Dental Medicine and Cancer Librarian (Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor) Location:
Augusta University Regular/Temporary:
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Job Summary Job ID: 245535Position: 20002547 The Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library of the Augusta University in Augusta seeks a service-focused, innovative, and collaborative librarian to support health sciences education, research and patient care. The primary focus of this full-time, non-tenure track faculty position is to provide embedded library services to the Dental College of Georgia and Augusta University Cancer Center faculty, students and staff. The Dental Medicine and Cancer Librarian will work in a team based environment to coordinate providing library services to the Health Sciences Campus in addition to serving the Dental College of Georgia and the Augusta University Cancer Center.Department Marketing Statement Augusta University's vision is to be a destination of choice for education, health care, discovery and innovation. Student success and community engagement are two of the hallmarks for the institution in addition to the traditional core components of student learning and academic scholarship. Augusta University is a dynamic, comprehensive research university that seeks to implement our core values of collegiality, compassion, diversity, excellence, inclusivity, integrity, and leadership in every aspect of our university experience. Augusta University is the only public health sciences university in Georgia. The Medical College of Georgia's distributed clinical education model impacts the health of Georgians across the state. Augusta University is committed to providing resources and programming to support the growth of our students personally and professionally. The university is also dedicated to nurturing engagement and professional development within the AU community by investing in the success of our faculty and staff. Augusta is a vibrant community with affordable cost of living. Schools in the area are desirable and include several magnet schools. Augusta hosts the annual Masters Golf Tournament and also has a lively arts community. It is the home of the GreenJackets minor baseball team, an affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. Augusta is near other attractive communities to visit such as Atlanta, Savannah, Columbia, SC and Asheville, NC.Responsibilities The Dental Medicine and Cancer Librarian will serve as the embedded librarian to the Dental College of Georgia and the Augusta University Cancer Center. This positon will also provide support to academic units on the Health Sciences Campus as a collaborative team member. The Dental Medicine and Cancer Center Librarian will also serve on library and institutional committees as a faculty member.The Dental Medicine and Cancer Librarian is expected to be active professionally in local, regional, and national professional associations. The Dental Medicine and Cancer Librarian will be expected to actively participate in scholarship for the profession.The duties include, but are not limited to:
Collaborate with library faculty to support instruction, online education, and emerging instructional technologyDeliver customized instruction including development of online tutorials and resources in addition to providing face to face instruction Provide specialized research services including in-depth consultations, mediated database searching, finding relevant resources, and developing efficient search strategiesCollaborate with faculty and colleagues to facilitate the discovery process by analysis of multiple resources to address specific research topicsUse knowledge of information resources and discovery tools to meet the needs of interdisciplinary research teams Apply research tools to the discovery process including data management principles, knowledge of research methodologies, and ability to evaluate research findings Collaborate with faculty in selecting collection materials, reviewing library holdings, and contributing to accreditation reports for assigned disciplines.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the university community.Contribute to library and university initiatives through service at the university, school, departmental, and professional level.Participate in relevant professional development opportunities to maintain specialized knowledge of the library’s databases and resourcesEstablish a record of scholarship to contribute to the professional body of knowledgeOther duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements Master's degree from an accredited college or university in library science from ALA accredited programORReceipt of degree from an accredited college or university by June 30, 2023. If a Master's degree can not be verified at the time of job offer, this position will be reclassified as limited-term until receipt of degree or June 30,2023, whichever comes first. Required Qualifications
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, an inclusion as part of a university culture that foster equitable access to opportunity.
- Experience working effectively with diverse user groups.
- Ability to support information needs of clinical research faculty.
- Knowledge of health care information resources and services.
- Knowledge of design of instructional support materials in multiple formats.
- Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
- Evidence of time management and organizational skills.
- Evidence of ability to meet university standards in librarianship, teaching, public research, and service commensurate with faculty status.
- One year relevant professional experience (e.g., post-MLS experience or health sciences practice)
- Professional experience in health science librarianship or health sciences profession
- Experience working with health professional faculty, students and/or clinicians
- Subject background in the health or life sciences, or in information technology
- Experience in initiating creative and innovative information services programs
- Experience with LibGuides or other tools for developing online guides
- Knowledge of citation management software
- Knowledge of best practices and emerging trends for instruction
- Experience in using project management tools and processes
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
- Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
Shift/Salary This position has academic rank and status (non-tenure track). Academic rank and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. Generous benefits include a competitive health package, Tuition Assistance Program, campus wellness facilities, Perks at Work discount program, Teacher's Retirement System, and other retirement options. Support for professional development is also available. Recruitment Period: 6/28/2022 until filledConditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subjected to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript. Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.How To Apply To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty using the job opening number provided above. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.EEO Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.