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Eastern Michigan University Assistant Professor (Behavioral and Health Sciences Librarian) in Ypsilanti, Michigan

uGeneral Summary:/uPosition: Behavioral and Health Sciences Librarian, a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. and#160;brand#160;brAppointment Description:br Tenure-track faculty position with an expected start date of September, 2021. and#160;and#160;br This position is an 8-month academic year appointment, with an additional Summer appointment possible.uPrinciple Duties and Responsibilities:/uAs a member of the Library faculty, the Behavioral and Health Sciences Librarian serves as the liaison to the Psychology Department, related behavioral sciences, interdisciplinary fields such as neuroscience, and selected fields in the health sciences to be determined based on the successful candidates expertise and interests, and the institutions needs.and#160;brand#160;brThe Behavioral and Health Sciences Librarian enhances information and data literacy by collaborating with faculty in liaison areas to develop, promote, and teach course-integrated library instruction; creating online research guides and tutorials; assessing learning outcomes; providing reference assistance; conducting research consultations; promoting library services; and developing other approaches to synchronous and asynchronous instruction. The librarian will provide leadership for data services and other emerging trends in scholarly communication and research in the relevant subject areas.and#160;brand#160;brThe librarian participates in collection decisions andemand#160;/emoversees the development of the specialized behavioral and health sciences collections and information resources, using knowledge from interactions with disciplinary faculty to inform collection decisions.and#160;brand#160;brAs a member of the Information Services team, the Librarian also provides research assistance to all library users (both in-person and online), collaborates on Information Services team projects, and works to continuously enhance the user experience.and#160;brand#160;brThe Librarian may perform related Departmental duties as required.and#160;brand#160;brBeyond these primary assignments, scholarly and/or creative activity and department, university, and professional service are required for tenure and promotion.brbrThis position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.uQualifications:/uulliALA accredited Masters degree in library or information science, or equivalentliExperience searching relevant behavioral and health sciences databasesliExperience teaching information literacy skillsliExcellent analytical, interpersonal, and communication skillsliEvidence of both professional initiative and flexibilityliDemonstrated ability to work effectively and contribute to a diverse university communityliExperience creating instructional materialsliUnderstanding of current collection development practices/uland#160;brPreferred:brulliDegree or coursework in a relevant disciplineliExperience providing reference and/or instruction in relevant disciplinesliExperience providing in-person or online reference serviceliExperience with data management, locating data sources, and/or statistical analysisliKnowledge of learning assessment strategies and current information literacy concepts/ul