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STEM Librarian, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

About the Opportunity: 

Northeastern University Libraries seeks an innovative and dynamic individual to join our STEM & Entrepreneurship team. Reporting as the Head of STEM & Entrepreneurship, the STEM Librarian will serve as the liaison to departments in the Bouvé College of Health Science, the College of Engineering, the Khoury College of Computer and Information Science, and the College of Science. The STEM Librarian provides teaching, learning, and research support through virtual and in-person instructional sessions, consultations, and workshops. Additionally, the STEM Librarian will also develop expertise in a specialized support area such as bibliometrics, data science, scholarly communications, or others in order to lead our interdisciplinary efforts in the assigned area. 

To the point: Be a collaborative and engaging expert; contribute to a strong team and staff culture; enhance core services; innovate and develop new research and instruction services.  Help us expand the possible! 

Why Northeastern?

Join a leading R1 institution committed to intensive research and deep, meaningful educational experiences for students at all levels. Here you’ll find a diverse campus community driven by innovative leadership in higher education where experiential learning and deep research are central to the mission.  In this landscape the University Library is a vital partner in learning, teaching, and research, serving a vibrant urban campus and global online community. Unique space planning initiatives, new collaborations with key partners, and a commitment to experiential learning, diversity and inclusion, community engagement, and supporting the research life-cycle shape the library’s innovative spirit and strategic directions.

About the Research and Learning Services Division: 

Research and Learning Services includes Research and Instruction, Information, Delivery, and Access Services (IDEAS); University Archives and Special Collections; and the Digital Media Commons Recording Studios. Research and Instruction is managed collaboratively by the Head of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities, the Manager of Global Campus Engagement and Online Learning, and the Head of STEM and Entrepreneurship who report to the Associate Dean for Research and Learning Services.

About Research and Instruction and the STEM and Entrepreneurship Team: 

A major focus in Research and Instruction is online learning and the creation of interdisciplinary and discipline-specific learning objects. Other signature initiatives include expanding collaboration with labs, centers, and institutes through research data services, support for systematic reviews and other forms of scholarly communication. Team members are deeply engaged in teaching and learning support and are actively developing partnerships and new modes of support for information, data, and digital literacies. As a member of the STEM and Entrepreneurship Team the STEM Librarian will contribute in each of these areas, and additionally will help expand into new and emerging service points.


  • MLS or equivalent degree. 
  • At least 2 year of experience working as a research librarian in an academic research environment, preferably with a STEM background or supporting STEM fields.
  •  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong skills in collaboration and teamwork within a dynamic, constantly evolving environment.
  •  Strong service orientation and understanding of user needs. Must be willing to experiment, learn, adapt, and iterate. 

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