Research and Education Librarian for Institute for Clinical and
Translational Research (ICTR)
The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HSHSL) at
University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) seeks an innovative,
forward-thinking Research and Education Librarian to be embedded in
the UMB’s Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
. The UMB ICTR is a clinical and translational research
initiative providing the administrative home for translational
science partnerships at UMB, across the University System of
Maryland (USM), and the joint UMB/Johns Hopkins (JHU) NIH Clinical
and Translational Science Award (CTSA).
This Research and Education Librarian position has four primary
areas of responsibility:
- Participate in the discovery, selection, and implementation of
a faculty profile system.
- Develop strategies for program evaluation and measuring the
impact of the ICTR. Reports/data visualizations generated from
these activities will be shared with various stakeholders.
- Develop tools linking faculty and staff to content experts and
- Provide research and instruction services.
To provide a range of services supporting the UMB ICTR, this
faculty librarian will collaborate with experts within the HSHSL
and potentially with external colleagues and in the CTSA national
network . For more information about the HS/HSL, visit http://hshsl.umaryland.edu/
about the ICTR, visit https://www.umaryland.edu/ictr/
UMB and the HSHSL are deeply committed to a community of
excellence, equity, and diversity. HSHSL welcomes applications from
women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities,
sexual minority groups, and other candidates invested in creating
and enriching an inclusive environment through their work and
Faculty Profiles System
- Assist in the discovery, selection, and implementation of a
faculty profiles system in collaboration with partners in
participating units and institutions.
- Develop a marketing and education strategy promoting UMB
faculty expertise through effective use of a faculty profiles
system in collaboration with ICTR staff.
Promotion and Networking
- Develop strategies for program evaluation and measuring the
impact of the ICTR in research output, knowledge transfer, clinical
implementation, community benefit, and the research impact of
- Conduct in-depth publication metrics reports at the author
level (individual/group/ department), article level, and journal
level enhancing visibility and demonstrating the research impact of
- Employ data visualization tools to illustrate and highlight
ICTR funded research.
Research and Instruction
- Market and promote ICTR collaborations and resources in
partnership with ICTR staff.
- Working with ICTR staff, implement systems linking ICTR faculty
and projects to content experts at UMB and to other institutional
- Share information about the evolving landscape in scholarly
communication such as open access and open science.
- Design and offer workshops and consultation services related to
research visibility, research impact, and scholarly
- Participate in grant preparation and collaborate on
- Develop presentations and share expertise in ICTR professional
- Actively engage in committees and on teams within the HSHSL,
the UMB ICTR community, UMB, and professional organizations.
- Pursue research and professional development activities.
- Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program.
- Two years of experience related to position
- Experience designing instructional services.
- Experience delivering presentations.
- Experience searching biomedical databases such as PubMed and
- Experience in program evaluation.
- Demonstrated evidence of successful project management.
- Demonstrated service orientation and skills.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team
- Experience in an academic, research, or health sciences
- Knowledge of faculty profiles systems.
- Experience in using citation metrics tools.
- Experience with tools such as Tableau, PowerBI, R, or
The Research and Education Librarian for the UMB ICTR reports
administratively to the Associate Director for Research and
Information Services at the HSHSL and programmatically to the
Director, UMB ICTR.
This position can allow for a hybrid telework arrangement.
This is a permanent status-eligible, full-time, non-tenure track
faculty position. Librarians are expected to progress successfully
along the promotion and permanent status track and participate
fully as members of the library’s faculty. For more information,
see the University’s “
Criteria and Procedures Relating to the Appointment, Promotion and
Permanent Status for Library Faculty
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the
position is filled.
Include the following documents as part of the application
- A resume or curriculum vitae.
- Three references with the names, professional titles,
relationships to applicant, and contact information, including
- A cover letter that describes applicant’s interest in the
position. The cover letter should also include a maximum 100 word
statement describing their experience and commitment to equity,
diversity, and inclusion and how they would further the Library and
UMB’s diversity values; applicants who have not yet had the
opportunity for such experience should note how their work will
further the Library and UMB’s commitment to diversity.
- On a separate page, a signed/dated affidavit stating, “I
verify that my CV is current and accurate” – this does not need to
For more information, visit our website at http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/general/about/employment/
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$55,000 minimum, commensurate with experience.
Generous benefits include choice of retirement, medical, and dental
plans; 22 days of annual leave; 15 days of sick leave; 3 personal
days and 14 holidays. Regular employees, as well as their spouses
and dependent children, may receive tuition remission for most
programs at many campuses of the University System of
The University of Maryland, Baltimore campus is located in downtown
Baltimore, blocks from Orioles Park at Camden Yards, Raven's
Stadium, and the Inner Harbor, a recreational waterfront
destination. Baltimore City and the surrounding metropolitan area
are noted for high quality-of-life indicators offering historic
parks, great neighborhoods, and world-famous art collections,
museums, theaters, and symphony orchestras.
The HSHSL is one of the largest health sciences libraries in the
United States with a record of user-centered innovative services
and programs. Fifty-six FTE employees including 25 faculty
librarians staff the library. Our attractive and vibrant facility,
which opened in 1998, serves as a hub for collaboration and
learning with resources, programs, and tools that promote
discovery, creativity, and innovation. The HSHSL also serves as the
headquarters for the Network of the National
Library of Medicine (NNLM), Region 1.
The HSHSL serves the schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing,
Pharmacy, Social Work, and the Graduate School. It supports 7,200
students and nearly 7,900 faculty and staff members. UMB is a
71-acre research and technology complex consisting of 67 buildings
including the University of Maryland BioPark, the University of
Maryland Medical Center, and the VA Hospital. Read more about
, including its mission, vision, and core values.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race,
color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran
status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or
policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the
Staffing department at HRjobs@umaryland.edu
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disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) during
any part of the application process, please submit a
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