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Health Sciences Librarian

Assistant University Librarian or Associate University Librarian

University of Florida

George A Smathers Libraries

The University of Florida's George A. Smathers Libraries seek a creative, energetic, service-oriented librarian to support the research, education and service goals of the Borland Health Sciences Library (Borland). Borland is the Jacksonville branch of the Health Science Center Libraries, part of the University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries. The Health Sciences Librarian provides support through reference assistance, in-depth information consultations, instruction, and outreach for the students, residents, faculty, and staff of the UF Health Jacksonville campus and its Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy. This 12-month, tenure-track faculty position serves as a member of the Health Science Center Libraries faculty, and is responsible for special projects as assigned, such as development of web-based resources, service evaluation, collaboration on evidence syntheses, and collection reviews. Additionally, the Health Sciences Librarian assists with oversight of circulation and interlibrary loan functions for the branch.

The Smathers Libraries are committed to creating a thoughtful, equitable, and inclusive culture that provides space for innovation and creativity. We offer a fulfilling work experience that allows for collaboration, growth, and development, as well as shared perspectives. The libraries encourage broad participation in reaching decisions, and consequently, the Health Sciences Librarian will contribute to discussions, provide input, and serve on various committees and teams. The Health Sciences Librarian will 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 November 29, 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:


$61,112 minimum salary at the Assistant University Librarian rank

$70,684 minimum salary at the Associate University Librarian rank

The Smathers Libraries offer a salary commensurate with experience and credentials

The University of Florida offers a competitive benefits package including health, retirement, paid time off, discount programs, professional development, and worklife support. Learn more.

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Hello everyone!

Our meeting for the winter will be Thursday December 14th at 1:30 p.m. I have attached a calendar invite here with the Zoom information.

See you all there!


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