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Sciences Librarian, San Diego State University Library, San Diego, CA


The San Diego State University (SDSU) Library invites applications and nominations for a 12-month, tenure-track position to be appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian level, with a start date in the Summer of 2022. The Sciences Librarian will provide research assistance, information literacy instruction, and support for library collections initiatives as part of the Research, Instruction, and Outreach team in areas including Biology, Chemistry, and Biochemistry, as well as for research institutes and centers in these areas. The successful candidate will help support research data service needs across the sciences in collaboration with a data services team; in particular, the Sciences Librarian will need to be familiar with reference sources for molecular and cellular biological research, popular analytical tools and strategies, and research data management best practices. This position coordinates closely with other Sciences Librarians in the delivery of services across related disciplines. We seek a creative, collaborative, and forward-looking colleague who can complement, strengthen, and expand partnerships across library departments and with colleagues across the university and San Diego community. More information about the SDSU Library is available at and more information about partnership programs and opportunities is available at

The SDSU Library has adopted a Diversity Plan to guide our efforts to realize an institutional commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice  Candidates must satisfy two or more of the eight Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria ( 

This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. Tenure is dependent upon continuing library service effectiveness, professional growth and development, and service to the library, University, and community. Anticipated salary range: $69,000 – $78,000. Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans, retirement package, and 24 vacation days per year. For more information, see

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This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately, with preference given to applications received by February 25, 2022. Applicants must apply via

Anticipated start date is July 2022