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Science and Mathematics Librarian, James Madison University

Science and Mathematics Librarian, James Madison University

Reference: 0407999

APPLY TO: JobLink.jmu.edu

 

James Madison University is a public, comprehensive university of approximately 20,000 students located in the Shenandoah Valley two hours from Washington, D.C. The university has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the top-rated public regional Master's level university for seventeen consecutive years. The university places a strong emphasis on undergraduate research and offers 38 master's degree programs and 8 doctoral programs.

 

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

James Madison University (JMU) Libraries and Educational Technologies (LET) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Science and Mathematics Librarian. This position is the liaison to JMU's College of Science and Mathematics (CSM), which includes the biology, chemistry and biochemistry, geology and environmental science, mathematics and statistics, and physics and astronomy departments.

LET is established as a campus leader in information literacy instruction, research support, curricular and special collections, and educational technology integration. This position joins an organization that is dedicated to building on these strengths while supporting a collaborative and innovative culture.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A master's degree in Library and/or Information Science from an ALA accredited institution, or international equivalent.
  • Demonstrated commitment to support and contribute to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. 
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in a science discipline.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of trends in science librarianship.
  • Teaching experience or familiarity with instruction planning, including online tutorials and library research guides. 
  • Familiarity with collections practice and methods. 
  • An understanding of open access publishing and research data management in the sciences.

 

APPLY TO: JobLink.jmu.edu