Research Support Librarian

Tulane University, Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences
Louisiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 13, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


The Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences seeks a highly motivated research support professional to provide both individual and group information services in medicine, public health, and bioengineering. This professional helps meet the scientific information needs of the research and academic communities of the School of Medicine, the School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, the Tulane National Primate Research Center, and others. This work also includes multiple levels of collaboration with the main library (Howard-Tilton Memorial Library) on the uptown campus.

 The Research Support Librarian (Health Sciences) provides resources, tools and training, as well as research support in general biomedical and public health resources to the departments and programs in the Health Sciences Center at Tulane University. As a part of the Matas Library's coordinated team approach to user support services, the librarian offers research consultations, data management support, general or specialized instruction, and programming tailored to the requirements of the clinical, biomedical research, and public health communities at the point and place of need. This position collaborates with colleagues on the uptown campus in instruction and outreach efforts as appropriate to serve the life and health sciences communities at Tulane.

 The most attractive candidate for this role will have an ALA accredited MLS or its equivalent and at least one year of research support experience in an academic medical center or clinical or public health setting. Demonstrated experience in the use of health sciences information resources, including clinical resources & tools, and NLM/NCBI resources and tools will also be attractive, and excellent presentation, instruction, and written and oral communication skills are required. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of relevant information technologies, information management tools, and analytical and searching techniques is also necessary.

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience and include health insurance, paid leave, professional development support, retirement options, and relocation assistance.

Tulane University is an AAU/Carnegie I/ARL Research Institution and is ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the top forty national universities in the United States. The Rudolph Matas Library is located downtown at the Tulane University Health Sciences Campus near the Historic French Quarter. The library currently has upwards of 180,000 volumes, access to over 18,000 online journals and more than 10,000 electronic books. Matas Library underwent significant renovation in 2008 and has added new databases and resources for faculty, researchers, staff, and students.

To apply, please go to and enter for more information and to submit your documentation. To ensure full consideration, applicants must submit a letter of application, current resume/CV, and names with full contact information of at least 3 professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Tulane University is an ADA/AA/EO employer. We are looking to engage candidates with a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens. The diverse communities, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. All applicants will be looked at throughout our processing of applications.

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