Georgia State University is seeking applicants for a Health Informationist. Ranked as the #4 Most Innovative University by U.S. News and World Report, Georgia State University has one of the fastest growing research profiles in the country and a proven commitment to the success of students from all backgrounds. Georgia State University Library seeks an innovative, collegial, and highly-engaged information specialist to support research and teaching within the School of Public Health and health-related disciplines at Georgia State University. This position works to enhance collaborative research and team science in critical areas of public health, including biostatistics and epidemiology, health promotion and behavior, health management and policy, environmental health, and urban and global health.
The Health Informationist provides regular consultations, research assistance, instruction in information and data use, and has a strong commitment to student learning and success at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Based within the downtown Library’s Research Data Services Team, this position serves as liaison librarian and content specialist for the School of Public Health and other areas as assigned. The Health Informationist is a new type of embedded specialist who works to link library resources and expertise with grant-funded research projects. Granting agencies such as the NIH/National Library of Medicine provide administrative supplements for informationists in order to enhance storage, organization, management, and use of digital research data, and the successful candidate is expected to explore opportunities in these areas.
Qualifications – ALA-accredited Master’s in Library/Information Science and/or relevant graduate degree in a related field.
See the full Vacancy Announcement (pdf) for more details. More about the Georgia State University Library at http://library.gsu.edu.
Georgia State University Library seeks a dynamic, knowledgeable leader for its department of Technical Services. The Department Head will play a leadership role in a service-oriented environment, providing direction for all aspects of cataloging, acquisitions, electronic and continuing resources, including strategic planning, budget management, and management of departmental personnel.
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The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library at Emory University has an opportunity for an enterprising individual who can develop partnerships with faculty and departments in the School of Nursing. The Nursing Informationist will deliver research and instructional services using a variety of formats and technologies, participate in developing the library’s collection to support nursing education, and work on a team to field information requests from the schools and units in the Woodruff Health Sciences Center.
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The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library at Emory University has an opportunity for an enterprising, inquisitive, and creative individual. The Life Sciences Informationist will deliver research and instructional services to faculty and students in the undergraduate and graduate life sciences programs, participate in scheduled reference service, and assist with publication analysis and reporting for faculty, departments, and schools.
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Review of applications will continue until position is successfully filled. Emory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from women and minorities.