Research Data Librarian (Open Rank)
The Health Sciences Library & Informatics Center (HSLIC) at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (UNM HSC) seeks applicants for a Research Data Librarian. Research data management and sharing is of growing interest at UNM HSC, and the Research Data Librarian will be at the forefront of initiatives on campus to support and promote these efforts. The UNM HSC is a research-intense, Hispanic-serving institution with a large health system supporting the State of New Mexico and its unique populations. The HSC’s mission is to continuously improve health and health equity in New Mexico, with a strong emphasis on partnerships with communities and community-based research solutions. Given these unique characteristics and the amount of clinical research, areas of particular emphasis in research data collection, management, sharing, and curation include clinical data and tribal data sovereignty.
The Research Data Librarian will work to expand the library’s advocacy with the UNM HSC research community and increase awareness of services in the areas of data management and curation, data ethics (including tribal data sovereignty), and data literacy. The Research Data Librarian will collaborate with UNM Libraries Research Data Services colleagues and other stakeholders to promote greater awareness, and improve university-wide data management and sharing. The position will create and implement effective and sustainable programs and tools in order to meet the needs of faculty and researchers, undergraduate and graduate students, and HSLIC’s faculty and staff. This position will be a vital part of a highly collaborative library team that seeks to learn together and support each other. A successful candidate will be curious and willing to grow and develop as a professional, while helping others to grow and learn as part of the campus community.
This position reports to the Division Head for Resources, Archives and Discovery (RAD) and also works with members of the RAD team and other library divisions to support the information needs of the students, staff, and faculty of the UNM HSC, and the broader UNM community. In addition to research data activities, other responsibilities include research and scholarship; teaching; consultations; and committee service. Participation in professional development and library initiatives includes engaging in professional service activities, contributing to the health information sciences profession through participation in relevant organizations, and scholarly communication. We strongly encourage those who are passionate about fostering diverse, equitable, and inclusive libraries and research data practices to apply.
This is a full-time, benefits eligible faculty position with a primary appointment in HSLIC. The UNM provides a diversified package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through tuition remission and dependent education programs. For a more complete explanation of benefits, go to: https://hr.unm.edu/benefits
Appointment is posted as open rank, to be determined based on qualifications. Salary range: $61,380-$75,210.
The Health Sciences Library & Informatics Center (HSLIC) is New Mexico’s only publicly accessible health sciences library, serving the four colleges of the University of New Mexico’s Health Sciences Center, the UNM Health System, and the many communities of New Mexico by providing high quality health information, curriculum-engaged instruction, and outreach. HSLIC’s mission, vision and strategic plan for FY 2022-24 can be found here: https://hsc.unm.edu/hslic/about/strategic-plan.html The library is committed to justice, equity and inclusion in our work and environment. HSLIC has an active and productive Justice Equity and Inclusion Committee, whose initiative can be further explored here: https://hsc.unm.edu/hslic/about/jei.html Located in Albuquerque, an ethnically diverse city with a rich culture and unlimited opportunities for outdoor exploration and adventure, the University is a research-intense and Hispanic-Serving Institution, with a growing population of students in health sciences programs. The Health Sciences Center’s mission is to continuously improve health and health equity in New Mexico, with a strong emphasis on partnerships with communities and community-wide solutions.
HSLIC serves the UNM School of Medicine, including its Health Professions programs; undergraduate and graduate programs in the College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, and College of Population Health; the UNM Hospitals and Health System; and the Comprehensive Cancer Center. The UNM HSC has earned a national and international reputation for its integrated education, patient care, research, and partnership initiatives which address the unique healthcare needs of New Mexico’s urban and rural populations (http://hsc.unm.edu). UNM is the flagship research intensive university with a student population of over 36,000.
New Mexico offers over 200 days of sunshine, a rich set of cultures and histories and outstanding recreational opportunities year-round and is home to world class skiing, hiking, biking, climbing, arts, and cuisine. At more than a mile-high elevation, this high desert environment provides beautiful sunny days but also the variety of all four seasons. The city of Albuquerque is the largest city in New Mexico with roughly 900,000 people in the city and surrounding areas. Albuquerque is 1 hour from Santa Fe, NM and 2.5 hours from Taos, NM, both world famous for their art and culture. The State of New Mexico is multicultural and diverse with 19 indigenous native pueblos, Navajo reservation and three Apache tribal lands. We have excellent local cuisine, breathtaking sunsets, numerous cultural and historic sites, lakes, rivers, deserts and mountains.
Applicants must provide:
Finalists for this position should be prepared to provide official educational transcripts if selected for hire.
To apply, please visit this website: https://unmjobs.unm.edu/ and see the faculty job posting for Req22016.
For further information, please contact David Lucero at (505) 272-0634, firstname.lastname@example.org
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