School of Medicine Librarian & Coord. Systematic Review
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
December 13, 2017
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Employment Type: Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Vacancy ID: NF0002847
The Health Sciences Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking a collaborative, proactive, enthusiastic and service-oriented candidate for the position of School of Medicine Librarian and Coordinator of Systematic Review Services. This Librarian will be the primary provider of library support for the School of Medicine and the Coordinator of Systematic Review Services. In these roles, the Librarian will provide information and education services using a variety of methods and technologies, and will be responsible for overseeing systematic review services provided by librarians within the unit and staff from other units who support the service. Department Mission The Librarian works in client settings and in the library, and is part of a team of librarians, support staff, and library partners working to achieve the library’s mission to manage information and knowledge to advance health and health care. The Clinical, Academic, and Research Engagement (CARE) at the Health Sciences Library works with other library departments to meet the needs of the five health professional schools and UNC Medical Center hospitals. This department includes liaison librarians for clinical departments in the UNC Medical Center; liaison librarians for the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and the Department of Allied Health Sciences (SOM); the Bioinformatics and Research Data Librarian; and graduate student research assistants. This unit provides course- and curriculum-integrated instruction; curriculum-planning support; educational programs and workshops; and expert searching. CARE collaborates with clients in a wide range of information-seeking, data and knowledge management, scholarly communications, and research activities. This position reports to the Head, Clinical, Academic, and Research Engagement (CARE). Works with members of the CARE team and other HSL departments to support students and faculty seamlessly to respond to needs that arise from their academic work and clinical practice.
Education and Experience:
REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library or information science Minimum of two years relevant post-degree work experience Evidence of participation in research teams as a peer, e.g., co-authoring or co-presenting research findings; conducting systematic reviews; developing practice guidelines or consensus statements; synthesizing evidence; partnering on grant proposals; or cultivating partnerships for library integration within the research enterprise. Experience conducting expert level literature searching in health subject areas using strong evidence-based practice, e.g., using PubMed for clinical questions. Experience teaching adults using emerging technologies and evidence based instructional methods. Familiarity with clinical teaching, clinical care, and EBM resources, including their utility/validity. Evidence of project, priority, and time management skills and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work both collaboratively and independently in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated commitment to continued professional development.
PREFERRED Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Experience or evidence of leading groups to accomplish goals and complex projects. Experience developing and delivering innovative library liaison outreach in at least one subject area. Proficiency with systematic review management tools. Experience with data extraction and creating evidence tables and evaluating clinical trial parameters, results, and statistical methods. Knowledge of professional education competency requirements and scholarly communication practices in medicine. Some experience with assessment and evaluation methods. Familiarity or experience with curricular redesign or co-teaching to create interprofessional education and practice opportunities for students.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 132206
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