Job Posting: Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Open Position: Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Education and Clinical Services Librarian, Lamar Soutter Library, UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA

Under the general direction of the Manager of Education and Clinical Services, the Education and Clinical Services Librarian plays a central role in developing customized library services in support of the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s education, research, and clinical enterprise. The position will begin remotely and transition to hybrid as school policies evolve regarding COVID-19.

Exciting position specific liaison duties include:

  • Work in partnership with the Vice Provost for Health Equity to advance all aspects of health equity across the research, education, and patient care mission areas.
  • Liaison with the Diversity and Inclusion Office.
  • Provide education and clinical services to veterans and other library patrons

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Why work at UMass Medical School?

UMass Medical School, Massachusetts’ first and only public academic health sciences center, is an award-winning public university and one of the leading medical schools in the nation for primary care education. UMass Medical School is also a major center for research, ranking in the top quartile of American medical schools that receive funding from the National Institutes of Health. UMass Medical School, in partnership with the VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System, is completing construction of a new, community-based outpatient clinic (CBOC). The school is also beginning the construction of a new research building (NERB) that will be used to support UMMS’ growing research and educational enterprises. With the recent hiring’s of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion and Vice Provost for Health Equity, UMass Medical School is dedicated to ensuring that diversity, inclusion, and health equity remain at the forefront of the school’s IMPACT 2025 Strategic Plan.

The Lamar Soutter Library is a vital partner with the medical school and its clinical partner, UMass Memorial Health Care, in supporting educational and research activities. The library is recognized nationally as a leader in services for evidence-based medicine, systematic reviews, research data management, research impact, library publishing, and oversees the medical school’s archives and institutional repository.

What about Worcester, MA?

Worcester is the “heart” of the Commonwealth. It is a diverse, multi-ethnic, affordable, culturally rich “neighborhood city”, with a rich history in higher education and industry, and a vibrant foodie and arts scene. Being centrally located in MA gives easy access to Boston, Tanglewood, Hartford (CT), Portland (ME), Providence (RI), and beautiful coastal and mountain communities. See Welcome to Worcester Google Map created by Lamar Soutter Library.

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