[Libs-Or] Job Opportunity: Engineering Librarian at OSU Libraries & Press

Hussong-Christian, Uta Uta.Hussong-Christian at oregonstate.edu
Thu May 27 13:52:02 PDT 2021

Oregon State University Libraries and Press (OSULP) seeks applications for an Engineering Librarian. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor<https://wiki.library.oregonstate.edu/confluence/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=61180641> position. The successful candidate will draw on a record of self-motivated relationship building to work with OSU's highly-regarded College of Engineering. These faculty and students pursue basic and applied research, while also leveraging strong industry relationships to provide relevant learning opportunities and product commercialization pathways.

The successful candidate will also bring their enthusiasm and experience for guiding and supporting students, faculty and staff who work with research data as they build learning opportunities and communities of practice around data tools and data literacy in STEM fields using in-person and electronic formats. This work presents a unique OSULP program building and shaping opportunity for the successful candidate.  Possible collaboration and connection points exist with those on campus building out data programs<https://cgrb.oregonstate.edu/training/blds> and with established user groups<https://cgrb.oregonstate.edu/training/bioinformatics-users-group-bug> in the biosciences. This work is anticipated to complement the existing library-based data management services program<https://guides.library.oregonstate.edu/research-data-services>.

The successful applicant will join a very collaborative and highly engaged team of library faculty and staff. While we strive to provide clarity about the skills needed to be successful in the position, we recognize that we haven't thought of everything and that applicants may bring unique skills. If that is you, please apply and share with us how your specific skill set might enhance the work we do to support the OSU community.

In all of its activities, OSULP strives to provide an inclusive environment where equity of access fosters equality of opportunity. All OSULP faculty are responsible for helping ensure that these goals are addressed within the unique context of their primary responsibilities. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, OSU values diversity in our faculty and staff regardless of their self-identity; to that end, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, veterans, women, and LGBTQ community members.

OSU Libraries & Press offers a relocation allowance and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage, retirement program choices, and numerous other benefits, including professional development support. Oregon has no state sales tax. Salary is expected to begin at $57,000. To review the full position description and submit application documents online by June 25, 2021, visit: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/102032 (Posting P04429UF).

Questions can be directed to the search chair, uta.hussong-christian at oregonstate.edu<mailto:uta.hussong-christian at oregonstate.edu>

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Uta Hussong-Christian
Associate Professor & Science Librarian
OSU Libraries & Press
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97330

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