Job Opportunity: Research Services Librarian – LSU Health Sciences Center – New Orleans


LSU Health Sciences Center – New Orleans

Reporting to the Associate Director of Libraries, the Research Services Librarian provides expert literature searches, participates in the systematic review process, provides research consultations, and citation management support.  Provides general reference as a part of the Education and Research Department. Plans, teaches, and assesses information literacy instruction with faculty. Develops web- and print-based materials. Serves as liaison to the School of Public Health. Locates and creates digital content to support academic instruction. Explores, evaluates, and encourages deployment of emergent technologies into library programs and services. The position collaborates with a team of health sciences librarians and associates to provide library services.

Required Education                 Master’s

Discipline(s)                              Library Science

Required experience: none

Preferred experience to perform the job       Experience in an academic library with health sciences involvement; teaching health information literacy skills; searching biomedical literature and full-text databases; course management software and development of online instructional modules or tutorials

The John P. Isché Library, the main library at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, is located in the Library, Administration, and Resource Center Building at 433 Bolivar Street, floors 3-5. The Dental School Library is located at 1100 Florida Ave., on the 3rd floor of the Dental School Administration Building, Room 3100.  The Libraries offer all traditional services, as well as more technologically advanced information services.

LSU Health New Orleans is committed to leveraging diversity as an educational resource and an institutional core value. We seek candidates who will contribute to a climate where students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds have equitable access and success opportunities. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, we welcome all to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Desired Start Date              01/03/2022

Position End Date (if temporary)      

Posting Close Date              11/21/2021

Open Until Filled                No

Application Review Date to Begin     11/23/2021

Special Instructions Summary           Please provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a list of three references that includes names, relation to applicant, and contact information.


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