Geospatial and Earth Sciences Librarian-University of New Hampshire

Geospatial and Earth Sciences Librarian, Assistant Professor, University of New Hampshire

The University of New Hampshire Library seeks a creative, innovative and dynamic specialist librarian to join our team and support research and instruction in geospatial information and earth sciences.  The Geospatial and Earth Sciences Librarian will lead efforts to acquire, provide access to and services for geospatial information and data resources, including geographic information system (GIS) and maps in all formats.

UNH is a public land-, sea-, and space-grant institution with emphases on undergraduate and graduate research and state-wide STEM education initiatives.  As liaison to the Department of Earth Sciences and other assigned subject areas, this position will develop and deliver responsive reference, research and instructional support, develop and manage library collections and work with teaching and research faculty and other liaison librarians.   Working both independently and collaboratively, the Geospatial and Earth Sciences Librarian will support the library’s Geospatial Services Center, natural sciences and scholarly communication initiatives with special focus on liaison areas.

Reporting to the Dean of the University Library through the Library Faculty Chair, this is a 12-month tenure-track faculty status position. Responsibilities include research, publication and service to meet both the Library’s and Universities requirements for tenure and promotion.  The minimum salary will be $72,320 with a competitive benefits package for the rank of Assistant Professor.

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction.  UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of over 15,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

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Review of applications will begin October 26, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.