Biology, Health, and Marine Sciences Collection Strategist/Bioinformatics Librarian
Collection Development & Management Program
The University of California San Diego Library seeks applications from highly motivated, innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented professionals to join the Library as our Biology, Health, and Marine (BHM) Sciences Collections Strategist/Bioinformatics Librarian (Assistant, Associate or Full Librarian). This position reports to the Assistant Director of the Library’s Collection Development & Management Programs (CDM).The University of California San Diego Library is committed to supporting academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.
The University and the Library
With 36,000 students, UC San Diego is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through excellence in education and research at the undergraduate, graduate, professional school and postdoctoral levels. UC San Diego has been recognized as one of the top 10 public universities in the nation by US News & World Report, as well as one of the top schools for medical research. UC San Diego is also in the top 10 of all universities in the nation in receiving federal R&D research grants. The UC San Diego Library plays a critical role in advancing and supporting the university's research, teaching, patient care, and public service missions.
Bioinformatics and systems biology (including the graduate biomedical informatics and quantitative biology tracks) is an interdepartmental academic program for undergraduate and graduate students. It is supported broadly at UC San Diego by five schools/divisions: the Jacobs School of Engineering, the Division of Biological Sciences, the Division of Physical Sciences, the School of Medicine, and the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Graduate Program is supported by these respective schools, divisions, and their departments as well as by a substantial NIH Training Grant and over fifty associated faculty.
The Collection Development & Management Program (CDM) collaboratively supports the UC San Diego Library’s mission of providing, managing, and preserving information resources in a variety of formats to meet the diverse and evolving teaching, learning, and research needs of our users. The program is essential to the academic success and scholarly productivity of students, faculty and researchers. The program plays a critical role in both supporting and transforming the cycle of scholarly communications through ongoing stewardship of the products of research, identifying strategies and innovative approaches to collecting and sharing digital scholarship, and actively participating in shared collection and Open Access initiatives.
Responsibilities of the Position
Biology, Health, and Marine Sciences Collection Strategist
Subject Librarian for Bioinformatics
In support of campus Bioinformatics programs:
Librarians at UC San Diego are academic appointees and entitled to appropriate professional leave and all other perquisites granted to non-faculty academic personnel. UC San Diego Librarians are expected to participate in library-wide and system-wide planning and governance and to be professionally active. Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a rich and diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.
Salary: Salary and level of appointment in the Librarian series commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on the University of California pay scales.
Closing Date: Application consideration begins February 16, 2018.
To Apply: For full consideration, please submit applications to: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01653
Please provide the following:
Partner Opportunities Program: UC San Diego recognizes that your employment decisions may involve dual career considerations. UCSD provides online and in-person career and relocation assistance to spouses and partners of academic appointees.
AA-EOE: UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.
50 E Huron St. | Chicago, IL | 60611 | USA
© 2009-2018 American Library Association
Join | Renew | Donate
Request a New Community