The Collections Analysis/Bibliometrics Librarian will lead analysis of library collections, with a view to evaluating their relevance and impact in support of UNB's research, teaching and learning. The incumbent will work in a team environment to develop a framework for the systematic harvesting of quantitative and qualitative data that best illustrate the use and impact of library resources. In collaboration with library and faculty colleagues including Office of Research Services, the incumbent will develop and implement services, using bibliometrics, that assess the dissemination and impact of individual and institutional research. The successful candidate will provide support for the licensing and rights management of electronic resources. While not envisioned as a current responsibility, the position may be assigned specific disciplinary areas of liaison work.
UNB is the oldest English-speaking university in Canada, with two main campuses in Fredericton and Saint John and a student population of approximately 8,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students. Fredericton is a small city with a vibrant social/cultural scene and excellent recreational opportunities. The UNB Libraries system includes four libraries with a strong reputation for innovation and development. We are a member of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries, the Canadian Research Knowledge Network, the Council of Atlantic University Libraries and other associations.
Review of the applications will begin November 22, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment and rank will be made commensurate with qualifications and professional experience. To apply, qualified candidates should send a letter of application, a CV and the names of three referees in a single PDF to:
Lesley Balcom, Dean of Libraries, UNB
Email to Susan Oliver: email@example.com
Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.