Friday, July 6, 2012

E-Science Librarian

Clemson University Library seeks an innovative and motivated professional to work with a team of vibrant library faculty to envision and implement the library’s E-Science initiatives and serve as faculty liaison for the new institutional repository. Reporting to the head of the Reference Unit, the E-Science librarian will provide research assistance, instruction, collection management, and outreach services for students, faculty, and staff in the physical and biological sciences. This is a 12-month tenure-track position with faculty rank and status.

  • ALA-accredited MLS degree or equivalent.
  • Experience providing research services in the sciences, or a bachelor’s degree in a physical or biological science discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Instruction or teaching experience.
  • Knowledgeable about physical & biological sciences resources and services.
  • Motivated and inspired to reach out to faculty and students and create innovative library services.
  • Experience with some aspect of E-Science support.
  • Evidence of, or potential for, professional and/or scholarly activity.

Salary and Benefits: Minimum: $45,000; rank and competitive salary based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. 

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Application Process: Submit a letter of interest directly addressing the requirements for the position; your résumé; and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references electronically as a single attachment in Word or PDF format to Suzanne Rook Schilf, Chair, E-Science Librarian Search Committee,

Applications received by August 5, 2012 will be guaranteed consideration.

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