Medical Librarian–Podiatry Library, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Health Sciences Libraries at Temple University seek an enthusiastic, versatile and skilled librarian to serve at the Charles E. Krauz Library, School of Podiatric Medicine. This new position will provide reference, research, instruction and technology support to faculty, staff and students in the health sciences, with a special concentration in podiatry.

Temple University is a vibrant, urban research university with over 1,700 full-time faculty and a student body of 36,000 that is among the most diverse in the nation. For more information about Temple and Philadelphia, visit

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The Medical Librarian – Podiatry will be responsible for a range of information services activities that support the mission and goals of the Temple University Health Sciences Center, with particular focus on the School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM). These activities include in-person and virtual reference services, support of new and emerging technologies, education programs and research consultation services. Provides instruction sessions on health sciences information resources (such as PubMed) to faculty, students and staff. Located primarily at the TUSPM library in the School of Podiatric Medicine, the librarian will also work as part of the larger cohort of health sciences librarians located at the Ginsburg Health Sciences Library. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library/information science. Experience with MS Office and familiarity with both Macintosh and PC desktop machines.

Required Skills and Abilities:

*Demonstrated knowledge of current trends and applications of new technologies in libraries.

*Aptitude for teaching and developing user-oriented documentation.

*Demonstrated experience with searching online databases and other information resources.

*Commitment to professional development.

*Excellent communication and teaching skills.

*Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

*Experience providing reference in an academic health sciences library and/or hospital library environment.

*Experience with PubMed, Web of Science, CINAHL or other biomedical information search systems.


Competitive salary and benefits package, including relocation allowance.

To apply:

To apply for this position, please visit, click on Careers At Temple at the bottom of the home page, and reference 17004188.  For full consideration, please submit your completed electronic application, along with a cover letter and resume. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to cultural diversity.


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