Librarian, Data Management – Weill Cornell Medicine

Company: Full Time Jobs in Qatar
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: August 28, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

Position Summary

The position is responsible for educating library users on best data management, preservation, and security practices across the research lifecycle. The incumbent will also conduct library data statistical analysis and verify all data uploads and dissemination follow appropriate cataloguing and archival standards.

Job Responsibilities

  • Guides, promotes, and encourages Open Data and interoperable data management practices amongst library users maximizing transparency in data sharing, quality of research and data reusability.
  • Develops, assigns, and verifies ontologies in metadata that enable users to discover and track current and historical research data.
  • Supports researchers on data visualization and data mining techniques to enable efficient use and management of research data.
  • Conducts bibliometric analysis, altmetrics, citation metrics and provides insights to determine methods that improve research impact and its amplifications.
  • Ensures data upload into the institutional repository in line with archival standards enabling easy access, storage and retrieval.
  • Collates and analyzes library statistical data providing insights on taxonomy effectiveness, library web traffic, etc.
  • Measures key outcomes related to impact factor to show WCM-Q research ranking.
  • Designs and delivers trainings and conducts outreach activities to educate library users on emerging tools and best practices for managing, archiving, and disseminating research data and outputs.
  • Maintains, updates, and publishes library guides, newsletters, tutorials and policies on data management, security, and preservation.
  • Assesses relevancy of library collection and actively participates in the library’s publication services.
  • Participates in scholarship opportunities and creates awareness of the latest trends in artificial intelligence, data sharing, health librarianship, etc., while sharing best practices to enhance service delivery.
  • Works collaboratively with other library teams to support the library’s mission, vision, and strategic goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

  • American Library Association (ALA) accredited Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science (or international equivalent) or Master’s Degree in Data Science or Informatics. PhD is preferred.
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in an academic library or clinical research environment.
  • Prior teaching experience and demonstrated experience in research data management planning and support across the research lifecycle is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Integrated Library System (ILS), open access web tools and library technologies.
  • Knowledge of emerging clinical research trends and biomedical research data management landscape.
  • Experience in using R programming language and statistical analytical tools, Power BI and Tableau.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects within demanding timeframes.
  • High attention to detail with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to provide a customer-focused service with advanced organizational skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc

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