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Date Posted: 05-MAY-2017
PIN Number: #23175
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The Health Sciences Library is seeking an energetic, service and team-oriented, and collaborative professional to join our Research & Learning Services department.

1. Provides reference and research support. Works collaboratively with faculty to plan, deliver, and assess course-integrated instruction.
2. Delivers instruction, research assistance, technology support, and assistance with scholarly research.
3. As an embedded librarian, identifies faculty/student needs and solicits input on library resources.
4. Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of library services, policies, and procedures.
5. Participates in professional activities and professional development.

Minimum Requirements:
1. Master's degree in library/information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association or equivalent.
2. Basic database searching, presentation and teaching skills.
3. Knowledge of technology tools, including mobile devices and web applications.
4. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
5. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with a strong service orientation.
Preferred Qualifications:
1. Bachelor's degree in a science discipline; especially health or life sciences.
2. Experience with instructing users in searching health sciences databases.
3. Experience with web authoring tools and course management systems.

University faculty appointment: This is a 12-month, full-time, non-tenure track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary is commensurate with education/experience. $50,000 minimum. Generous benefits package including 24 vacation days, comprehensive health care, and retirement plans.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Start date is negotiable. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

To apply: Electronic applications are encouraged. Email (a) letter of application, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) the name, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

G. Randall Watts, Associate Director
Chair, Search Committee for Research & Learning Services Librarian
Associate Director, Health Sciences Library
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
877 Madison A venue
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-7599
Fax: (901) 448-5402

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 920 Madison Avenue, Suite 420, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, telephone 901-448-7382 (V/TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.