Reproducibility Librarian

Gainesville, FL, USA
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Created: September 18, 2019


The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida seek a Reproducibility Librarian to develop an institutional strategy for education and support of transdisciplinary research reproducibility and open science. 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. The person who fills this position leads in designing and implementing a multifaceted program to enhance campus-wide efforts to promote and improve research reproducibility from design to dissemination. The Reproducibility Librarian participates as an active member of library- and campus-wide teams to develop programming for and support information retrieval/storage, data science, and research. 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 faculty and staff participation in reaching management decisions. Consequently, the Reproducibility Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students, staff 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 orientations, and perspectives. The Smathers Libraries recently committed to a new strategic direction of engaging with diverse populations within the University and local community while ensuring that the Libraries are a safe, supportive and welcoming learning environment for all users. 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.

The search will remain open until October 24, 2019, review of applications will begin on October 3, 2019. 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.

How to apply


Address inquiries to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at:


Published: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 18:43 UTC

Last updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 18:43 UTC