Research and Education Librarian, Mountain Area Health Education Center, in Asheville, North Carolina

Mountain Area Health Education Center, in Asheville, North Carolina, invites applications for the position of Research and Education Librarian. The librarian in this position will provide curriculum-integrated instruction for residents, fellows, and medical students in the effective use of health science databases and mobile apps, the integration of information resources into clinical practice, and effective use of library services and resources to support evidence-based practice, and will evaluate information access and management skills. Duties will also include clinical information services, in-depth and on-demand consultation, specialized proactive alerting services, and research activities literature searching with critical appraisal and filtering, annotated bibliographies, bibliographic management, and assistance with study design, writing, preparation for publication.

Qualifications include:

Required: Master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited institution, Experience using biomedical and evidence-based practice literature, research, and clinical tools, experience training and supporting the information needs of clinical providers, experience in evidence-based teaching and practice for adult learners, including course development and instructional material design, strong commitment to innovative and responsive customer service, demonstrated understanding of trends and issues in the field of health sciences information, and the ability to plan and implement innovative technology solutions, self-motivated, with the ability to set and attain goals effectively, manage competing priorities under pressure, and the flexibility to adapt to change, excellent written and oral communication skills, demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills, independent and professional judgment, and decision-making skills, familiarity with data management trends and practices, successful experience working in a collaborative environment.

Preferred: three years’ experience in health sciences or medical library setting (or equivalent experience), additional graduate education in health sciences or equivalent field, experience with liaison services and embedded librarianship, experience with the integration of knowledge and evidence-based resources in the EHR and other clinical tools.

Apply at MAHEC, 121Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803 or fax resume to (828) 257-4710 or email to Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and Spanish/English bilingual persons are strongly encouraged to apply

Position Open Until Filled

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