Assistant Librarian (Digital Scholarship Services) – Grade VI

Cork Institute of Technology Library seeks a forward thinking Digital Scholarship Services Assistant Librarian to lead in the establishment, implementation, and assessment of digital scholarship services that support research efforts at CIT in the context of Open Science initiatives and ongoing developments in scholarly communication. This newly created position reports to the Institute Librarian. CIT Library aims to connect scholars with the tools, resources, and knowledge in order to support CIT’s Research mission to continue to build on niche strengths and to develop sustainable and productive research, innovation, technology transfer and postgraduate education across all its faculties.

The Digital Scholarship Services Assistant Librarian provides expertise and leadership to the Library and the broader Institute community on digital scholarship and related issues during every phase of the research cycle in the context of Open Science initiatives and developments. These will include, but are not limited to repository platforms, publication strategy, copyright, research impact, bibliometrics, data analysis and Open Access scholarly communications. They will play a crucial role in the support and training of researchers around the issues of scholarly communication and in ensuring the library provides access to services and resources that help assess the quality and impact of scholarship, from traditional bibliometrics to emerging altmetrics. They will act as an ambassador for the service, locally and nationally, to increase its impact, development and delivery.

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Closing date for receipt of eApplications is 1:00 pm on Thursday, 28th February 2019.

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