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PHT Positions Alert - Oct 2021

  • 1.  PHT Positions Alert - Oct 2021

    Posted 10-30-2021 21:14
    Hi all,

    There are tons of interesting opportunities relevant to pharma and biotech information professionals popping up. Whether it's joining an establish pharma company like Takeda or Sanofi, exploring vendors like CCC or Informa, or trying out a nonprofit, university, or hospital setting, there could be something just right for you out there. We've had a huge bump in remote-eligible US positions, too. I'm always looking for relevant options for colleagues elsewhere in international settings. Don't by shy about sharing interesting positions with your PHT network as you come across them, anywhere in the world! 

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

    New Positions Alert – Oct 2021


    Sr. Information Specialist   Boston, MA, US

    Recently updated position is still open to applicants. "This is officially a hybrid position, but the extent of time needed on site in Cambridge will be negotiated with the right candidate."
    • 2-3 years of experience in a corporate library or knowledge management setting, preferably within biotech/pharma
    • Proficiency with complex database searching, Microsoft Office, basic HTML, CRM tools, and other library application software
    • In-depth knowledge of scientific publications, competitive intelligence resources and other business publications
    • Excellent presentation skills

    Knowledge Management Specialist   Cambridge, UK

    Working with the Head of Knowledge Management the the role is responsible for facilitating drug discovery research by supporting the effective retrieval and repurposing of corporate knowledge and know-how. The Knowledge Management Specialist will help drive best practice in capturing, indexing and retrieving the large array of complex data and derived knowledge generated by the company. In addition, responsibilities will include to curate and exploit the existing knowledge base, and assist discovery teams, by support their literature reviews and maintaining the corporate bibliography resources.

    Posting for SLA directly from hiring manager:
    Consultant Information Professional REMOTE US
    BST America

    Our firm is looking for an Information Professional with experience in the Science and Pharma sector to work on a short term consulting assignment.  Our client is a relatively new and small health care information company who have a platform that focuses on medical data including patents, clinical trials and academic publications. We are looking for an individual who has analytical data science experience to perform academic publications research on various platforms – Web of Science, Embase, Google Scholar, etc.


    The initial phase of the work – 2 to 4 weeks – will focus on multiple platform reviews and comparisons to help our client differentiate themselves from similar firms in the market place.   Based on the results of phase one, the scope of work could expand into further work and potentially an ongoing part or full time role.  The position is 100% work from home with flexible hours. Compensation will be set based on experience levels and requirements.

    Please contact:
    Willem (Bill) Noorlander
    BST America, LLC

    Re-posting a hot open biotech library position:

    Research Analyst, NC Biotechnology Center   North Carolina, US (apply by 8 Nov)
    North Carolina Biotechnology Center

    Research Analysts work with the Life Science Intelligence team to deliver actionable intelligence to client startups or larger companies in North Carolina and beyond. This position is at least 50% of the time embedded, virtually, in a large client company. Work includes systematic reviews, research for regulatory compliance or clinical outcomes. Salary information: $60,000 minimum


    Database Operations Assistant  Cambridge, MA, or REMOTE US
    Union of Concerned Scientists
    • Data entry experience; Familiarity with complex relational databases
    • Comprehensive working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Ability to learn new systems and follow detailed directions with high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
    • Ability to work collaboratively as a team player on occasional projects

    Copyright Clearance Center

    You will manage customer delivery engagements for our RightFind product including software implementations, configuration of enterprise software, and resolution of advanced support requests. Effectively employ your superb client-facing skills with a robust set of technical configurations and testing activities. This position is ideally suited to naturally curious and self-directed individuals who enjoy working directly with clients as well as learning new software and technology solutions.

    Research Analyst II  REMOTE US
    Informa Intelligence

    The Research Analyst is broadly responsible for supporting daily content operations, ensuring the quality and integrity of the Biomedtracker database, providing research support to clients and supporting consulting/ad-hoc projects as necessary. These objectives are achieved through a solid understanding of the standard operating procedures and business rules of the database and various drug intelligence sources, collecting key drug and trial data, conducting additional research and devising basic database search strategies for clients, and performing basic data analysis.

    Global Research Sources Senior Coordinator  Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; NJ; NY US or London, UK
    Boston Consulting Group
    • Manage, including renewals, a portfolio of vendors across different geographies and to ensure no disruptions to business
    • Identify savings opportunities and build relationships with stakeholders and teams
    • Lead/support multi-country and multi-function teams through supplier evaluation and selection
    • Support/lead regular business reviews of their sources and planning
    • Negotiate and set new vendor contracts

    Manager Rights/Permissions  Boston, MA, US
    Pearson Education
    • Prior knowledge of Rights and Permissions preferred
    • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills based on collecting and analyzing available, relevant, and reliable information, learning who to ask for opinions and input, and acting upon the analysis in a timely and effective manner
    • Strong leadership skills, including developing and maintaining constructive and cooperative working relationships with others
    • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple complex programs with interrelated asset and timing dependencies

    Carbon Health Technologies
    • Define the knowledge management strategy for our instructional and support content and maintain high quality, up-to-date, and searchable content for patients, clinic staff and central support teams.
    • Work effectively across the organization with stakeholders, change management, service teams, clinicians, trainers, brand marketing and subject matter experts to develop and maintain content articles for care offerings, product features, and services.
    • Establish writing guidelines based on knowledge base best practices, working closely with brand marketing copyright lead to ensure all external and internal instructional and support content meets consistent brand voice across all channels.
    • Lead, coach and develop a team of authors from each speciality and line of business.


    Library Services Coordinator – La Jolla, CA
    Scripps Research

    Provides leadership and administration of library collections, services, and systems and informs future program development for the core needs of different customer groups, including: The Scripps Research Institute, CA; The Scripps Research Institute, FL; Scripps Green Hospital; and Scripps Clinic.  Key responsibility for managing the Library's collections and leading highly collaborative scholarly communications efforts.  Supervises the work of librarians and administrative staff at both the Scripps Research California and Florida campuses.

    Research Analyst  McLean, VA, or Bedford, MA, US
    MITRE Corp

    MITRE's Information Services department seeks a Research Analyst to join the Custom Research Team. The successful candidate will be adept at scoping research requests, hunting and digging for information and data, and presenting findings in a clear manner. Preferred qualifications include:
    • At least 2-3 years of professional experience in library research, business analysis, market research, or competitive intelligence
    • Experience conducting business research in a consulting, financial services or other business setting or experience serving as a librarian in a corporate, government, or academic organization supporting engineers and/or other highly technical professionals

    Lead Librarian - Healthcare  Chicago, IL, US
    The Joint Commission
    • Five to seven years of experience in a special, medical, or research library, including two years of supervisory experience.   Also, two or more years of on-line searching experience.
    • Extensive experience in online searching using PubMed, CINAHL, Cochrane, and other health care databases.
    • Strong customer service orientation, excellent communication skills, self-motivation, and flexibility.
    • Salary information:  $65,000–$85,000

    Assistant Director of Library Services  Boston, MA, or REMOTE US
    MGH Institute of Health Professions

    A particular focus of this position is leading the library's work in supporting evidence-based practice and integrating information literacy instruction into the curricula across the institution. The Assistant Director also heads up many of our outreach efforts, including evaluating their effectiveness. In addition to those two areas, the Assistant Director's work can involve a wide range of library functions including information services, access services, technical services, and outreach in a busy and service-oriented academic health sciences library. Salary Information: $59,000 - $71,500

    Clinical Evidence Based Information Specialist (0.7 FTE) Coventry, UK Apply by 11 Nov
    NHS University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire

    We are advertising the following permanent CEBIS Specialist post which is part time 26.25 hours (0.7 wte) working over 4 days. There is flexibility to work from home one day a week. You will work with a variety of UHCW teams to support decision making by providing the best available evidence in a timely manner. You will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and confidence to work effectively as an information professional embedded in the clinical setting. A flexible approach to the changing workload is required, as well as the ability to prioritise your own workload to meet service need. Salary information:  £32,306 to £39,027 (pro rata)

    Strategic Evidence Knowledge Manager   hybrid London, UK (apply by 15 Nov)
    Cancer Research UK
    • Significant relevant experience of working in the science, health or policy sectors
    • Experience of working with databases or business intelligence tools, and ability to clean and map data
    • Strong evidence searching, reviewing and critical appraisal skills
    • Excellent ability to explain and quickly distil complex information, draw out the key points and make clear, tangible recommendations based on assimilation and analysis, and to build a consensus to enable action
    • Salary information: £35,000 - £36,000

    Digital Asset Manager   Arlington, VA, or Boston, MA, US
    John Snow Institute
    • 3+ years of experience managing an enterprise content management or digital asset management system for a large client or company
    • Experience using online research tools, including PubMed and other science and social science databases
    • Meticulous data-driven nature
    • Ability to prioritize, organize, and implement
    • Proven ability to work as part of a team and to be self-managing
    • Salary information: $100,000