Medical and Health Sciences Librarian— University of Houston

Post date: Oct 15, 2020

The University of Houston Libraries seeks a collaborative and creative candidate for the position of Medical and Health Sciences Librarian at the Health Sciences Library, located at the main campus biomedical district. The Health Sciences Library serves the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, and Pharmacy, as well as other health-related research initiatives throughout the University. In addition to the responsibilities for instruction, collection management, and research support, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with others to develop and assess new and specialized services to meet the needs of faculty, researchers and graduate students in alignment with the University Libraries’ Strategic Plan.

The successful candidate is expected to work collaboratively with staff and librarians throughout the Libraries, including in Liaison Services, Digital Research Services, and the Art & Architecture and Music Libraries. This position reports to the Director of Library Services for the Health Sciences. There will be opportunities to develop expertise and contribute to the development of new services and initiatives.

The University of Houston is a dynamic, forward moving university with goals emphasizing both national research competitiveness and student success. Librarians are expected to proactively develop partnerships with faculty to advance these initiatives and contribute to departmental priorities in alignment with the UH Libraries 2017-2021 Strategic Plan.

Salary: $63,000 to $65,000 expected hiring range, depending on qualifications

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted at: https://libraries.uh.edu/about/employment/medical-and-health-sciences-librarian/.

Please visit the University of Houston Libraries Employment page for more information: http://libraries.uh.edu/about/employment/.

We welcome candidates whose experience in libraries, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.

The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the university prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.