Position Available: Research & Education Librarian / Lead for Research Impact at Duke Medical Center Library

The Medical Center Library & Archives is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourages applications from candidates of all races, genders, ages, ethnicities, cultural heritage or nationalities; religious or political beliefs; sexual orientations or gender identities; or socioeconomic, veteran or ability statuses.

The Duke University Medical Center Library & Archives is seeking a dynamic and proactive librarian for our Research & Education team with a focus on our growing research impact services. The Research & Education Librarian and Lead for Research Impact enables and promotes research integrity and evidence-based practice at Duke Health through research consultation, advanced and systematic literature searching, instruction, web-based guides and tutorials, and by assisting users in locating accurate and timely information in support of biomedical research, quality clinical care, and health sciences education. Further, this position plays a key role in developing and delivering specialized support to the biomedical research community, including serving as lead on the library’s research impact and publication tracking services.

As Lead for Research Impact, this position focuses on research impact and scholarly communications initiatives, such as the NIH Public Access Policy and institutional publication tracking. They also provide input and support for the library’s growing data management planning and data sharing services. As part of the Research & Education team, the liaison also collaborates with other Research & Education librarians and Duke Health patrons on health sciences information services such as reference and systematic reviews.

The individual in this position joins a responsive, customer-service oriented department that provides instruction, advanced searching and systematic review services, in-depth research consultations, online and in-person help, and research impact services. We value diversity, collaboration, and creativity. We offer generous professional development and support opportunities to grow existing skills.

The Medical Center Library & Archives is a well-respected and integral component of biomedical research, quality health professions education, and patient care delivery. Duke University consistently ranks among the top health professions schools, top recipients of NIH funding, and top hospitals.

Visit our website to view the full description: https://mclibrary.duke.edu/about/employment#professional2


Salary for this position is competitive and based on experience and education. Reimbursement for relocation expenses is available. Duke University offers excellent benefit packages, vacation and sick leave, and support for professional development. Please see: https://hr.duke.edu/benefits


Available immediately. This position will be expected to work on-site at least 3 days per week.


Review of applications will begin May 16th and will continue until the position is filled.

Please send cover letter(s), CV, and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references via email to:

Victor Gordon, Associate Director for Administration, victor.gordon@duke.edu


If you have questions about the position, please email victor.gordon@duke.edu

Duke is committed to building an inclusive and diverse university community. Every student, faculty, and staff member – whatever their race, gender, age, ethnicity, cultural heritage or nationality; religious or political beliefs; sexual orientation or gender identity; or socioeconomic, veteran or ability status – has the right to inclusion, respect, agency and voice in the Duke community. Further, all members of the University community have a responsibility to uphold these values and actively foster full participation in university life.

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