[Michlib-l] Job posting - Assistant Professor, Research Data Librarian, Oakland University (Rochester, MI)

Shawn Lombardo lombardo at oakland.edu
Tue Dec 17 11:59:38 EST 2019


Application review begins March 2, 2020

Oakland University’s Kresge Library seeks an innovative, collaborative, and
service-oriented individual to join us as an Assistant Professor and
Research Data Librarian to lead us in advancing student and faculty
research and curricular innovation by offering research data support
services. Successful applicants for this position will possess a strong
commitment to research and teaching support and will demonstrate knowledge
of current and emerging trends in data science, scholarly communication,
and data curation. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a
commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Responsibilities include:

• Facilitating the continued development of an infrastructure and library
services to support data discovery, curation, preservation and sharing

• Offering library programs to educate the campus community on data
management requirements and best practices

• Guiding faculty and students in the discovery and use of existing
research data sets

• Collaborating with subject librarians to facilitate the support of
research data use within their liaison areas

• Providing training and support to library colleagues in all aspects of
research data management

• Serving as a liaison librarian for select STEM disciplines to support
instruction, collection development, and research

• Contributing to broader scholarly conversations through publications and

• Participating in library, university, and professional service activities

Minimum Qualifications

• Master of Library Science degree or equivalent from an ALA-accredited

• Experience working with datasets including data identification, curation,
or retrieval

This is a tenure-track faculty position with an eight-month schedule;
attainment of tenure is dependent upon job performance, scholarship, and
service. Salary will be determined by credentials and experience. Oakland
University offers excellent fringe benefits including TIAA/CREF and
Fidelity retirement plans.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and
encourages applications from women and minorities.



Shawn V. Lombardo
Associate Professor | Coordinator of Collections Support Services |
Engineering and Computer Science Librarian
Oakland University Libraries
100 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
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