Senior Research Librarian (Medicine and Health Sciences)
Library Services and Information Management
Short info about job
Company: University of Nottingham
Department: Research & Learning Services
Salary: £38,183 to £46,924 per annum, depending on skills and experience.
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Permanent
Type / Role: Professional or Managerial
Phone: +44-1535 3712799
Fax: +44-1546 4563964
Detail information about job Senior Research Librarian (Medicine and Health Sciences). Terms and conditions vacancy
The Libraries, Research and Learning Resources (LRLR) department provides a full range of library and learning technology services to the University. LRLR puts students and academics at the heart of everything, working in partnership with academics and professional service colleagues to provide the right environment for learners, teachers and researchers to discover, develop, use and share information and learning content in support of knowledge creation and dissemination.
Reporting to the Associate Director for Research and Learning Services, the Senior Research Librarian will join the Research Support team, and will have specific responsibility for the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Based in the Research Support team office on University Park, they will lead on, and be accountable for, the development of strategy and the delivery of specialist library services in support of research within the faculty. The post holder will be responsible for engaging with the faculty at a strategic level, understanding their specific needs and devising support mechanisms that are appropriate. They will also be responsible for managing relationships with senior academics within the faculty, gathering information and analysing requirements as needed, through a variety of formal and informal mechanisms.
In addition, the post holder will have experience of systematic literature searching and be able to support researchers and students by providing guidance and training as required. The post holder will also contribute to the wider department through membership of the LRLR Leadership Group and involvement in projects.
We are looking for a candidate with excellent relationship management and influencing skills, who has an in depth understanding of the priorities and challenges facing both researchers and the University today. The role requires energy, enthusiasm and a real passion for working in partnership with academics, students and other professional services. In return, we offer an excellent working environment, support for your personal and professional development and the opportunity to be part of a highly committed team.
This is a full-time permanent post.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Jennifer Rochfort, tel: 01157486273 or email [email protected] Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.