Good morning everyone,
Just a reminder that the deadline to submit applications via
for the Biomedical Research Librarian position is one week away.

Darnall Medical Library, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
(WRNMMC), Bethesda, MD, has a GS-12 librarian vacancy (posted
on until Thursday, October 9  All US citizens
will be eligible to apply. This biomedical and research librarian position
will cover the reference desk and respond to clinical queries affecting
direct patient care, but the primary duty will be to build a comprehensive
research service from scratch. We seek an energetic and outgoing person who
will actively engage the WRNMMC research community and explore new ways to
support them throughout the research lifecycle. We will set you up for
success. We want you to shine.

Application packages must reflect experience applying guidelines and
standards to support biomedical researchers with systematic reviews and
meta-analyses; assisting researchers with the grant application process and
compliance with open-access policies; searching evidence-based information
to respond to the clinical needs and queries of medical and nursing staff;
and providing instruction in biomedical and other relevant databases.
Please note that external human resources specialist—who will be looking
for specific keywords and named systems listed in the job announcement—will
perform the initial review of applications.

We hope the research service will eventually expand to include data
management/curation, bioinformatics, and the creation of an institutional
repository. Candidates eager to take advantage of the educational
opportunities in these areas will have a decided advantage during the
interview stage.

The library director, Kimberly Adams, will be happy to field inquires about
the position at [log in to unmask], but all candidates must
apply through USAJOBS.

Darnall Medical Library serves WRNMMC and a number of outlying clinics in
the Washington, DC, capital region. WRNMMC is the largest military medical
center in the world, providing health care to over 1,000,000 service
members and beneficiaries a year. The medical center has 65 GME programs,
with approximately 750 trainees, and it is the site of over 1/3 of the
research conducted in the Military Health System.


Sarah Cantrell, MA LIS
Clinical Librarian
Darnall Medical Library
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
8901 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20889
O: 301-295-2603
M: 240-472-7598
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