1. Develops and coordinates research data support services. 2. Develops and leads instructional sessions about the use of various data resources and tools, and best practices for data access, collection, management, preservation and dissemination with a targeted focus on medical and health-related data. 3. Provides data lifecycle support to faculty, students and staff in academic departments, schools and research center through consultations and in-person and virtual reference services 4. Assists in locating external datasets, writing data management plans, and identifying data management resources. Offers data management education tailored to the needs of departments and labs. 5. Monitors the landscape of data management plans required by funding agencies (National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, etc.) and major biomedical publishers and begins to design support services to respond to these requirements. 6. As a representative of the library, interacts with various groups involved in data science, such as the Yale Center for Analytical Sciences, the Joint Data Analytics Team, and the Yale Center for Biomedical Data Science, and collaborates with other Yale University Library and University-wide data interest groups to promote awareness of data resources, products, and services among faculty, students and staff through outreach and embedded activities. 7. Coordinates ongoing training and support for library staff on research data management fundamentals and services. 8. Develops library collections of data and data-related materials. 9. Develops and maintains awareness of data-centered strategies and technologies across the health sciences; attends relevant professional development activities and conferences 10. May work across the different Yale campuses: Medical, Central, West, and Science campuses. 11. May participate in the library's long-established departmental liaison and/or Personal Library programs. 12. May be required to assist with disaster recovery. 13. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Two years of professional experience working in an academic health sciences or biomedical library or affiliated clinical/research environment. Knowledge of statistical and spatial software for data analysis and visualization and experience with online and network-based information systems. Public services experience and training, preferably in a health sciences library setting.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Two years of professional experience working in an academic health sciences or biomedical library or affiliated clinical/research environment. Knowledge of statistical and spatial software for data analysis and visualization and experience with online and network-based information systems. Public services experience and training, preferably in a health sciences library setting.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to conclusion in a timely fashion. Ability working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization and dynamic team environment.
Posting Position Title: Data Librarian, Medical Library
Required Skill/ability 3: Knowledge of metadata standards and data archival procedures.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Data Librarian for the Health Sciences
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated understanding of the research process used in biomedical and health sciences with particular focus on the research lifecycle of data. Demonstrated ability with biomedical data resources and tools used in medical education, biomedical research, and clinical practice.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications and analytical ability.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated ability with data management best practices and familiarity with requirements from funding agencies and scholarly publishers.
Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school. In selected instances, a degree in a related field such as informatics, data science, health sciences or statistics may be substituted for a master's degree in Library Science.
Internal Number: 66218BR
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