Position Description

Research Analytics Librarian
Location Washington, DC Metro Area
Job Code 1717
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ZAI is seeking Research Analytics Librarians to support the bibliometrics work of a major federal research library in the Washington, D.C. metro area. The Research Analytics Librarians work with the federal staff to develop, implement and support publication analysis services centered around bibliometrics, altmetrics, and portfolio analysis.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide research assessment consultations and guidance to library customers, including advice on designing analysis and selecting metrics
  • Perform research assessment analyses on a variety of datasets
  • Analyze methods and approaches for citation analysis/bibliometrics and research assessment
  • Provide training on bibliometric tools and techniques to library customers
  • Participate in the promotion of services related to research assessment and citation analysis/bibliometrics
  • Prepare reports and presentations
  • Effectively communicate with federal client regarding issues, needs and/or priority setting for projects

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree library science or related field and 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience of data analysis and visualization for bibliometrics and scientometrics applications
  • Experience with tools for data preparation, such as OpenRefine, Sublime Text, R, as well as Excel, Gephi, VOSViewer, Sci2, Tableau, and other tools for data analysis and visualization
  • Extensive knowledge of Excel with expertise developing pivot tables, using Excel formulas, and using VBA in Excel
  • 3-5 years’ experience working with citation data, including identifying, curating, preparing, and analyzing
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • U.S. Citizenship

Professional Skills:

  • Strong analytical abilities, solid analytical and trouble-shooting skills, with the ability to quickly identify and resolve client issues
  • Team player who can work in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Effective time management and prioritization practices
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with ability to analyze situations, identify existing or potential problems and recommend solutions
  • Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude

 

ZAI is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with Federal and State Equal Opportunity Laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity) , national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, veterans status or any other legally protected status.

BA-ZAI is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with Federal and State Equal Opportunity Laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity) , national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, veterans status or any other legally protected status.

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