The University of Missouri Libraries have an immediate opening for a Research Support Librarian.
Working with health sciences research teams at all stages of the research cycle, this individual provides literature reviews; assists with discovery, management, archiving, and visualization of research data; assists investigators in locating publishing venues that will provide the highest possible impact and visibility for their work; tracks research impact after publication through article level metrics; consults on posters and publications, and helps plan open access strategies for the dissemination of research outputs.
Responsibilities and duties:
Working with health sciences research teams at all stages of the research cycle from proposal development to publication and beyond, including:
Meeting with researchers to assess their information needs; designing customized services to support their work; and tracking the impact of the services provided
Providing literature reviews and reference services to support the research enterprise
Assisting with discovery, management, archiving, and visualization of research data
Assisting investigators with the creation and execution of data management plans to meet the requirements of funding organizations
Assisting investigators in locating publishing venues that will provide the highest possible impact and visibility for their work
Tracking research impact after publication through article level metrics
Developing new connections and building relationships to identify researchers and research team needs
Conducting Animal Welfare Act searches for investigators in the academic health sciences center
Consulting on posters and publications
Helping to plan open access strategies for the dissemination of research outputs formaximum visibility
Apply online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php with Job ID 28490. A cover letter, contact information for three references and CV are required. Preference for applications received by December 15, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library serves the University of Missouri Health System, a comprehensive academic health center that includes MU School of Medicine, MU Sinclair School of Nursing, MU School of Health Professions, and MU Health Care, with a workforce of over 8000 people.
It is part of a campus library system known collectively as MU Libraries. The MU Libraries belong to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA), and the statewide MOBIUS consortium. The Health Sciences Library is one of 7 regional libraries in the Midcontinental Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.
In the recently released strategic plan, Flagship for the Future , The University of Missouri set ambitious goals for enhancing its research enterprise, including opening a Translational Precision Medicine Center in 2021, developing a comprehensive research growth plan for the academic medical center, and doubling research and industry funding and recruiting 300 new research faculty campuswide by 2023.
MU Health Care consistently receives recognition as a leader in providing high-quality health care services. In 2014, MU Health Care was ranked among the top hospitals in the state by U.S. News and World Report , and eight adult specialties were recognized as
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