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Research and Data Services Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian I)

Apply now Ref.: 494251
Work type: Full-time
Department: University Libraries (40100)
Categories: Professional & Management

Applications are invited for appointment as Research and Data Services Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian I) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 494251), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have (i) a good university degree and a recognized professional qualification in library and information science (e.g. MLS or equivalent) OR a Master’s degree or advanced degree relevant to the position; (ii) at least 5 years' post-qualification relevant experience in academic libraries OR an equivalent combination of relevant experience in working with research processes and scholarly communication; (iii) strong written and oral communication skills in Chinese and English; (iv) a collaborative spirit in working with staff within the Library and the University community at large; (v) sound knowledge and understanding of the scholarly research process; (vi) knowledge and experience in bibliometrics and citation analysis tools, and in major qualitative and quantitative data analysis software, such as NVivo, SAS, SPSS, MATLAB.

The Research and Data Services Librarian is a member of the Information Services Division. The appointee will (i) facilitate and monitor the library's programmes to support the University's research activities; (ii) oversee the development of the HKU Scholars Hub; (iii) work collaboratively with the Head, Technology Support Services (TSS) and other library colleagues in developing, managing and marketing the research data services; (iv) provide advice, training, and consultation services to researchers on data management issues; (v) represent the Libraries to liaise with other data archives; and (vi) provide information services through various channels as directed by the Head, Information Services.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Closes April 12, 2019.

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