Chemical & Physical Sciences Librarian
Hiring range: Associate Librarian
$65,942 – $81,606 per annum, based upon qualifications
This is a full-time appointment available starting July 2019.
The University of California, Berkeley seeks a creative, collaborative, outreach-oriented, and user-centered librarian to support world-class research and teaching in the chemical and physical sciences through active engagement with instruction, information literacy, research assistance, collection development, and outreach to students, faculty, and the broader academic community. This position serves as subject librarian for chemistry, chemical & biomolecular engineering, physics, and astronomy.
The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation’s premier public universities. A highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of 30,000 undergraduate students, over 11,000 graduate students, and 1,500 faculty. With a collection of more than 12 million volumes and a collections budget of over $15 million, the Library offers extensive collections in all formats and robust services to connect users with those collections and build their related research skills.
The Library’s Engineering & Physical Sciences (EPS) Division consists of five libraries – the Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Library, Earth Sciences & Map Library, Engineering Library, Mathematics Statistics Library, and Physics-Astronomy Library. Collectively the libraries and their staff – 6 librarians, 10 staff, and over 35 student employees – support the research, teaching, and study needs of students and faculty in the College of Chemistry, the College of Engineering, the College of Letters & Science’s Mathematical & Physical Sciences Division, the Geography Department, and an array of Organized Research Units. The collections and services are also heavily used by the broader academic community.
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