Department: Health Sciences Library
Position Summary: The individual in this position is charged with participating fully in the Library's mission to connect people everywhere with knowledge to help them teach and learn effectively, assure quality health care, conduct vital research, and make informed decisions. To learn more about the Health Sciences Library, please visit: http: www.hsl.unc.edu . Librarians at HSL are expected to participate in professional and scholarly organizations and activities, pursue personal professional development, and maintain awareness of the evolving trends in library and information services. The individual in this position is expected to maintain current knowledge of: pharmacy information resources and content; pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical research and education; the tools used to manage retrieved information (e.g. RefWorks, EndNote); the tools used to create online user guides (such as Drupal and LibGuides); the changing trends in scholarly communications including open access and NIH public access; services for finding grant funding; and the evolving requirements related to the management of research data.
Education Requirements: ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information science
Qualification and Experience: REQUIRED: ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information science. At least two years of experience finding and using drug information in an academic health sciences library, drug information center, or pharmaceutical research setting. Demonstrated experience with innovative uses of technology to teach, train or provide instruction. Demonstrated ability to support a diverse user population and to work collaboratively and cooperatively with a diverse group of colleagues. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to multitask and set priorities in a dynamic environment. Demonstrated commitment to continued professional development. PREFERRED: Understanding of the pharmaceutical research and development process. Subject expertise in a related scientific discipline. Course work, continuing education or degree in instructional technology or adult education. Experience using one or more bibliographic formatting programs, e.g., RefWorks, EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, or Papers. Knowledge of scholarly communication and open access initiatives, e.g., National Institutes of Health (NIH) Public Access Policy and compliance, National Science Foundation (NSF) data management plan requirements. Demonstrated experience working on systematic reviews, meta-analyses, or other comprehensive searches. Knowledge of finding tool(s) for grant or foundation funding, e.g., COS Pivot, Foundation Directory Online.
Department Contact Name and Title: Tiffany Allen, Director of Library Human Resources
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: Tiffany_Allen@unc.edu