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Medical and Bioengineering Librarian: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, University Library

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a knowledgeable and dynamic individual to provide library and information support services for the Carle Illinois College of Medicine and allied programs and units on campus. The Carle Illinois College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be the first medical school in the nation focused on the intersection of engineering and medicine. Students will be immersed in experiences that merge clinical education and engineering from day one. The physician-innovators trained in this program will be part of a revolutionary shift in medical education and research. The first class of students will be admitted in summer of 2018. There are currently over 100 faculty affiliated with the new College of Medicine from numerous departments and colleges across campus.

Position Description: Reporting to the head of the Grainger Engineering Library Information Center, the bioengineering and medical librarian will contribute to the university library’s suite of service activities for the Carle Illinois College of Medicine and allied programs, including: teaching and learning, research support services, collection development, digital tools and services development, scholarly communication and data research service activities, and public engagement. Service points for the Carle Illinois College of Medicine will be in the Medical Sciences Building, the Grainger Engineering Library, Everitt Bioengineering Building, and other venues on campus.

Required: Master’s degree from an American Library Association (ALA)–accredited library school or equivalent OR an advanced degree in relevant engineering or life sciences field; 1–2 years’ experience working in an academic library; familiarity with web development tools; demonstrated knowledge of emerging digital scholarship technologies in support of engineering or biomedical research programs; excellent interpersonal and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with others in a team environment; preparation and commitment to conduct independent scholarship consistent with a tenure-track faculty appointment; and indications of ability to meet the promotion and tenure requirements of the university.

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Salary: Salary range is $55,000–$90,000.  See for more details. Position Available: Position available immediately. This is a 100%, 12-month, tenure-system appointment. To Apply: To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at and upload a letter of interest, resume, contact information including email addresses for 3 professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please call: 217.333.8169. Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration we urge candidates to submit application materials on or before 4/27/2018. All applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The University of Illinois is an EEO employer Vet/Disabled (027)

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