Clinical and Research Support Librarian @ UCLA


Open date: November 10, 2022

Next review date: Friday, Jan 6, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Feb 3, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Department: Sciences User Engagement, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library
Rank and Salary: Associate Librarian to Librarian ($66,878 – $105,193)
Position Availability: Immediately
Application deadline for first consideration: January 6, 2023
The UCLA Library seeks a highly collaborative, user-focused professional for the position of Clinical and Research Support Librarian. This is an opportunity to shape service models, lead training, and engage deeply with health sciences clinicians and researchers.

Position Duties

Reporting to the Director of the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library and Science and Engineering Library, the Clinical and Research Support Librarian provides support to clinical staff, faculty, residents and other stakeholders at UCLA Health and, in collaboration with Library colleagues, the School of Nursing, the School of Dentistry, and the David Geffen School of Medicine. In addition, the librarian will take a lead role in the coordination and ongoing development of the Library’s systematic review service.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Develop and offer educational sessions on information resources and tools that provide the best available research to ensure-evidence based decision making at the point and place of need;
  • Offer training and support in finding and retrieving high quality evidence and the use of databases and mobile apps;
  • Identify tools and resources to expand Library‚Äôs support of clinical decision making and systematic review projects;
  • Participate on research teams for systematic/scoping reviews and meta-analysis projects across a variety of disciplines;
  • Provide small group, virtual, and classroom-based systematic review training;
  • Create and maintain asynchronous training materials to support researchers in the systematic review process;
  • Provide consultations and research support for graduate students, residents, faculty, and researchers on the use of biomedical and citation management resources and tools;
  • Provide general reference and research support for students, faculty and researchers in the health sciences in collaboration with Biomedical Library colleagues;
  • Maintain awareness of changes and trends within relevant disciplines and campus programs;
  • Actively contribute to a User Engagement Functional Team and Library wide initiatives; and
  • Work with Library Development to identify, cultivate, and steward donors, collections, and gift funds.

The successful candidate will be committed to promoting and enhancing diversity through engagement with and promotion of the UCLA Principles of Community.

Interested in the position? Learn more and apply here.