Search Extended: Chemistry Librarian- University of Florida- Gainesville, FL

The Marston Science Library, University of Florida Libraries, is seeking a creative and service-oriented liaison librarian for the chemical sciences. The Chemistry Librarian is a tenure track library faculty position which provides reference assistance, instruction, outreach, and collection management to support programs dependent upon the chemical sciences. Primary focus is on the departments of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Materials Science Engineering. A key element of the assignment is the use of new technology to access and deliver information to library users. The librarian works collaboratively in group efforts and maintains close professional relationships with faculty, students and colleagues. The position is responsible for special projects such as collection reviews, monitoring UF science publications, and creation of web-based resources.

The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Chemistry Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. The incumbent will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional association activities, to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Chemistry Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, and perspectives in work activities.

The deadline for applications is February 15, 2013.  Interested candidates should follow the application procedures outlined in the Position Vacancy Announcement at: http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html.

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

About John Pell

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

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