University of Alabama at Birmingham — Clinical Research & Education Librarian

We are looking for a new CLINICAL RESEARCH & EDUCATION LIBRARIAN in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). This is an embedded librarian position in a clinical department with exciting opportunities to support medical education and clinical research.  The successful candidate will be a true member of the Anesthesia Department, with every faculty, resident, fellow, and support staff knowing who the librarian is and how they can support their work. In the world of health sciences librarianship, where half the battle is getting the word out, this is a fantastic opportunity. 

More about this position: https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/10740 

WHY RELOCATE TO BIRMINGHAM, AL?

Opportunities To Do Meaningful, Impactful Work:

  • Be an integral member of a clinical department, working as an embedded librarian at one the of largest hospitals in the U.S.
  • The Clinical Research and Education Librarian is an essential member of both the Graduate Medical Education team and the Clinical Research program in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine. As part of these teams, you will: 
    • Work as a key member of the education team to improve teaching, wellness, and recruitment of anesthesia residents and fellows.
    • Support the delivery and organization of graduate medical education materials through the management and improvement of our departmental Wiki for Anesthesia Education. 
    • Teach multiple Evidence-Based Medicine and library sessions to every class of incoming anesthesia residents.
    • Attend Anesthesia Faculty meetings, Residency meetings, and many other departmental events. 
    • Support Anesthesiology Department Research, in a specialty which encompasses lung injury, pain management and perception, critical care, data science, and precision and predictive medicine.
    • Be a vital step and one of the first stops in the clinical research process, helping faculty, residents, and fellows develop and refine research questions and incorporate literature into their studies.
    • Support patient safety and quality improvement by participating in our Continuous Quality Improvement Conference. 
    • As a co-author, participate in systematic review teams focused on patient handoffs and medical education.
  • As a faculty member of UAB Libraries, you will receive backing and guidance from your librarian colleagues across UAB’s campus along with opportunities to serve on library and campus-wide committees. The Clinical Research & Education Librarian also provides important insight to campus librarians as to the workings of the UAB Health System and how clinical providers interact with and use library resources

Opportunities To Grow Your Career:

  • Both UAB Libraries and the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine encourage experimentation and continual growth with space to try new things and make mistakes.
  • In this position, you will work in all areas of librarianship, from reference and instruction, to collection development and content management, all with the support of your colleagues at UAB Libraries to ensure your success. 
  • We know UAB may just be one stop on your career path, and we want to prepare you for what’s next. We support your continued growth as a librarian with excellent professional development funding and UAB’s Educational Assistance program through which you can earn another Master’s or PhD while you’re here.

Why UAB and Birmingham?

  • UAB, one of the top public R1 universities in Alabama and continues to receive recognition as an exciting place to work and learn. In 2021 we were named “America’s Best Large Employer” by Forbes Magazine.
  • (https://www.uab.edu/news/campus/item/11852-uab-named-america-s-no-1-best-large-employer-2021-by-forbes)
  • UAB is a major research university, with nearly $849 million in research grants and extramural awards for the 2021 fiscal year. 
  • UAB has won several awards for diversity, including Forbes Best Employer for Diversity among colleges and universities and in 2019 was voted among the best colleges for LGBTQ students.
  • Set at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Birmingham has lots to offer. Enjoy life in a smaller city with lower cost of living, less sprawl, and traffic and with all the cultural attractions you’d expect from a larger city. 

Learn More:

– APPLY TO THIS POSITION:
https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/10740 

– ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF ANESTHESIOLOGY & PERIOPERATIVE MEDICINE
https://www.uab.edu/medicine/anesthesiology/about 

– ABOUT UAB:
https://www.uab.edu/didyouknow/

– ABOUT BIRMINGHAM:
http://www.bhamwiki.com/w/Main_Page
https://www.movoto.com/guide/birmingham-al/moving-to-birmingham/

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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