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Date Posted: 28-NOV-2017
PIN Number: #23342
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The Preston Medical Library at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine in Knoxville, Tennessee, is seeking applicants for a Clinical and Research Services Librarian. This is a faculty appointment, with rank to be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

This position provides medical reference services in the library and clinical setting, and will determine information requirements and plan the delivery of services to support evidence-based practice. This may include attending rounds, department meetings or other forums. This position will represent the library on a Magnet nursing shared governance council by attending meetings and offering support to nursing staff. This position will provide a systematic review service, to include consultation, literature searching, and authoring the methods section of manuscripts. Other services will include: staffing the reference desk; developing education programs; developing research guides; using reference software; maintaining reference statistics; providing outreach to the community and information for the Consumer and Patient Health Information Service; initiating and participating in research, scholarly activities, and regional and national medical library organizations; and other duties as need is determined.

Required: Master's degree from an ALA accredited library school; two years of experience in a health sciences library; experience working in a clinical setting and searching National Library of Medicine's PubMed; strong service orientation, self-motivation and the ability to multi-task; comprehensive knowledge of library reference sources; experience designing library instruction classes and developing supporting materials; demonstrated analytical, written and verbal communication skills; the ability to work as part of a team; Medical Library Association Academy of Health Information Professionals certification required within a year.

Preferred: Experience as a clinical or liaison librarian. Systematic reviews training. Demonstrated experience in providing patient education and teaching graduate students in the health sciences.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:
Sandy Oelschlegel, MLIS, AHIP
Preston Medical Library
1924 Alcoa Highway
Knoxville, TN 37920
phone: 865-305-6615

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 920 Madison Avenue, Suite 825, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, telephone 901-448-7382 (V/TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.