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Medical and Biomedical Sciences Liaison Librarian, Health Sciences Library Services
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jan. 3, 2024
Title Medical and Biomedical Sciences Liaison Librarian, Health Sciences Library Services
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Research, Collections & Outreach
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Library
As a Medical and Biomedical Sciences Liaison Librarian, you will provide research and teaching support to faculty, staff, students, and researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. You will join the current Jacobs School liaison in building strategic partnerships within the school through collaboration with faculty and researchers while also providing support to a wide audience of undergraduate, graduate, residency, and fellowship programs. You will be an important part of the Health Sciences Library Services team, which serves users in the five Health Sciences Schools.

As a Medical and Biomedical Sciences Liaison Librarian, your primary duties will include:
  • Providing research support to and fostering relationships with faculty, staff, students, and researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
  • Designing and teaching curriculum-integrated instruction sessions in a variety of formats to meet the needs of diverse user groups.
  • Providing expert search services for systematic reviews and other research projects.
  • Serving as a member of the HSLS team and contributing to the research literacy efforts of students, faculty, staff, and key partners of the health sciences schools and their affiliates.
  • Collaborating with fellow team members to develop new services and programs in emerging areas of health sciences education and research.
  • Communicating current issues and trends in scholarly communication, open access publishing, and data management to faculty and staff in relevant disciplines.
  • Developing engagement activities and communication to promote library resources and services to the university community.
  • Demonstrating commitment to continued professional growth and active participation in professional activities and service.

Based upon qualifications, experience, the University’s standards for continuing appointment, and Libraries’ standards in librarianship, service, and scholarship, we anticipate appointing you at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian. You will report to the Head of Health Sciences Library Services and work with librarians and staff across the University Libraries.

The University Libraries is a welcoming multicultural environment that serves an increasingly diverse constituency of patrons. Our employees, services, collections, and policies honor and reflect this diversity and we invite individuals to apply whose perspectives and experiences will enrichen and strengthen our organization.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About the University Libraries
SUNY’s largest academic research library offers an outstanding array of information resources, technologies, services, and people to support academic achievement. The Libraries play a vital role in the academic success of our students, the teaching and research of our faculty, and the intellectual pursuits of our alumni and community members. Our broad selection of digital and print resources, innovative services, and expert staff support scholarly and creative achievements in new and exciting ways.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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