Physics Librarian – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL

The Marston Science Library, University of Florida Libraries seeks a creative and service-oriented librarian for the physical sciences (including physics, astronomy, mathematics and statistics). This tenure track library faculty position provides reference assistance, instruction, outreach, and collection management for physics and related physical science fields. A key element of the assignment is the use of new technology to access and deliver information to library patrons. This librarian works constructively in group efforts and maintains close working relationships with faculty, students and colleagues. This position is responsible for coordinating instruction programs using traditional classroom methods and educational technologies. The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and, consequently, the Physics Librarian will be asked to serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Physics Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, and perspectives in work activities. The incumbent will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional association activities, to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

The deadline for applications is September 1, 2013. Interested candidates should follow the application procedures outlined in the Position Vacancy Announcement at:

All inquiries and submissions of required application materials should be sent to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at:

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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