Research Informationist, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, UCLA, Los Angeles CA

Department: Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library

Rank and Salary:

Assistant Librarian II - III ($48,504 - $49,464)

Associate Librarian I - VII ($49,464 - $70,956)

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

* Provide information services to students, faculty, and researchers throughout the research life cycle,

* Provide expert search services for systematic reviews and other intensive research projects,

* Serve as liaison for outreach, instruction, and collection services for disciplines which have significant data needs, such as: biostatistics, cardiology, epidemiology, genetics, infectious disease, oncology, and pediatrics,

* Develop and deliver a curriculum of instruction in data management across all disciplines,

* Provide data management advice and individualized consultations for groups and individuals working with research data,

* Assist researchers in locating data available for re-use and advise on appropriate repositories for sharing data,

* Advise students and researchers on intellectual property issues relation to data sets and to publications,

* Develop and maintain web-based resources for training in best practices in data management,

* Maintain familiarity with funder policies relevant to data management, such as NIH's data sharing policy and NSF's data management plan requirement, and communicate new requirements to relevant campus stakeholders,

* Assist researchers and staff with meeting the requirements of the NIH Public Access Policy,

* Participate in library-wide groups on data management and scholarly communications,

* Contribute to the Biomedical Library and the UCLA Library's communications vehicles, including but not limited to the Library's web site, LibGuides, and social media,

* Contribute to the UCLA Library and the Schools and Departments it serves by participating on committees, task forces, and other formal engagements, including but not limited to those related to data management,

* Contribute to the profession and represent the UCLA Library in the academic, scholarly, and professional community, and

* Serve as a member of the UCLA Library team and work to further the overall goals of the UCLA Library.

Anyone wishing to be considered for this position should apply online.  Applications should include: a cover letter describing qualifications and experience; a current curriculum vitae detailing education and relevant experience; and the names and phone numbers for at least three professional references, including a current or previous supervisor.

Candidates applying by November 11, 2013, will be given first consideration.  UCLA welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from women and minorities.  UCLA seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

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