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From the GMR: Position: Visiting Research Information Specialist

The University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking new talent. See the announcement below:

Visiting Research Information Specialist
Hourly Appointment
UIC's Library of the Health Sciences - Chicago

UIC's Library of the Health Sciences seeks .5 FTE Librarian to work on a Greater Midwest Region National Network/Libraries of Medicine subcontract to assist with the development of an EBM (evidence-based medicine) online course and other reference activities. The project period will run approximately 35 weeks.

Job Description:
This individual will assist with a variety of project tasks including assisting with the development of online modules, coordination and management of project reports, project data collection, assessment of online modules, marketing, and other project-related tasks. Other responsibilities include information services, reference consultation, Ask A Librarian coverage, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
A Masters degree from an American Library Association accredited program is required. Two years of professional experience in health sciences librarianship with an understanding of EBM concepts and a familiarity with medical databases is preferred. The candidate must be well organized, able to work independently with limited supervision, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

Additional Desirable Qualifications: Experience using Adobe Captivate, Blackboard and a familiarity with online instruction development.

Must be able to work 20 hours a week beginning July 2010 through February 2011.

Salary/Hours/Contract: Salary is $20 per hour.

For fullest consideration, apply by June 28, 2010, with a cover letter, supporting resume and the name and address of three references to:

Annie Marie Ford
Director of Library Human Resources
University Library, M/C 234
801 S. Morgan St.
Chicago, IL 60607
E-mail: lib-hr@uic.edu
Fax: (312) 413-0424

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