Job Posting: Evidence Synthesis Librarian – Virginia Tech

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We’re hiring! Come work with us at Virginia Tech as our Evidence Synthesis Librarian!

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Open Job Posting: Evidence Synthesis Librarian

University Libraries at Virginia Tech seeks creative and enthusiastic applicants for the position of Evidence Synthesis Librarian.

Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.

Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.

The Evidence Synthesis Librarian supports evidence synthesis at Virginia Tech for Blacksburg, Roanoke, the National Capital Region, and other locations and affiliates. Lead, manage, and develop a programmatic approach for evidence synthesis services. Provide guidelines-based support and consultations for systematic review and meta-analysis projects. Provide evidence synthesis instruction and training to the university community. Partner with individuals in and outside the Libraries to advance evidence synthesis services. Explore emerging tools and methods for evidence synthesis, such as text and data mining. Supervise student employees and/or guide undergraduate research projects related to evidence synthesis. Incorporate inclusive communication and collaboration to liaise effectively with diverse partners and audiences. Serve as subject area liaison to one or more departments, institutes, or program areas, providing research assistance and instruction; collections support; outreach and communication; and partnership towards area initiatives. Contribute to supporting the VT community in adoption of open and collaborative research practices; sharing and disseminating research results; and tracking research impact.

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our ongoing efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

University Libraries of Virginia Tech is a founding member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance: http://www.ala.org/acrl/issues/diversityalliance.

Applications must be submitted online at www.jobs.vt.edu. The application package needs to include: (a) a resume, (b) a cover letter addressing the candidate’s experience with the responsibilities associated with the position, and the required and preferred qualifications, and (c) names of three (3) references and their contact information.

Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.

Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.

Full posting with requirements and application information available at:

http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/95220

Salary: $50,000 minimum dependent upon qualifications and experience

Review of applications: March 27th 2019 – Apply by March 26th 2019 to be in the first review

 

For questions about this position or the process, please contact:

Cathy C Pillow
Human Resources Manager
University Libraries, Virginia Tech
cathyp@vt.edu

Virginia (Ginny) Pannabecker
Director, Research Collaboration and Engagement
Liaison to Biochemistry, Biocomplexity Institute, Biological Sciences,  Neuroscience, Systems Biology, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics

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