Rowan University Libraries seeks forward-thinking and collaborative candidates for the 12-month, hybrid-eligible, tenure-track position of Scholarly Communication Librarian. The person in this position, based on the Glassboro campus but serving the entire Rowan community (including Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU), Rowan-Virtua School of Osteopathic Medicine (RUSOM), and forthcoming Rowan School of Veterinary Medicine), will provide expertise and leadership in data curation, scholarly communication, digital scholarship, and Open Access. The Scholarly Communication Librarian will chair the Research Data Management Working Group and work closely with the Divisions of University Research and Information Resources & Technology (IRT) to develop best practices and procedures in the preservation, management, and sharing of research data. They will also lead outreach to and training of Rowan faculty, students, staff, and affiliated researchers on issues related to research data curation and scholarly communication, such as the creation of data management plans. The successful candidate will also have experience teaching, train librarians to answer data research management questions, lead in developing and enhancing research data literacy/management skills for faculty and students in partnership with other research units across the university. The Scholarly Communication Librarian will contribute to various digital initiatives at Rowan University Libraries, including Rowan Digital Works (RDW, Rowan’s research institutional repository), as well as strategic initiatives and partnerships to promote Open Scholarship more broadly. The incumbent will perform this work in partnership with colleagues in the libraries, including the Digital Scholarship Center Coordinator, the RDW Institutional Repository Manager, the Digital Humanities & Social Sciences Librarian, the Technology Services Librarian, the University Archivist, and the Scholarly Communications Committee.

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