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Clinical Reference Librarian

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Libraries

Job Title: Clinical Reference Librarian
Job Location: Birmingham , AL
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Library administration, librarian
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-11-27
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Clinical Reference Librarian
University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB Libraries at the University of Alabama at Birmingham ( is seeking a faculty member to fill a unique position in the health sciences library branch located at UAB Hospital.

This individual will be a member of a team that works in the clinical space with a variety of clienteles, including nurses, faculty clinicians, and medical residents. The incumbent will work closely with the Center for Nursing Excellence to support education, research, and patient care at all levels and through a variety of embedded activities, and must be comfortable working in a busy clinical environment. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the profession and to build a record of progressive scholarly and professional achievement.

UAB Hospital is Alabama's major tertiary care center, with the only comprehensive cancer center in a five-state region. It is routinely ranked in US News and World Reportís Best Hospitals and Beckerís 100 Great Hospitals in America. UAB Hospital has over 1000 medical residents, and approximately 1200 beds at two campuses. It is the only Magnet designated hospital in the state of Alabama, and one of few hospitals in the country with four consecutive accreditations.

For more information on the UAB Health System, visit

Job Requirements

Preferred: Minimum three yearsí professional experience in an academic health sciences library or a large teaching hospital library, demonstrated skill in interacting with adult learners, knowledge of evidence-based practice principles, and experience with supporting nursing activities.

Required: ALA accredited MLS or equivalent, one or more years of professional experience in an academic health sciences library or a large teaching hospital library, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong public service orientation, flexibility, ability to manage projects and work independently, and demonstrated ability to interact well with varied clienteles and co-workers.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Apply online at Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

A pre-employment background check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

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