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PHT Positions Alert - June 2021

  • 1.  PHT Positions Alert - June 2021

    Posted 06-29-2021 20:48
    Hi all,

    Check out positions below at Abbott, Abbvie (Germany), Pharmaspectra, Inzen, Cold Spring Harbor Labs, and more!

    One of your fellow PHT members recently found a new position through this email round-up, so don't be shy in applying for positions that may interest you. Some companies may also offer additional flexibility in hiring remote staff for the right candidate, even if not included in the job posting. Now is the time to ignore geography and throw your hat in the ring...

    Best wishes and happy job hunting,
    Anna Rothman
    PHT Employment Chair

    New Positions Alert – June 2021


    Research Information Scientist   Abbott Park, IL, US (other Abbott locations may be negotiable)

    From hiring manager: "Looking for someone who has a background in the hard sciences, deep curiosity, knows and appreciates biomedical literature and thrives on the hunt for hard to find information."
    • The Biomedical researcher conducts secondary research and analysis utilizing specialized databases to answer complex inquiries including creating customized bibliographies and organizing clinical data from published research into reports, graphics, tables and other customized deliverables.
    • Performs systematic literature searches to support regulatory requirements across all Abbott's businesses.
    • Supports project-based research, including searches related to competitive intelligence.
    • Creates literature search strategies, reviews/appraises results, summarizes/analyzes pertinent clinical literature and develops client-ready deliverables that answers the research question.

    Biomedical Literature Data Scientist   Ludwigshafen, Germany
    • Leverage scientific domain and technical knowledge to support AbbVie scientists' with identifying most relevant information, published knowledge as well as decision-making in R&D projects and deliver customer specific search & analysis solutions.
    • Use ontology-based text data mining, scientific data analytics, APIs, and other tools to drive end-user engagement, improved R&D efficiencies, and reveal new discovery opportunities across therapeutic focus areas.
    • Provide unique scientific insights and expertise by establishing, streamlining, and automating a knowledge extraction pipeline for collecting, extracting, curating, and visualizing knowledge from scientific publications including statistical context.

    Information Scientist/Librarian  New York, NY, US (hybrid in-person/virtual)
    • Five years of providing medical information in the pharma/biotech industry
    • Proven ability to perform in-depth research, analysis and interpretation of medical data
    • Develop search strategies to support Internal teams and customers
    • Salary information: $90,000 - 110,000

    Re-posting a hot open pharma library position:

    Biotech Data Curator   Cambridge, MA, US
    Inzen Therapeutics

    "Flagship Pioneering, Inc. (Cambridge, MA) is hiring a "Data Curator" who will perform systems librarian type functions at Inzen Therapeutics. The candidate can and probably should be on the junior side. They don't need to have any experience with biology (although a little might be nice) or programming.
    Salary range is between $75k-$90k.
    Our research is driven by ever-growing data sets that are gathered from a variety of internal efforts and external providers. You will be working in close collaboration with our bench scientists to categorize samples, experiments and data using systematic nomenclature as well as ensuring the data is properly input into our growing database. You will also collaborate closely with the Data Science team to build out tools for proper data analysis of new formats. You will also be contributing to putting together new data visuals for publications and presentations.   
    If interested, you can also contact Katie Hughes (Bioinformatician) at"


    Knowledge Specialist II  Morrisville, NC, US or REMOTE US
    Contributes to PPD's Enterprise knowledge management hub utilized by our internal proposals and sales teams including stakeholders across commercial organization. Supports the activities required to develop processes and systems to ensure text, graphics, and data accurately differentiate PPD. 

    Scientific Solutions Consultant  Northeast Region, US

    The Scientific Solutions Consultant is a Business Development role that provides our clients with a range of bioinformatics, curation, knowledge management, and technology solutions.  The role operates as a complement to our Sales team, with the independence to identify and develop new business with our top clients, as well as new clients.  By working with managers of our bioinformatics team, knowledge management, and enabling technology, you will become a representative of the complete solutions portfolio with clients, with the ability to identify both new consulting solutions and trusted/repeatable solutions to our clients.

    Change Manager Associate  Cambridge, MA, US or London, UK
    Dimensions (Digital Science)
    • Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities.
    • Analyze, design and change / implement business processes, policies, systems and potentially job roles and organizational structures.
    • Assess the change impact, readiness and identify key stakeholders.
    • Maximize employee adoption and usage.
    • Support communication efforts: from the design to the delivery.
    • Support training efforts: from design to documentation and delivery, while leveraging existing tools  (intranet, learning platforms, etc.).


    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Library and Archives

    • Lead the Laboratory's Open Science initiatives
    • Create and support the campus infrastructure for findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reusability (FAIR) for scientific data management and stewardship
    • Train and consult with researchers on research data management plans (RDMP)
    • Create innovative information resource tools that respond to trends in scientific research
    • Provide expertise in utilizing databases such as PubMed, Scopus, and Web of Science
    • Participate in a new project incorporation of artificial intelligence in our library

    Associate Director for Research  New York, NY US
    Weill Cornell Medicine

    We are looking for a leader with experience in research, and skills in Python-based data science and web development, to manage the Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) Library research services, and guide their continued development in line with the needs of the research community. The individual will work as part of the library senior management team, setting priorities and strategically planning the direction of the library.

    Online Content Specialist   Bethesda, MD, US
    Computercraft (contractor for NCBI)

    Computercraft is seeking an Online Content Specialist to join the Bookshelf Production Team at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and will be responsible for liaising with publishers, funders and funded investigators and contractors, data providers, editorial / authoring teams, Bookshelf users, and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) staff. General duties will include evaluating submissions, including troubleshooting errors in their processing, providing customer service to Bookshelf content providers, handling Help Desk queries, and providing input on and QA of Bookshelf production workflows and software applications. 

    Outreach Librarian  Oxford, UK
    Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

    As a member of the outreach librarians' team you will share responsibility for:

    • delivering complex literature searches for busy Trust staff.
    • designing and delivering information skills literacy training and teaching for individuals/groups face to face and via Microsoft Teams.
    • facilitating access to networked and web-based services including NHS OpenAthens.
    • delivering and developing tailored current awareness services.
    • Salary information:   £31,365 to £37,890

    Cleveland Clinic

    Provides advanced professional library services in identification, location, retrieval, and delivery of relevant information sources such as the selection, development, organization, and management of library collections, including in print, non-print, or electronic formats. Orients, educates, and trains library users in effective use of appropriate library resources and services.

    Yale University
    • Demonstrated understanding of the research process used in biomedical and health sciences with particular focus on the research lifecycle of data.
    • Demonstrated ability with biomedical data resources and tools used in medical education, biomedical research, and clinical practice.

    University of South Dakota
    • Engage with a diverse community of faculty and students in assigned departments, including graduate and professional programs in the health sciences, natural sciences, and biomedical sciences.
    • Develop and teach classes and workshops integrating evidence-based practice, information literacy, responsible conduct of research and new technologies into the learning environment.
    • Provide general reference and information literacy instruction.
    • Salary information: $55,000 - 65,000

    Brown University
    • Two (2) years experience in an academic or medical library. Will consider recent library school graduates with appropriate experience and education.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of information resources in the health and biomedical sciences.
    • Preferred: Familiarity with principles of evidence-based medicine and critical appraisal.