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STEM Librarian Job

Drake University’s Cowles Library invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor with the role of STEM Librarian available July 1, 2016.  The successful candidate will take a leadership role to design and deliver innovative instruction, library programming and services that facilitate the curricular and research needs of students and faculty in the STEM disciplines.  Applicants will hold a Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited program.  In addition, candidates should have earned a degree in the life or natural sciences, or have at least two years of experience as an academic science librarian or science teacher within the past five years.  The position entails additional library faculty responsibilities, including teaching information literacy skills and helping build the Library’s collections in appropriate areas.

Review of applications will begin April 7, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.  Drake University is dedicated to building a culturally realistic community committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment that strongly encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

To view a prospectus on Drake University and the position: Drake STEM Librarian Prospectus Salary begins at $60,000 and will be commensurate with relevant experience.  To apply and to view the full job description:  More information about Drake University’s work environment, employee benefits, faculty development opportunities, and the greater Des Moines area can be accessed at  


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