining facilities including space design and utilization to meet objectives of the learning environment; ability to promote diversity of views as a manager and colleague, and to effectively collaborate with faculty, staff, and administration of the academic and clinical community.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated service to the profession. Advance degree in related discipline.

Responsibilities & Requirements: The Head of the Health Sciences Library reports directly to the Dean of University Libraries. He/she is responsible for creating and communicating a strong vision for the Health Sciences Library in a digital age. Collaborate with Associate Library Directors in formulating policies for the library’s resources, programs, and services; advancing new and innovative technologies in the provision of information in the education, research, and clinical enterprises in the health sciences; and providing leadership and well-reasoned future directions for the library. Responsible for daily operations.

See more at:

Job Ad: Informationist, NIH Library, Bethesda, MD

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Job Ad: Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian, Pittsburgh, PA

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian

The Gumberg Library seeks an innovative, adaptable, service-oriented Electronic Resources and Discovery Librarian to provide leadership and a strategic vision for connecting our extensive electronic resources collections to our diverse user population via the Library’s online catalog, link resolver and discovery system. This full-time, non-tenure track faculty position is available July 1, 2014. Candidates must be able to meet the library’s requirements for promotion, which includes a commitment to research, professional development and service.   (

Prospective applicants are encouraged to carefully review the full job description at
Candidates must hold an ALA-accredited Master’s degree.

Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. That mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.

Application procedure:
Review of applications will be ongoing, and continue until the position is filled. A letter of application reflecting qualifications and interests; curriculum vitae; and three professional letters of reference should be sent electronically to Incomplete applications will not be considered. Candidates invited to interview will be expected to share a portfolio of their work.

Job Ad: Bioinformatics Specialist, Rochester, NY

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Miner Library at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is looking for a Bioinformatics Specialist. We are looking for someone to develop and grow a Bioinformatics Consultation & Education Service that will provide education, training, and consultation services related to the processing and analysis of bioinformatics data, serving researchers, faculty staff and students at URMC.

We’re looking for someone who has:

An MS or PhD in a relevant field (genetics, microbiology, bioinformatics, etc.)

2-5 years of experience working in a research lab

Experience using bioinformatics software used for processing, analyzing, visualizing, manipulating, and/or interpreting bioinformatics data

Interest in and aptitude for learning new software, tools, and programming languages

Familiarity with current trends, standards, and emerging technologies in bioinformatics

That’s not all – we’re looking for someone with a passion for teaching and a commitment to the highest levels of customer service.

If that’s you, we invite you to review the complete job description and apply online at This position is currently listed as job opening #183008.

Please contact me if you have any questions.

Donna Berryman, MLIS, EdD

Edward G. Miner Library

University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Rochester, NY

Job Ad: Instructional Design Librarian, New York, NY

Friday, March 7th, 2014