Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Assistant/Senior Assistant Librarian

Stony Brook University seeks an Assistant/Senior Assistant Librarian for a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position. The Librarian will be responsible for providing instruction and research services to students and staff in science and engineering disciplines. Reference service will include regular reference hours at the Main Reference Desk, chat coverage and research consultations.

The Science Librarian will provide instruction on how to use both print and electronic science information researches. The incumbent will also participate in the University Libraries' robust instruction program that includes Science Information classes and workshops as well as general bibliographic instruction sessions to support the libraries' undergraduate information literacy program.
Required: MLS. College-level science courses. Preferred: Academic degree in a science discipline. Experience in an academic library setting. Experience with bibliographic instruction/science-specific bibliographic instruction, Collection development and science reference service. Supervisory experience in a library. Knowledge of science information databases (e.g. Web of Science, PubMed, Biological Abstracts, Engineering Village, or ArXiv). Experience as a library subject specialist. Teaching experience in an academic environment. Demonstrated record of participation in professional organizations. 

Anticipated start date: April 1, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

For a full description of position details and information on how to apply please visit www.stonybrook.edu/jobs (Ref# F-7798-13-02). Stony Brook University/SUNY is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer.

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