The Medical Library at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at Florida International University (FIU) located in Miami invites applications for an open rank, full time, nontenure-track faculty position of clinical engagement librarian (CEL) who will be responsible for coordinating and providing medical library services for clinical faculty, residents, and HWCOM students in affiliated partner institutions, and for the schoo’s growing clinical enterprise. The qualified candidate will participate in library academic teaching activities, including the preparation of course-based resource guides and similar tools. The CEL will act as a liaison to clinical department chairs and clerkship coordinators and will facilitate access to library resources for off-campus clientele.
Required: Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in library/information science from an American Library Association–Accredited program or completion of degree by spring 2017. Additionally, a minimum of 1 year’s experience in an academic, health sciences, or clinical/hospital library is required.
Preferred: Preferred qualifications include experience in providing reference and research assistance, conducting systematic reviews, applying for grant opportunities, and having proficiency with mobile technologies, the ability to work both independently and as a team member, and excellent presentation and instructional skills.
Salary: Starting salary $50,000, commensurate with experience. Rank subject to years of experience and approval through the HWCOM Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by 5/19/2017. Review will continue until position is filled. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 513199 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach cover letter and curriculum vitae as single portable document format (PDF) file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. (029)