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Job Title: Research Support Librarian
Job Number: PSN29080
Organization: LSU Health Shreveport
Posted: 7/5/2018
Type: Full-Time
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Shreveport,  LA    USA
Position Description: This library faculty member teaches and answers reference questions, for all 3 schools and residency programs, with a focus on epidemiology and information needed for evidence-based practice. Develops resources to enhance the ability of faculty and learners to conduct research, and properly locate and evaluate existing health care literature. • Work with other faculty to teach the biostatistics module in the MD curriculum • Develop and lead classes (or online tutorials) on statistical and survey software available in the library, or from other relevant sources • Provide expert answers and assistance to the campus on projects including, but not limited to: o Systematic reviews or projects synthesizing the existing research literature o General good practices in managing data o Locating epidemiology data for health care decision-making o Connecting faculty and learners to appropriate and reputable outlets for publishing their work o Advising on the preparation of manuscripts/posters o Attending house staff conferences or learning events • Work with all library faculty to answer reference questions and teach in the overall educational program of the library • May make presentations to students involved in summer research programs • May serve as liaison, connecting one or more departments/programs to library sources and services, as assigned by library administration • May represent the library to relevant statewide research initiatives

Qualifications: Accredited master's degree or higher in library/information science, OR other relevant graduate degree with demonstrated familiarity with health information resources. Sufficient knowledge, through either academic coursework or on-the-job training, of quantitative concepts to explain them to others. Curiosity and ability to learn new/unfamiliar software to enhance the productivity of learners and faculty. Preferred: Experience with statistical software (SPSS, Graph Pad Prism, or other packages). Understanding of the research life cycle. Experience locating epidemiological and statistical data for health care decision-making. Experience with projects where stakeholders may not be librarians. Experience with a learning management system, and with survey software, such as LimeSurvey or REDCap. Experience with bibliographic citation management programs, such as EndNote.

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Closing Date: 7/27/2018
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Contact Name: Unclassified Staffing Department of Human Resources,  Research Support Librarian
Contact Location: 1501 Kings Hwy PO Box 33932
Administration Building Room 116
Shreveport   LA  71130
Contact Location: 1501 Kings Hwy PO Box 33932
  Administration Building Room 116
  Shreveport   LA  71130
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How to Apply: Applicants should apply through State of Louisiana jobs site. Do not send application materials directly to the library.

Additional Information: dministrativeDepartments/HumanResources/Jobs/ Unclassified/assistant-librarian-library- education-and-reference

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