(20200130) Health Sciences & Medical Librarians - Drexel University Libraries

The Libraries is currently recruiting for two librarian positions with expertise in health sciences and / or medical librarianship. Discipline expertise in genetics, neuroscience, pharmacology or bench science is preferred. Candidates should also have an understanding of evidence-based practice and experience with curricula or research support.

These librarians will offer medical and health sciences subject expertise in information resources and tools, pedagogy and/or research to collaborate with faculty and staff to integrate research and information-seeking instruction into appropriate courses and curriculum to advance information and data literacy skills and will report to the Curricula Support Manager. Other responsibilities include:

  • Develop and support resources for guidance and assistance for clients to find, access, evaluate, and use information as part of the Information Assistance program
  • Create and maintain web-based research guides, tutorials, and web pages
  • Actively contribute to crafting and promoting Libraries messaging to build partnerships with clients and colleagues to develop programs and tools that enrich teaching, research, and scholarship.
  • Share information and feedback from Schools and Colleges about their relationships to scholarship with Libraries leadership and other liaisons to improve services and resources.
  • Provide general, as well as specialized consultation in person, phone, email and chat
  • Provide discipline expertise for selection decisions on scholarly content
  • Contribute professionally through participation in campus activities, external service, and/or publication, presentation, or research


  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library and information sciences
  • Minimum of three years of relevant experience as a librarian in an information organization
  • Undergraduate degree, graduate coursework, and/or professional experience in discipline beyond information science
  • Demonstrated knowledge of discipline information resources, tools and scholarly trends
  • Demonstrated knowledge of discipline pedagogy and current instructional techniques
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong customer service orientation and commitment to inclusiveness of diverse ideas and perspectives
  • Evidence of self-motivation to address new challenges, ability to solve problems with minimal supervision and commitment to learn new knowledge and skills
  • Familiar with current and emerging technologies and trends in academic libraries and scholarly communications
  • Excellent organizational skills, including time and project management
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment; able to lead as well as execute and take constructive input from multiple sources
  • Demonstrated involvement and contribution to the profession through service, presentations, publications, and/or research



  • Experience working in a library or academic setting
  • Demonstrated success working within a dynamic, matrix organization


For more information and to apply see Drexel Careers



Posted Date: 
01/30/2020 to 03/01/2020