Job Posting: Informatics/Data Services Specialist and Biomedical/Research Services Specialist UL302, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN
— Provide leadership and direction for the Health Sciences Libraries and the Academic Health Center around data access and management, collaborating with Library and campus partners to develop and sustain a data curation program.
— Develop strong partnerships with faculty, students and researchers affiliated with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Institute of Health Informatics to understand their workflows and develop online tools, systems and services to enhance efficiencies and facilitate translational science.
— Develop collaborative partnerships with informatics researchers across disciplines, contributing expertise in information science and linked open data to research projects that leverage, mine and integrate bibliographic data and information systems.
— Collaborate with library colleagues, including web services developers and the metadata strategist, to integrate and optimize health information systems, e.g., electronic health records, decision support tools, expertise systems, geospatial information systems, etc.
— Collaborate on interprofessional educational support for informatics and contribute to the health informatics curriculum, developing case studies, offering lectures, collaborating with instructors on assignments, and developing and integrating learning objects into the online learning environment.
Responsibilities of Biomedical/Research Services Specialist:
— Provide leadership and programmatic direction for the research support services offered by the Health Sciences Libraries.
— In collaboration with the University Libraries’ Research Services Librarian and other library colleagues, analyze trends in AHC research programs and disciplines, and develop, maintain and promote relevant, high-quality research support services such as grant support, systematic reviews, data and information management, research impact and metrics, etc.
— Facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration across the University Libraries, particularly across the sciences.
— Apply technical expertise and collaborate with the Libraries’ Web Services Development department to develop tools and implement services.
— Assess campus education needs related to research support and coordinate the development and execution of in-person and online training.
— Serve as library liaison to the biomedical sciences graduate programs and to researchers in the Medical School and Biomedical Discovery District, consulting on and offering a wide array of research support services and integrating them into user workflow.
— Develop and teach classes and workshops based on user needs, developing learning objects and integrating them into the online learning environment.