Engineering and Physical Sciences Librarian, Oakland University, Rochester MI

The successful candidate will focus on subject-based library instruction, outreach, and research partnerships with the OU School of Engineering and Computer Science, which includes the departments of computer science and engineering, electrical and computer engineering, industrial and systems engineering, and mechanical engineering. The candidate will also provide support for the OU College of Arts and Sciences' departments of chemistry, physics, and mathematics and statistics. With a background in engineering or physical sciences, the candidate will be able to actively support assigned departments in research and grant activities, and may assist in supporting the data management plan requirements for projects within assigned areas. The candidate will serve as an active member of the Library Faculty, contributing to the Library's public services programs and initiatives, and will be a leader in current and emerging trends in data science, scholarly communication, and science librarianship, who will possess the ability to apply new technologies to a broad range of library applications and instruction modalities.

Rank, salary, benefits, for both positions: This is a tenure-track, eight-month, bargaining-unit faculty appointment. Attainment of tenure is dependent upon job performance, scholarship, and service. Appointment may be made at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level; professional rank and salary will be determined by credentials and experience. Oakland University offers excellent fringe benefits including TIAA/CREF and Fidelity retirement plans.

General Information: Oakland University is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral research institution that is dedicated to delivering a distinctive undergraduate experience to more than 20,000 students, complemented by the strength of its graduate offerings and research accomplishments. The university offers an array of academic and professional programs at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels, and welcomed the charter class of the privately-funded Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in August 2011. The university is located in Oakland County, which features beautiful state parks and vibrant urban communities. It is located northwest of Detroit in the Rochester area, recently ranked by CNN/Money as one of the 100 best places to live in the U.S., and features a campus that includes 1,441 acres of wooded hills and meadows. For more information, see the Oakland University web site athttp://www.oakland.edu.


For more information and to submit applications for the Engineering and Physical Sciences Librarian position, please visit:  https://academicjobs.oakland.edu/postings/843

All inquiries should be directed to: Kristine Condic, Search Committee Chair, Oakland University, Email:salomon@oakland.edu.  Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Oakland University is an equal opportunity employer.

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