Research & Education Librarian

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitleResearch & Education LibrarianDepartmentHSC-Library-300540Job LocationFort WorthFull Time/Part TimeFull-TimeSalary InformationSalary commensurate with experienceDepartment Summary

Gibson D. Lewis Health Science Library serves as a resource library for the National Library of Medicine and supports graduate clinical, biomedical science, and public health education on the UNT Health Science Center campus in Fort Worth, Texas. Lewis Library also operates the library for JPS Health Network, with opportunities for Lewis Librarians to participate directly in improving patient care.

Position Overview

The Gibson D. Lewis Library at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Librarian to join our team.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in library or information science and two (2) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesPreferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Two years of experience in a reference or research related position in an academic setting.
  • Expert literature searching skills.
  • Background in customer or public service.
  • Experience within an academic health sciences setting and/or related programs.
  • Experience serving as a departmental liaison in an academic setting.
  • Experience using emerging technology for education and curriculum development.
Required License / Registration / CertificationWork Schedule

Typically Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Driving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive positionEEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification TitleLibrarianPhysical RequirementsPulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear Job Duties


Participation in the reference, liaison, instruction, and collection development functions of Lewis Library including promotion of library services, programs and resources to academic departments.


Works as part of the Library Research Services team to support the clinical liaison program by providing in house, specialized reference.


Conducts extensive mediated literature searches and provides other research services for all UNTHSC patrons.


Provides extensive support for research to the scholarly community that includes service in person, via phone, email and other electronic means and during regularly scheduled desk hours.


Partners with faculty with the goal of further embedding library instruction into the curriculum.


Provides individual and group instruction to users.

Posting NumberS945PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to Applicants

Please include resume and cover letter with application.

Quicklink for Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest level of education attained?
    • GED
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    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctorate
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
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Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents




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    Job No:
    Posted: 9/25/2020
    Application Due: 12/24/2020
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