With 34,000 students, UC San Diego is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through excellence in education and research at the undergraduate, graduate, professional school and postdoctoral levels. For more than a decade, UC San Diego has been recognized as one of the top 10 public universities in the nation by US News & World Report and for the third year in a row as the 14th best university in the world by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. In 2015, for the sixth consecutive year, UC San Diego was ranked 1st in the nation by the Washington Monthly’s College Guide based on the positive impact the university has had on the country in terms of enabling social mobility, research productivity and civic engagement.
The Librarian for Health Sciences provides outreach, collection development, instruction, reference, and research advisory services for health sciences subjects as assigned, initially serving as liaison to the Department of Neuroscience in the School of Medicine and the Neurosciences Graduate Program. The Neurosciences Graduate program is ranked second in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, and fourth by the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences. This position will collaborate with the Collection Coordinator for Biology, Health and Marine Sciences and other health sciences selectors in collection development activities and be responsible for a portion of an annual health sciences collections budget of approximately $100,000.