Liaison Librarian for Engineering

Pittsburgh, PA
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Created: February 24, 2022


Carnegie Mellon University Libraries invites applications from qualified candidates for the faculty position of Liaison Librarian to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). This role involves the provision of services to support education and research in ECE, home to 63 faculty, and to 1,370 students enrolled in an ABET accredited baccalaureate degree program, and a number of highly specialized masters’ and doctoral programs.  This role may also be assigned to other liaison areas in engineering or computer science.


Accredited degree in library and information science and/or a PhD or advanced degree in electrical and computer engineering or a closely related field. Previous experience in academic or engineering libraries or in electrical and computer engineering research and education are highly desirable.

We invite you to apply if you have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Engineering librarianship or information management
  • Electrical and computer engineering education, research, or professional practice
  • Research data management or digital curation, preferably in electrical and computer engineering or associated fields
  • Academic librarianship in a research-intensive university

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the University Libraries. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work. 

We strongly encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized and/or underrepresented in academic librarianship and who will contribute to the breadth of our organization.


Application Instructions

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, diversity statement, and contact information for three academic or professional references with your application online through Interfolio. Applications will be reviewed starting March 15th and will continue until the position is filled. 


Please visit “Why Carnegie Mellon” to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world. Please visit CMU Libraries to find out more about our work. Please visit to learn more about the education and research priorities of the College of Engineering.


A listing of employee benefits is available at: 

Carnegie Mellon University further seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches


Published: Friday, February 25, 2022 00:13 UTC

Last updated: Friday, February 25, 2022 00:13 UTC