Biomedical Librarian – Temple University – Philadelphia, PA
Job #: TU-18803
Reporting to the Director of Health Sciences Libraries, the Biomedical & Research Services Librarian supports the research, graduate education, and grant activities of the health sciences center at Temple University through education, consultation and expert searching of bibliographic databases and other resources, such as gray literature (trial registries, dissertations, conference abstracts/proceedings). Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library/information science and at least three years’ experience as a full-time science or health sciences librarian in a higher education (college or university) institution. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
*Extensive knowledge of health and life sciences databases, such as MEDLINE, Web of Science, Biosis, and Embase.
*Demonstrated expert searcher skills as delineated by the MLA statement on expert searching.
*Familiarity with the research process in the health and life sciences.
*Familiarity with the NIH Public Access Policy.
*Demonstrated initiative and self-direction.
*Experience meeting the information needs of researchers.
*Excellent project management skills.
*Excellent oral and written communication skills.
*Undergraduate or graduate degree in the physical, life, or health sciences, with a demonstrated understanding of the scientific research process.
*Demonstrated experience conducting EBM and systematic review searches.
*Familiarity with best practices for managing research data.
*Experience and willingness to learn new and emerging technologies.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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