Health Sciences Librarian

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Clemson University
Clemson, SC
Job Description: 

The Clemson University Libraries seek a service-focused, innovative, and collaborative librarian to support health sciences education and research at a dynamic public research university that focuses on student success by targeting four strategic priority areas: Research, Engagement, the Academic Core, and the Living Environment.  Clemson’s partnership with health care systems has created the Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR), a multidisciplinary unit that facilitates medical research and scholarship. In addition, Clemson’s School of Nursing received recognition by the National League for Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education. The Health Sciences Librarian provides research assistance, instruction, collection development, and outreach for the department of Public Health Sciences, School of Nursing, and CUSHR.  The successful candidate will collaborate with university partners and institutes to develop and support innovative programs and services.  Library faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track Faculty position and various benefit plans are available, along with annual leave, sick leave, and paid holidays.

Clemson University is a major land-grant, science and engineering-oriented university and has the highest Carnegie research designation (Very High, R1). Clemson is an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel. Centrally located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Clemson is in one of the fastest-growing areas of South Carolina, and a two-hour drive from Charlotte and Atlanta.


The ideal candidate for this role will possess an ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship or other relevant graduate degree as deemed appropriate by the Libraries, at least one year of experience providing information and research services in a library, and demonstrated ability to consult with and advise researchers about core nursing and health science reference tools. Preferred qualifications include an undergraduate or advanced degree in health or life sciences, experience conducting or supporting health sciences or nursing research, and evidence of, or potential for, professional and/or scholarly activity. More qualifications can be found in the full position posting.

How to Apply: 

Applicants should submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: . Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by April 12 will be guaranteed consideration.