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Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff)'s picture

Research Support & Data Services Librarian, Columbia University Libraries

Columbia University Libraries is hiring a Research Support & Data Services Librarian! Though this position will be based in the Social Science Libraries, I currently work at CU's Science Library and would be more than happy to answer any questions you might have about the position and/or working at Columbia. Would love to see some of y'all apply.

For the complete job description, visit: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63418

Best,
Jen Brown, Spectrum 2013

The Columbia University Libraries invites nominations and applications for the position of Research Support & Data Services Librarian in the Social Sciences Libraries. The Libraries seek an innovative, knowledgeable, and service-oriented professional to support research and data services and technologies. The successful applicant will be an adaptive problem-solver familiar with social science research methodologies and the use of quantitative and qualitative data.

The Research Support & Data Services Librarian is responsible for providing support for social science research, including the use of quantitative and qualitative data and data applications, to faculty, students, and staff, and for identifying and assisting in the implementation of new library technologies related to social science research and data. As a member of the team providing research and data support in the Digital Social Science Center, the incumbent will assist students, faculty, and researchers with research projects and will aid users in finding and using qualitative and quantitative data, including offering training and guidance in the use of data analysis and research software. The incumbent will work with colleagues within the division and across the Libraries to provide coordinated support for research and data services and technologies.

Reporting to the Geospatial Services Coordinator, the Research Support & Data Services Librarian will engage with emerging technologies and explore innovative services to support new research methods and data applications in the social sciences. The incumbent will assist with the management and support of the Libraries' quantitative and qualitative data collection, including data catalog records. The incumbent will also participate on Libraries-wide task forces and working groups and will represent the organization at appropriate regional and national forums.

As one of the world's leading research universities, Columbia University in the City of New York provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a dynamic, multicultural, intellectual community. The Columbia University Libraries comprises a diverse and engaged staff committed to furthering the University's teaching and research mission through innovation, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages individuals of all backgrounds and cultures to consider this position.