Science Librarian @ UF Libraries

The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida invite applications for a Science Librarian position.

We are seeking an innovative and collaborative individual to join our library faculty team serving as liaison to the engineering and physical sciences. The Science Librarian position is a year-round (12 month) tenure-track faculty which provides research assistance, instruction, outreach, and collection management. The science librarians work collaboratively with their fellow subject specialists and maintain close professional relationships with faculty, students, and staff in assigned liaison departments/institutions/programs.  Liaisons build close, communicative relationships with their groups through in-person and virtual outreach and promotion of library services in various channels.
The Smathers Libraries is committed to creating a thoughtful, equitable, and inclusive culture that provides space for innovation and creativity. We support that commitment by offering a fulfilling work experience that allows for collaboration, shared perspectives, as well as professional growth and development.

The Smathers Libraries are actively seeking candidates who bring culturally rich lived experiences to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds (e.g., experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, and perspectives) to support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and collaborative society.

The Smathers Libraries encourage broad participation in reaching decisions. Therefore, this position will contribute to discussions, provide input, and serve on various committees and teams. The librarian will also pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

The search will remain open until August 27, 2023, and applications will be reviewed as received. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

Address inquiries to Joe Piazza, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: