Foundational Sciences Liaison Librarian–University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press–Newark, DE


The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press seeks a service oriented, proactive, and collaborative individual who is passionate about helping current and future scientists to join our liaison team as the Foundational Sciences Liaison Librarian. To support increased interdisciplinarity across the sciences, this crucial new position will serve as liaison to core science disciplines in the College of Arts and Sciences, with a particular focus on undergraduate information literacy and research. Reporting to the Head of the Research and Engagement Department, this position has responsibility for the provision of instruction, collection development and research support in assigned subject areas. This position will have the opportunity to work with peers and with the Research and Engagement department head to develop strategies and assessment for library outreach to undergraduate researchers in the sciences, and will work collaboratively with other liaison librarians and specialists both within and outside of the sciences team.

The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press is committed to student success, scholarly research and inclusive excellence. The Library is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion, and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. The Library collaborates with strategic campus partners to achieve these priorities, as well as with national professional organizations including the Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Coalition for Networked Information, Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, Greater Western Library Alliance, OCLC Research Partnership, SPARC, HathiTrust, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM), Association of Academic Museums and Galleries, the American Alliance of Museums and the ACRL Diversity Alliance. More information about the Library is available at
Benefits: 25 vacation days. Generous 403(b) retirement plan. Tuition remission for dependents and spouses, and course fee waiver for employee. Full information about University of Delaware benefits is available at:

Appointment: Appointment expected at the rank of Assistant Librarian, pay grade 29E (less than 3 years professional experience), or Senior Assistant Librarian, pay grade 30E (3-8 years professional experience). This position is part of the librarian career ladder governed by the University of Delaware Library Rank and Promotion System that guides professional development and advancement.