Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Social Sciences Data and Sociology Librarian

Posted: 5/7/2018 (Employment)

Princeton University Library seeks a highly collaborative, innovative and service-oriented professional to support the University’s increased focus on social sciences data research in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and to provide in-depth quantitative reference and research services. This position is also the Library’s subject liaison to the Department of Sociology, supporting undergraduate course and independent work, the graduate student program, and faculty teaching and research. The Department incorporates both quantitative and qualitative approaches to social sciences; courses and research reflect social dimensions of economics, politics, history, psychology and demography. The successful candidate will oversee the Library’s collections in sociology, manage acquisitions funds in this area, and work closely with subject selectors in related areas on collection development and collaborative collection building.

 

The Social Sciences Data and Sociology Librarian actively participates in a dynamic team environment in the Donald E. Stokes Library and with other social sciences librarians and data specialists to develop and efficiently implement instructional, outreach, research and reference services to Princeton University students and faculty. Creates research guides to promote access to subject-specific and data sources. Represents Princeton in relevant professional and scholarly organizations. This position is part of the Library’s Scholarly Collections and Research Services Department.

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Location: Princeton University