The University of New Hampshire Library invites applications for the tenure-track faculty position of Biological Sciences Librarian. The Biological Sciences Librarian has primary responsibility for the development and delivery of reference and instructional services, as well as the development and management of library collections, supporting the instruction and research of the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA) at the University of New Hampshire: a public land-, sea- and space-grant institution with emphases on undergraduate and graduate research. UNH actively creates an educational environment that fosters diversity, inclusion and quality engagement for all.
Working independently and collaboratively, the incumbent will advocate for and lead library efforts supporting biological sciences, agriculture and natural resources. Reporting to the Dean of the University Library, the position is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position. The incumbent is expected to perform scholarship; actively participate in library, university, and professional engagement or service; meet other UNH criteria for the promotion and tenure of library faculty; and demonstrate ability to work collaboratively with diverse communities. Required qualifications are: ALA-accredited masters degree in library and information science, second advanced degree in a relevant subject area, and minimum 2 years of experience which may include combination of library experience, teaching, and scientific research.
The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 15,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.
The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.
For a full job description and application process please visit https://jobs.usnh.edu/ Applications will be reviewed starting August 30.