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Research Public Services Librarian, Countaway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Position Description

Working as a member of the Research and Instruction Team (R&I), the Research Public Services Librarian will report to the Manager of Research and Instruction and will provide front-line services for patrons of the Countway Library within the framework of the library’s mission and strategic plan. This position serves as a bridge between Research and Instruction, Access Services, and Outreach departments.

The Countway’s current primary user group includes, but is not limited to, students and faculty from Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, the Chan School of Public Health, and, significantly, clinical faculty and Harvard residents within the 15 Harvard-affiliated hospitals/institutions. Additionally, With our newly renovated space and an entrance now on a main thoroughfare in the Mission Hill community, we have plans to begin limited services to the general public. The person filling this position will have an opportunity to work as part of a cross-unit team focused on developing or expanding services for this user population.

The successful candidate for this entry-level position will be expected to participate in professional development and training (e.g., National Library of Medicine PubMed training opportunities) in order to learn and understand the basics of health sciences librarianship.

This is a two-year term position from the date of hire, with the possibility of extension, contingent upon work performance and continued funding to support the position.

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