Position opening: NIH Library, Bibliometrics Informationist

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Position Title/Series/Grade/FPL:        Librarian (Biomedical) GS-1410-12/13 FPL 13 positions

Area of Consideration:                          All US Citizens/Merit Promotion

MP Announcement Number:               NIH-ORS-MP-21-11159023

DE Announcement Number:               NIH-ORS-DE-21-11158978

Open Date:                                              July 24, 2021

Close Date:                                           August 2, 2021

Location:                                                  Montgomery County, Maryland

Number of Vacancies:                           2 positions

MP Announcement Link:                    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/607615500 (Federal employees)

DE Announcement Link:                     https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/607615600 (general public)

Julie Vazquez
HR Specialist for ORS, Branch C
Phone: 301-435-8721
Fax: 301-480-5443
Email: julie.vazquez@nih.gov


  • Serves as a technical authority in the provision of bibliometric services in very complex subject areas related to biomedical research.
  • Develops policies, programs, services and/or products for a library system.
  • Initiates, plans, and carries out work activities and projects related to designing, developing, and overseeing instructional and training programs on library programs, services, and systems.
  • Provides consultations on designing and using bibliometric analyses, training on bibliometric theory and techniques, and customized analysis designed to meet specific needs of NIH staff.
  • Calculates citation impact scores using the latest bibliometric techniques and put those scores into context to help NIH staff understand how useful laboratory or program publications have been to other scientists.
  • Provides research services for users which involve not only directing the user to information sources, but also locating and evaluating the information itself.


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