Friday, September 26, 2008

Research Librarian for Mathematics and Physics & Astronomy

The University of California, Irvine Libraries seek a creative, knowledgeable, and user-oriented Research Librarian for Mathematics and Physics & Astronomy to plan and deliver innovative reference and instruction services, and to develop and manage electronic and print collections in mathematics, physics, and astronomy.

The successful candidate for this position will be based in Science Library Reference and jointly supervised by the Head, Reference Department and the Head, Collection Development Department.

The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience; the preferred appointment level is $46,164 - $75,708 (Assistant Librarian I – Librarian II). Consideration will be given to applicants with a wide range of years of experience, including qualified early career librarians.

The UCI Libraries, comprising the Langson Library, the Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library, are committed to innovation and excellence and are in a major period of growth and change. The library collection consists of over 3.1 million volumes, over 48,000 current serial titles and an aggressively expanding electronic resources collection. The University of California, Irvine, is nestled in over 1,500 acres of coastal foothills, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, between San Diego and Los Angeles. UCI is among the fastest-growing University of California campuses, with more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students and about 1,400 faculty members. Student enrollment is planned to reach 32,000 by 2014 accompanied by a proportional growth in faculty and staff. Founded in 1965, UCI has had an extraordinarily rapid rise to distinction in its first forty years, including membership in the Association of American Universities, ranking twelfth among the nation’s best public universities by U.S. News and World Report (also among the top fifty research universities), and three Nobel prizes in the last twelve years..

The full position description with instructions on how to apply are listed on the UCI Libraries Web site at with links to additional Web sites featuring campus and community information. Applications received by October 20, 2008 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

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