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Head of Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Libraries, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

The University 

Welcome to the University of Oxford. We aim to lead the world in research and education for the benefit of society both in the UK and globally. Oxford’s researchers engage with academic, commercial and cultural partners across the world to stimulate high-quality research and enable innovation through a broad range of social, policy and economic impacts.


We believe our strengths lie both in empowering individuals and teams to address fundamental questions of global significance, while providing all our staff with a welcoming and inclusive workplace that enables everyone to develop and do their best work. Recognising that diversity is our strength, vital for innovation and creativity, we aspire to build a truly diverse community which values and respects every individual’s unique contribution.


The Role

Based in the Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford, you will work in close partnership with the University’s world-leading Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division to deliver library provision tailored to their research, teaching and public engagement needs. You will lead a team of 37 subject specialists, reader services and other staff, manage substantial budgets, and liaise with researchers, students and administrators from the Division, which spans 12 academic departments. Please click on the candidate pack link for further details. 


Candidate Pack




To apply please send your CV, Supporting Statement and completed Application Form to The closing date for applications is Friday 4th January 2019.