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e-Research Librarian position at University of Maryland

(apologies for cross-posting)

Title: e-Research Librarian Post-Master's Program

Category: Librarian

Department: Public Services Division

Benefits: 22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days of Sick Leave, 3 Days 
Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays, Tuition Remission, Health, 
Dental, Vision, and Prescription

The University of Maryland Libraries is seeking an e-Research 
Librarian in the Post-Master's Program. This is a two year 
position which will provide an opportunity for a new librarian to 
gain exposure to an academic library environment and exercise 
leadership in the development and implementation of policies and 
practices relating to e-Research, a new area of engagement for 
the Libraries. The incumbent will help define a completely new 
role for librarians, which will allow them to become more closely 
integrated into the educational and research process at the 
University of Maryland.

Reporting to the Director of Public Services, the e-Research 
Librarian: actively participates in university-wide initiatives 
to develop and design policies, sustainable services, and 
infrastructure to enable faculty and students to preserve and 
make available their research data; partners with internal units 
(such as GIS and DRUM - Digital Repository at the University of 
Maryland) and external units (such as the Office of the Vice 
President for Research, Office of Information Technology, and the 
Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities) to develop a 
data-publishing model that leverages library services in support 
of data management and preservation; assists faculty with 
development of data management plans for grant applications; 
serves as an active member of the Public Services Division, 
contributing to divisional initiatives and leading specific 
projects; working closely with subject librarians, incorporates 
support for data management and preservation into library 
services; maintains close engagement with issues relating to 
scholarly communications such as copyright, open access, and data 
management and preservation.


-MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution of higher 
education received December 2008 or later.

-Demonstrated subject knowledge and experience in sciences or 
engineering including understanding of issues related to 
scientific research and scholarly publishing.

-Demonstrated knowledge of issues and technical challenges 
related to use and archiving of datasets.

-Familiarity with academic, research, or special libraries.

Click here to view the full position description:


APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply 
online at <https://jobs.umd.edu/>. No relocation assistance will 
be provided. You must be legally able to work in the United 
States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor 
individuals for employment. An application consists of a cover 
letter which includes the source of advertisement, resume, and 
names/e-mail addresses of three references.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted 
until October 28, 2011.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to 
a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not 
discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, 
age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental 
disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital 
status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities 
and women are encouraged to apply.

Terry M. Owen
DRUM Coordinator
Digital Repository at the University of Maryland
University of Maryland Libraries
College Park, MD 20742-7011
301.314.1328 voice
301.405.9191 fax