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April 2024 Health Sciences Job Openings

Assistant Director for Research & Information Services | Medical Center Library Saint Louis University

Are you a health sciences librarian passionate about partnering in research on cutting-edge, evidence-based health care who enjoys leading others in an inclusive and collaborative culture? 

 Saint Louis University Libraries invite you to apply for the position of Assistant Director for Research & Information Services at the Medical Center Library. Supporting the Libraries' strategic plan and the University’s R1 research status, the successful candidate will coordinate the provision of reference services, including managing and supervising faculty librarians, conducting expert literature searches, supporting research initiatives, and furthering evidence-based practices toward a common goal of high-quality synthesis for clinical care and published research. The position reports to and works collaboratively with the Associate Dean & Director of the Medical Center Library.

 Key information:

 Starting salary from $80,000, negotiable based on relevant experience. 

Initial review of applications will begin May 6, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. Desired start date is July 2024 or after.  

 Visit the SLU job portal for the full position description and to apply:

 Please include a cover letter addressing qualifications for position, curriculum vita, a response to a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) prompt, and three current professional references.

 A Zoom information session will be held on April 25, 2024, at 11 am CST for potential candidates to learn more about the position, SLU, and St. Louis. Register at:

 Please note: Research suggests that potential job seekers may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage those qualified and interested to apply. We seek diverse candidates who have the skills and experience to be successful in this role.

Katy Smith, PhD, MLS (she/her/hers)
Health Sciences Librarian/Asst. Professor
Medical Center Library

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Research & Instruction Librarian | Vera P. Shiffman Medical Library | Wayne State University

The Vera P. Shiffman Medical Library in the Wayne State University Library System welcomes qualified applicants to apply for the role of Research and Instruction Librarian. Join a vibrant, skilled and service-oriented library staff that serves the region's largest single-campus medical school and the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Shiffman Medical Library is located near midtown Detroit on Wayne State's vibrant medical campus, surrounded by partnering teaching hospitals and medical centers. This a full-time ­position reporting to the library director. 

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If you have any additional questions, please contact the chair of the hiring committee, Library Director LaVentra E. Danquah at