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Health and Life Sciences Librarian
Auburn University

Date Posted Mar. 6, 2024
Title Health and Life Sciences Librarian
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Library
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Library Sciences (all categories)
Auburn University Libraries seeks an innovative, enthusiastic, and user-focused individual to serve as the Health and Life Sciences Librarian. Reporting to Head of Innovation & Research Support, the successful candidate will support research, teaching, and outreach for the College of Nursing and other health/life sciences related programs. This twelve-month tenure-track position requires professional and scholarly activity as well as service on library and university committees.

  • Serves as liaison and provides outreach to students, staff, and faculty in the College of Nursing and other health and life sciences related programs at Auburn University.
  • Provides subject-specific research assistance to support teaching, learning, and research in assigned liaison areas in the College of Nursing and health and life sciences related departments.
  • Develops, implements, and assesses outcome-based information literacy instruction sessions and online instructional materials for the assigned subject areas.
  • Provides support for evidence syntheses to faculty and graduate students in the College of Nursing.
  • Engages in collection development, management, and assessment for assigned subject areas.
  • Provides general reference services, both virtual and in-person, for the University community and the general public.
  • Maintains current awareness of issues, trends, standards, and best practices in higher education and the library and information science profession, including those related to research and educational technologies and scholarly communication.

SALARY / BENEFITS: Minimum salary of $60,000 for an Assistant Professor. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience/qualifications. This is a twelve-month tenure-track position. Benefits include 20 days of vacation leave/12 days of sick leave per year; participation in State Teachers’ Retirement System (mandatory); additional voluntary retirement plans available; health/dental/life/disability insurance.

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Auburn University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL), Hathi Trust, Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), and other organizations of academic institutions. The Libraries completed a strategic plan in alignment with the Auburn University Strategic Plan which is available at:
Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions. In 2024, it was ranked 47th among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees in agriculture and engineering, the professions, and the arts and sciences. Its 2023 enrollment of 33,015 students includes 26,874 undergraduates and 6,141 graduate and professional students. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student engagement, and its beautiful campus.
Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the “best small towns in America,” with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public-school systems and regional medical centers.

Auburn University is understanding of, and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual- career couples. Additional information can be found on our website:

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