Website New York University, Division of Libraries
The successful candidate:
• Applies knowledge of the principles of evidence-based healthcare and the framework for information literacy to support literature searches, evidence reviews, and syntheses.
• Provides embedded, curriculum-integrated instruction in the classroom, one-to-one, in small groups, and online via course management sites, research guides and video conferencing.
• Builds, curates, and maintains access to health sciences collections and tools in all formats, bringing an informed sensibility to the unique needs of an increasingly online-only adult learner student population.
• Consults and collaborates on evidence syntheses, in the “informationist” role, to reduce bias in the discovery, identification, retrieval, appraisal, organization, and dissemination of research findings.
• Consults with scholars on data literacy and management, and related scholarly communication activities for the growing degree programs in the health sciences.
• Represents NYU Libraries in a variety of capacities, including outreach and instruction to visiting scholars and clinical preceptors, and provides support for academic department accreditations.
• Minimum one graduate degree (master’s level or higher) for consideration. A second graduate degree will be required to be eligible for tenure. One of the two graduate degrees must be an ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent.
• Minimum 2-3 years of relevant academic library experience with instruction, collection development, reference, and outreach as a subject specialist.
• Ability to work collaboratively with library and teaching faculty, students, clinicians, and staff in a team environment.
• Expertise with core health sciences resources for literature searching, discovery, synthesis, critical appraisal, and citation management.
• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
• Course work and/or background in a health sciences profession, health sciences librarianship, or a related discipline.
• Record of professional activities including research and engagement in professional organizations.
• Demonstrated experience collaborating with evidence synthesis teams.
• Demonstrated experience working with non-traditional undergraduate and graduate students.
Assistant Dean for Human Resources
New York University, Division of Libraries
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New York, NY 10012