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  • Post Date:May 4, 2020
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  • Offered Salary 40,000 - 60,000
    Employer Name University of Florida
Job Description

The George A.Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida (UF) seeks a creative andservice-oriented Bioinformationist to enhance the Health Science CenterLibrary’s (HSCL) existing bioinformatics and data support program, and toprovide consultations, instruction, and outreach for selected basic sciencesdepartments and graduate programs in the Health Science Center (HSC). In thisyear-round (12 month) tenure-track faculty position, the Bioinformationistdevelops and teaches courses and workshops andprovides individual and group consultations related to bioinformatics, datascience, and reproducible research methods. As a member of the HealthScience Center Library team, the Bioinformationist provides informationservices in a variety of modes (in person, email, house calls), performscourse-integrated instruction, and participates in the department’s teachingprogram. The position is responsible for special projects as assigned,including new service development and current service evaluation. TheBioinformationist is also a member of the Academic Research Consulting &Services team (ARCS), an interdisciplinary, cross-libraries partnership. TheBioinformationist works collaboratively with members of HSCL, ARCS, andclients, and will be responsive to campus bioinformatics support needs thatarise.


The Smathers Libraries encourage staff participation inreaching management decisions and consequently the Bioinformationist willserve on various committees and teams. To support all students, faculty, andstaff and foster excellence in a diverse and collaborative society, theLibraries are actively seeking candidates who bring culturally-rich livedexperiences to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences,races, ethnicities, genders, gender identities, sexual orientation, andperspectives. The Smathers Libraries recently created a new strategic directionfocused on ensuring that the Libraries are a safe, supportive and welcominglearning environment for all users and on focusing engagement efforts todiverse populations within the University and local community. The Bioinformationist will pursue professional developmentopportunities, including research, publication, and professional serviceactivities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

The search willremain open until June 15, 2020, review of applications will be reviewed as received.  For a full description of the position andinstructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Librariesfaculty recruitment webpage at


TheUniversity of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is stronglycommitted to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broadspectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons,are especially encouraged to apply.


Address inquiriesto Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: [email protected].

SALARY:        Minimum Salary as Assistant University Librarian $55,657       

                       Minimum Salary as Associate University Librarian $64,374

                          Actual salary will reflect selected professional’s experience and credentials