San Diego State University Library – Health & Life Sciences Librarian

San Diego State University Library is seeking applications for the position of Health & Life Sciences Librarian. This position will provide reference, library instruction, outreach, and collection development for the health sciences, life sciences and related fields. The Health & Life Sciences Librarian will also work at the general reference desk and provide undergraduate information literacy instruction.

The successful candidate will have an ALA accredited Master’s degree or equivalent international degree; an undergraduate or graduate degree in the life sciences, a related health discipline, or at least two years’ experience in an equivalent research library; an understanding of the current research, information sources, and scholarly trends in the fields of health and the life sciences; knowledge of emerging issues and technologies in science librarianship; strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills; ability to work effectively in collegial environments; and a commitment to fostering diversity.

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