Health Sciences Librarian
Butler University Libraries invite applications for a Health
Sciences Librarian position with a 12-month, continuing
(non-tenured) faculty appointment. This position serves as one of
two liaison librarians in support of the College of Pharmacy and
Health Sciences (COPHS), with an emphasis on support for new
initiatives related to health sciences.
Responsibilities: This position collaborates with faculty in
COPHS to facilitate the development of life-long learners with a
liberal arts foundation to serve as dedicated, competent health
professionals and community leaders. In cooperation with the
Science Librarian, the Health Sciences Librarian provides
course-integrated library instruction in support of program-based
student learning outcomes, participates in collection development
for health sciences programs, and provides research support for
faculty and students. As a library faculty member, the person in
this position also engages in scholarly activities and provides
service to the university. This position reports to the Associate
Dean for Public Services. To read the full position description, click
Description of institution/organization: Butler University's
mission is to provide high quality, integrated liberal arts and
professional education programs built upon interactive dialogue and
critical inquiry. Library services are central to this mission. In
Fall 2012 Butler Libraries engaged in a strategic planning process
that resulted in a new vision: Where Knowledge Inspires
Transformation. This position supports the new vision, priorities,
and strategic goals to realign library services to meet the current
and future information needs of students and faculty.
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications: Successful candidates must
have a Master's of Library Science from an ALA-accredited
institution, educational background in the health sciences, and
ability to meet minimum qualifications for the rank of Assistant
Professor as stated in 20.30.30.B.2.a of the Butler
University Faculty Handbook. Candidates with a second Masters
in a health sciences field will receive preference.
Applicants for the position should submit a letter of interest,
curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names
and contact information for three professional references to: Sally
Neal, Associate Dean for Public Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Screening of applications will begin January 24, 2014.