Special Collections Librarian
(May 29, 2019)
Weill Cornell Medicine, located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, seeks a Special Collections Librarian for the Oskar Diethelm Library, part of The DeWitt Wallace Institute for the History of Psychiatry.
The Oskar Diethelm Library is a special collection of over 35,000 volumes on the history of psychiatry and related disciplines. The library includes materials in English, French, and German dealing with psychiatry, psychology, psychoanalysis, mesmerism, spiritualism, phrenology, witchcraft and related topics. Some volumes date as far back as the 15th century. Journal holdings include long back runs of psychiatric journals as well as current journals dealing with the history of medicine, psychiatry and psychology. Archival and manuscript collections include records of several psychiatric organizations as well as the papers of prominent psychiatrists and psychoanalysts.
The person in this full-time librarian position is responsible for all functions of library operation:
Physical requirements: ability to independently lift 35 lbs. and to move heavy library carts.
Location: Weill Cornell Medicine, 525 E. 68th St, New York, NY, 10065
This is a full-time faculty position (non-tenure track) that offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. For consideration, please send resumes with cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com