Regional Campus: Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Posting Number: 16FA1130
The Rutgers University Libraries seek a dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented librarian to fill our Biological Sciences Librarian position. This liaison will work with the faculty, undergraduate and graduate students, and researchers in the School of Arts and Sciences biological and life science programs, with the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences departments focusing on biological sciences, as well as with biological sciences-related institutes, centers, and communities interspersed throughout other university schools and departments. The biological sciences librarian will work with this expansive community to create synergies that span interdisciplinary fields and support intellectual pursuits, while playing a unique collaborative role, and building opportunities essential for research and learning. Engage and collaborate actively as a liaison to the Rutgers University–New Brunswick biological sciences community by building relationships, developing user-centric resources and services, and participating in engagement and outreach activities;
The Biological Sciences Librarian will:
Provide expert consultations to departmental faculty and students and manage local collections supporting subject needs;
Develop and deliver course-integrated and resources-specific information literacy instruction in biology-based subject areas, build and maintain subject guides and learning objects to support curricular goals, and assess impact on student learning;
Provide education and outreach on scholarly communication issues including open access, research impact, digital scholarship, science data management, and copyright;
Collaborate with the biological sciences librarians in the Newark, Camden, and Rutgers Biological and Health Sciences libraries and with other subject librarians to build robust services and shared online and print collections supporting biology research and education;
Participate in the Libraries shared services including a full range of reference and instructional services for the general population, and contribute to the overall goals of the Libraries.
This tenure-track position reports to the Associate University Librarian for Research & Instructional Services/Director, New Brunswick Libraries, is based in the Library of Science and Medicine, and is a member of the New Brunswick Libraries Faculty, a team of librarians committed to providing first-rate public services to a diverse academic community. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to continual professional development through scholarly research including publications, presentations, and participation and leadership in the work of relevant professional associations.
Home Location Campus: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Department: Rsrch & Instruct Svc-Libraries