GW University: Science and Engineering Reference/Instruction Librarian

The George Washington University Libraries announces a search for a Science & Engineering Reference/Instruction Librarian

Where: The George Washington University Libraries

Position Title: Science and Engineering Reference/Instruction Librarian.

Applicant Profile: Collaborative, technologically capable, user-focused applicants who will have the opportunity to develop and implement creative user and data services in the sciences and engineering.

The George Washington University Libraries announces an opening for Science and Engineering Reference/Instruction Librarian. We seek collaborative, technologically capable, user-focused applicants who will have the opportunity to develop and implement creative user and data services in the sciences and engineering. 

 The librarian in this newly created position provides research and instruction services to students and faculty in the GWU community. The librarian provides regular reference service including in person service at a desk and /or virtually via email and chat, schedules research consultations, creates research guides in relevant subject areas, and serves as an embedded library liaison in designated academic departments, including the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), as well as science departments in the Columbian School of Arts and Sciences.  The librarian assists faculty and research groups with preparation of grant proposal materials, data management plans and supports data curation activities for the community. The position reports to the Coordinator of Reference Services.

Applicants must have an ALA accredited MLS and substantial coursework or library experience or practical lab experience in engineering or science fields, such as biology, physics, chemistry, geology, etc, For a full details, including job responsibilities and to apply please visit http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/10910. Review of applications will begin on October 29, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. The George Washington University is an EO/AAE.