Health Sciences and Human Services Library University of Maryland, Baltimore
The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) seeks an innovative, forward-thinking Data Services Librarian to develop robust research data-related services for UMB faculty, staff, and students. This dynamic librarian advances the Library's efforts in data management planning, discovery of and access to research data, and data sharing. The Data Services Librarian partners with the HS/HSL's Bioinformationist . The librarian will also collaborate with other faculty and staff within the HS/HSL and with partners throughout the University. This new position is a member of the Services Division, home to information services, research and education services, and bioinformation services. This is a permanent status-eligible full-time, non-tenure track faculty position reporting to the Associate Director for Services. For more information about the HS/HSL, visit http://hshsl.umaryland.edu/ .
Identify software and tools and develop services supporting the discovery and management of research data.
Consult with faculty, students, and staff regarding research data needs.
Develop and lead instructional programming on data-related topics and tools.
Assist researchers in locating and accessing open and secondary datasets for use in research.
Engage with University partners integrating research data services into academic programs and administrative units within UMB schools (dentistry, graduate school, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work).
Develop marketing strategies and initiatives, and conduct outreach activities promoting research collaboration and data sharing programs of the HS/HSL.
Participate in the development and growth of the UMB Data Catalog by establishing a systematic approach for locating UMB researchers' data and creating dataset records associated with UMB-related scholarly publications.
Engage actively in committees within the HS/HSL, the University, and professional organizations.
Pursue research and professional development activities.
Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program.
Background or experience indicating an ability to become proficient with quantitative or qualitative research tools such as R, Python, SAS, SPSS, D3.js.
Knowledge of data repositories and public data sets.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated strong service orientation and skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Certification in data science or advanced training in data handling.
Experience with tools such as Tableau, D3.js, R, Python, SAS, or SPSS.
Experience in an academic, research, or health sciences library.
Experience providing instruction to a range of audiences, including faculty and students.
Application materials must include a CV/resume; cover letter which includes the source of advertisement; 3 references including names, addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating "I verify that my CV is current and accurate" - does not need to be notarized). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by August 16, 2019 .
MINIMUM SALARY: $55,000, commensurate with experience
Generous benefits include choice of retirement, medical, and dental plans; 22 days of annual leave; 15 days of sick leave; 3 personal days and 14 holidays. Regular employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children, may receive tuition remission for most programs at many campuses of the University System of Maryland.
UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Organization: Health Sciences & Human Services Library
Job Posting: Jul 17, 2019
Internal Number: 129321
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.