One of my science librarian colleagues from the Geoscience Information
Society ( ) is retiring, and she asked if I could
pass the advertisement for opening along to others --- if you have
friends/colleagues interested in working as a science librarian (Physics,
Chemistry, Geology, etc), the following may be of interest :


 *Science Librarian*
*The College of William and Mary*

This Science Librarian is a member of the Research Department and
participates in the delivery of reference and instruction services at the
Earl Gregg Swem Library. The Science Librarian will supervise and manage
the Sciences branches (i.e. Physics and Chemistry), promote library
services and resources, and cultivate partnerships that help us understand
and respond to student and faculty informational needs.

The successful candidates will be actively engaged in professional
development and have a strong desire to learn about issues and trends
related to Science Librarianship, including data management, scholarly
communication and open access. Swem Library seeks new or experienced
librarians who are passionate about teaching, interested in emerging
technology trends and committed to professional development.

This is a non-tenure professional faculty position with a competitive
salary that is commensurate with experience. Benefits include 24 days of
annual leave per year in addition to 12 paid holidays.
Established in 1693, the College of William & Mary continues a long
tradition of excellence by combining the best features of an undergraduate
college with the opportunities offered by a modern research
university. Adjacent
to historic Colonial Williamsburg, the College is approximately 150 miles
south of Washington, D.C. and located midway between Richmond and Norfolk,
offering the ideal setting for a liberal arts education.

*Required Qualifications:*
∑         ALA accredited masterís  degree in library and information
science (conferred prior to appointment)
∑         College level science courses
∑         Knowledge of science and general resources, and experience
working a reference desk;
∑         Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills

*Preferred Qualifications:*
∑         Academic degree in a Science discipline
∑         Experience delivering Instruction and research services in the
∑         Knowledge of scholarly communication issues;
∑         Evidence of faculty collaboration

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications
from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and
service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/
Affirmative Action employer.

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus
community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being
considered for employment. Background investigations include reference
checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial
(credit) report or driving history check.
Qualified applicants please apply here: