POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION: Reproducibility Librarian
RANK: Assistant University Librarian or Associate University Librarian
REPORTS TO: Health Science Center Libraries Team Lead, Biomedical & Health Information Services
SALARY: Actual salary will reflect selected professional's experience and credentials
Minimum Salary at the Assistant University Librarian rank is $54,035
Minimum Salary at the Associate University Librarian rank is $62,500
Requisition #: 43480
DEADLINE DATE: March 13, 2019 - review of applications will begin on February 20, 2019
Please note: this posting has specific instructions for the submission of application materials. Failure to submit the required documents may result in the application not being considered.
The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida seek a Reproducibility Librarian to develop a transdisciplinary research reproducibility and open science education and support strategy for the institution. This position will be located in the Health Science Center Library (HSCL) in Gainesville. The Reproducibility Librarian is a year-round tenure-track library faculty position with a leading role in designing and enacting a multifaceted program aimed to enhance campus-wide efforts to promote and improve research reproducibility from design to publication. The Reproducibility Librarian participates as an active member of library and campus-wide teams to develop information, data science, and research programming and support. The incumbent will provide interdisciplinary information consultation services in a variety of modes, design workshops to promote research reproducibility, perform course-integrated instruction, and participate in the Health Science Center Library's teaching program. The position is responsible for special projects as assigned, such as new service development and evaluation, and development of web-based resources. The librarian works collaboratively in group efforts and maintains professional relationships with faculty, students and colleagues.
The Smathers Libraries encourage staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Reproducibility Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty, and foster excellence in a diverse and collaborative society, the Libraries are actively seeking candidates who bring culturally-rich lived experiences to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives. The Smathers Libraries recently created a new strategic direction focused on ensuring that the Libraries are a safe, supportive and welcoming learning environment for all users and on focusing engagement efforts to diverse populations within the University and local community. The Reproducibility Librarian will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.
To apply, submit 1) a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for this position; 2) a written statement on the following topic: "What are your top two tips for ensuring reproducibility in research. Also include your rationale for your selection." (250 words); 3) your current resume or CV; and 4) a list of three references including their contact information (address, telephone number, and email). Apply by March 13, 2019 (applications will be reviewed beginning February 20, 2019). Submit all application materials through the Jobs at UF online application system at Requisition 43480. Failure to submit the required documents may result in the application not being considered. If you have any questions or concerns about this process please contact Bonnie Smith, George A. Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at firstname.lastname@example.org.