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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Biomedical Sciences Librarian, Mount Sinai (NY)

Biomedical Sciences Librarian, Mount Sinai – NY

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s Levy Library is seeking dynamic candidates for its Biomedical Sciences Librarian position. This position is located in New York, NY.
Reporting to the Manager of Information and Education Services, this position supports the biomedical information needs of the Mount Sinai research community and the curriculum of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.  The ideal candidate for this role will be a customer-service oriented information professional knowledgeable about basic science and bioinformatics research practices.
Core Duties and Responsibilities
– Support the use of bioinformatics and other bioscience resources through instruction sessions and individual and group consultations.  Coordinate workshops and other presentations with bioinformatics resource vendors
- Develop and execute outreach plan to increase awareness and utilization of bioinformatics resources and services available to students and faculty
- Develop new and innovative library services to support the evolving needs of biomedical and data scientists
- Serve as liaison between the library and the graduate school
- Manage electronic deposit of Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences theses and dissertations, including maintaining documentation and assisting students through the process
- Serve as one of Levy Library’s experts on EndNote reference management software, including assisting users through trainings and consultations
- Participate in Levy Library’s Ask-A-Librarian service answering reference questions from students, faculty, physicians, nurses, housestaff and others within the Mount Sinai community
- Participate in library collection development particularly as it pertains to bioscience and bioinformatics resources
- Maintain and enhance Levy Library website content pertaining to areas of responsibility
– M.S. in data science, biostatistics or biological sciences or MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program
- Experience using molecular biology/genetics databases such as NCBI’s biological databases, UCSC and other genome browsers, et cetera
- Knowledge of the information needs, scholarly communication and research practices of the biomedical research community
- Experience using biomedical and interdisciplinary resources such as PubMed/MEDLINE, CINAHL, and Web of Science
- Experience using the EndNote reference management software
- Strong public and customer service orientation – Proficient written and spoken communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
- Demonstrated aptitude for teaching -Ability to work independently and collaboratively
– Experience analyzing statistical data using statistical software such as SPSS/SAS/R/STATA
- Familiarity with LibGuides platform
- Familiarity with basic principles and tools of text mining
- Experience using applications such as MATLAB and Adobe Creative Suite
To Apply
Please email cover letter and curriculum vitae to
About the Mount Sinai Health System
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is a national and international leader in biomedical education, research and patient care. The Medical School has been consistently ranked as a top 20 medical school in the US and is ranked #17 among U.S. medical schools for National Institutes of Health funding. The Graduate School comprises degree-granting programs in basic science, clinical research, public health, and genetic counseling. The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health system committed to providing distinguished care, conducting transformative research, and advancing biomedical education. More information is available on the web (