Job Posting: Clinical Librarian, Charlottesville, VA

The University of Virginia’s School of Medicine/Claude Moore Health Sciences Library seeks a collaborative, forward-thinking professional for the position of Clinical Librarian.

This tenure-ineligible faculty appointment is in an academic research-oriented environment with expectations for research, publication, and participation in professional associations.  The Clinical Librarian provides research and evidence-based practice information resources to clinical departments and programs in response to priorities set by Health System and library leadership. As a member of the library’s Knowledge Integration Team, the incumbent coordinates the library’s

customized library clinical services, leading efforts to implement and evaluate innovative support services and contribute to the development of research, knowledge, and evidence-based practice within the clinical setting.


The successful candidate must have a master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program as well as demonstrated experience in the use of bibliographic research and clinical tools. The ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, demonstrate initiative, manage multiple projects, and a commitment to continuous professional development are required. Preference will be given to candidates with two years of professional library experience and professional experience in a biomedical environment.


The Claude Moore Health Sciences Library serves the academic, clinical, and research information resource needs of the University’s hospital, Schools of Medicine and

Nursing, and programs in public health and biomedical sciences.


To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0610554. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contract information for three references. The position will remain open to applications until filled. Applications received before August 31, 2012 will receive priority.

For further information about the position and application process, please contact Ellen Ramsey, M.Ed. at or (434) 924-9962.

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



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