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Public & Environmental Health Sciences Librarian

Indiana University
Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Jul 19, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Librarians & Library Administration, Other Academic Affairs
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Full Time
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The Indiana University Libraries seek a creative and innovative librarian to liaise with students and scholars engaged in the growing discipline of public health, taking into special account how environmental issues affect human health in a multitude of interdisciplinary ways.

Responsibilities: Provide advanced consultation and research support for literature intensive research projects using appropriate health and environmental sciences databases; provide responsive, quality teaching and learning support including the development and execution of instruction programs focused on advanced resources for undergraduate and graduate students; collaborate in programming and engagement activities with librarian colleagues to share research experience and expertise. 


Required: ALA-accredited graduate degree in library or information science or international equivalent.  Early career and individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates with an advanced degree in a relevant subject area and appropriate experience in an academic setting will also be considered; demonstrated interest or experience in instruction and/or research consultation; demonstrated knowledge of public and environmental health disciplinary terminology and familiarity with relevant methods regarding literature access and dissemination; demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate on projects and initiatives; ability to meet the requirements of a tenure-track position at the IU Libraries (

Preferred: Training in the appraisal of public and/or environmental health literature; experience with book and journal selection and/or licensing; familiarity with literature review (e.g. scoping, systematic, meta-analysis, rapid, etc.) search methodologies, guidelines, and standards; familiarity with GIS resources commonly used within public and environmental health research, data visualization skills.

For complete posting with additional responsibilities, required and preferred qualifications, and benefit programs information go to

To apply: For full consideration, applications must be received by Friday August 20, 2021.  Position remains open until filled. Interested candidates should review application requirements and submit their application at

Questions regarding position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 205, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 - Phone: 812-855-8196 - Fax: 812-855-2576 - Email: Expected start date: January 1, 2022.

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Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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