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The Galter Health Sciences Library is a dynamic organization that shares Northwestern’s commitment to excellence, and fosters the creation and sharing of knowledge among the faculty, staff, and students of Feinberg School of Medicine and its affiliates. The Library improves and enhances health care through innovation and leadership in the delivery, management, and use of quality information to support the educational, research, and patient care needs of our users. We work to build and sustain an inclusive and respectful environment and recognize the value of diversity in thought and approach as we carry out our mission. Galter Library encourages and supports a healthy work/life balance, and we support well-being for our team and our larger Northwestern community.

Listed below are the current employment opportunities at the Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center. To apply for any of these positions, please follow the directions in the full description. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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Education and Curriculum Librarian

JobID #46089

Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center (GHSL) at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a friendly, collaborative, and enthusiastic individual to join our research and information services team, to design, coordinate, and deliver quality programming and services to library users in support of Feinberg’s research and education goals. The position assignment includes planning and delivering group user instruction in a variety of curricular environments, providing point-of-need consultation and research question follow-up, and collaboration with key constituents on systematic reviews and research projects.

*Please note this position has a hybrid work schedule, agreed upon in consultation with the Head, Research and Information Services.

Full Description / Apply

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Research Impact Librarian

JobID #46612

Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center (GHSL) at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a Research Impact Librarian. This position will work as part of Galter Library’s Research Assessment and Communications department to support individuals and groups in their understanding, assessment, visualization, and reporting of impactful outcomes of research and clinical care efforts. The department provides advisory services for researchers, groups, departments, and centers on topics such as managing or tracking publications, maintaining an impactful online identity, measuring or assessing research impact by discipline, communicating research impact to diverse audiences or developing successful publishing and dissemination strategies. We strongly encourage early-career librarians to consider this opportunity.  

*Please note this position has a hybrid work schedule, agreed upon in consultation with the Head, Research Assessment and Communications.

Full Description / Apply

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Generalist Repository Ecosystem Initiative (GREI) Data Librarian

JobID #46882

Galter Health Sciences Library seeks an innovative and energetic data professional to join our team to support and advance research data management and sharing. The Data Librarian will join a strong and supportive team of collaborative data professionals in the Galter DataLab working on the Zenodo project through the National Institutes of Health’s Generalist Repository Ecosystem Initiative (GREI). The Data Librarian will provide focused support to the program through development and delivery of training, outreach, and use case support for the GREI program and provide curation and advisory services for research data management, FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable) Principles, and enhanced dissemination of training and research products. They will implement workflows to promote strong inclusive practices and collaborate on community and capacity building for the GREI through a model of “coopetition” with collaborators from the other repositories taking part in GREI.

Full Description / Apply

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Updated: February 3, 2023