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The LPC maintains a list of jobs that incorporate library publishing roles. To be included in this list, the position must be located administratively in a library, or report directly to a library-based supervisor. The primary function(s) of the position must directly engage in the creation, dissemination, and/or curation of scholarly, creative, and/or educational works. Administrative positions that do not directly engage in these functions may be included if they include supervisory responsibility primarily for employees who are performing these functions.

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking a motivated and engaged individual to serve as a scholarly communications and research librarian. This position melds three complementary responsibility areas: scholarly materials, publishing and faculty research activities. The candidate is expected to assume a College-wide collaborative lead in these areas. 
The successful candidate will maintain and promote a digital platform of scholarly materials that includes the College’s research, historical artifacts and faculty selected works. The position provides visible support for the College’s scholarly communication program, which is built on our institutional repository (DigitalCommons@PCOM), along with a planned online open access publication framework and the College’s growing research activities. As part of a dynamic and collaborative faculty research team, the position will assist with the development of the College’s research activities through initiatives in research workflows including curation, publisher open-access policies and data persistence/storage. The position will serve as the primary liaison for and provide consulting support to identify, store, describe (curate), retrieve, and re-use the College’s research data. The position will be part of a team to build a full system (with training, outreach, liaison duties, policies, procedures, technologies, tools, workflows, etc.) of data management requirements to support faculty. Will perform other duties as assigned.
ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science with work experience, preferably in an academic environment. 
Experience in providing scholarly communications or publishing or research data services to medical or health sciences faculty/researchers.
Demonstrated knowledge of data management life cycle and issues affecting it, and pre-publishing requirements of journals.
Ability to learn and retain knowledge of research data topics including polices, practices, sharing and reuse, data citation and stewardship.
Knowledge of copyright and licensing conventions.
Excellent computer literacy skills, including web-based technologies. 
To apply for this position, send a letter of intent and resume with salary requirements to: 
Department of Human Resources
Medical Office Building
4190 City Avenue, Suite 144
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 215-871-6500
Fax: 215-871-6506
PCOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.