Pharmaceutical & Health Technology

 View Only

PHT Positions Alert - May 2021

  • 1.  PHT Positions Alert - May 2021

    Posted 05-30-2021 23:16
    Hi all,

    This month is bringing you a bounty of interesting job opportunities that draw on the skillset of information professionals with pharma/biotech experience, in a number of geographic regions. Step into data leadership in biotech start-ups, run science museum libraries, manage Europe's PubMed Central, deploy to Antarctica... is now the time for your next big career change?

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

    New Positions Alert – May 2021


    Biotech Data Curator   Cambridge, MA, US
    Inzen Therapeutics
    • Work closely with lab scientists to categorize samples, experiments, and data using systematic nomenclature  
    • Work closely with lab scientists to properly deposit data into databases  
    • Work closely with data scientists to build tools necessary for reading new data formats, and build meaningful data visualizations 

    Knowledge Manager (Contractor)  San Francisco, CA, US
    • Participate in Continuous Improvement efforts to assess how existing Knowledge Management (KM) practices and tools can result in quicker and better accessibility of information for device teams with a focus on the processes ("the how")
    • Translate and simplify the Knowledge Management strategy to allow for accessibility, usability, sustainability for everyday users 
    • Recommend the direction to be taken to enhance knowledge management and communications across groups and/or functions
    • Own, manage and maintain the tools & systems associated with repositories, share sites, etc.

    Information Management Manager  Peapack, NJ, US or REMOTE US

    Your technical and business skills will help Pfizer support and elevate the functioning of business information processing systems. Your knowledge of computer systems, business processes and workflows will make you a critical member of the team. Your strong communication skills will facilitate requirement gathering for building and enhancing business process maps and systems. As a Manager, you provide guidance to operational teams for managing projects.

    Data Curator Seattle, WA, US
    Sage Bionetworks

    We'd love to hear from you if you:
    • Have a master's degree in computational field, library science, data management, OR a bachelor's degree in one of the above areas with 3+ years of relevant work experience. A minimum of 2 years working with multimodal data repositories is preferred.
    • Have experience working with common biomedical data types. Experience with gene expression and other 'omic data is preferred. Experience with biomedical imaging data and/or clinical data considered a plus.
    • Have an interest in learning about new high throughput biological technologies.

    Re-posting a hot open pharma library position:

    Library Content Manager  Lansdale, PA, or Rahway, NJ US
    Organon (contract employment through Copyright Clearance Center)

    The Research & Content Portfolio Manager will lead the day-to-day aspects of the organization's digital library operations under the guidance of library management. The position supports library resource collection and development, reference, document delivery, end-user training and literature search needs. The Research & Content Portfolio Manager must possess biopharmaceutical experience and excellent communication skills with the ability to think strategically and creatively to support delivery of services. A passion for healthcare and technology is desirable, along with a demonstrated commitment to providing high-quality research services for employees worldwide.  This position reports into our Managed Knowledge Services team and is dedicated to supporting one of our leading pharmaceutical clients' information research center. The selected candidate may work out of  Lansdale, PA or the Kenilworth/Rahway, NJ region. Once normal business operations resume, this will be an onsite position with the ability to telecommute 2-3 days a week if desired. 


    Oscar Health Insurance

    The Knowledge Management team's objective is to share perspectives, ideas, experience and information; to ensure that these are available in the right place at the right time to enable informed decisions; and to improve efficiency by reducing the need to rediscover knowledge. You are responsible for developing and maintaining procedural documentation across the company. You may host training sessions with department staff on occasion. You will work closely with Management, Quality Improvement, Compliance, and other stakeholders, to identify and close gaps in procedures. You will also drive monthly, quarterly, and annual auditing and reporting of knowledge content to inform management prioritization.

    Principal Information Scientist  Eagan, MN, or Naperville, IL, USA
    • Manage external content supplier negotiations and renewals for resources and services
    • Oversee document delivery and affiliated systems
    • Build productive relationships with vendors to keep up to date with product enhancements, account manager changes, pricing model or service model changes

  • Communications Manager - Antarctic Support Contract  Centennial, CO, US, and McMurdo, Antarctica
    • Work closely with the National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Polar Programs (OPP) Communications Manager to prepare professional presentations, charts and other materials for briefings to members of the federal government and other agencies.
    • In addition to resume please provide two examples of successful presentations you have previously developed, and be able to provide/describe a successful communications strategy you have implemented.
    • Periodic deployment to Antarctica will be required in this position.


Pacific Northwest National Library

The candidate will provide 1:1 consultation to researchers and be an advocate for the role data has in the scholarly publishing lifecycle. This position will also provide technical support and troubleshooting for management and delivery of e-resources, including their integration in the ExLibris' Alma environment. A strong candidate will have superb communication skills, a record of self-motivated relationship building with their primary audience, and innovative and creative examples of developing and leading educational opportunities using in-person and electronic formats.

European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)

We are seeking an outstanding individual to lead the Literature Services team, responsible for running Europe PMC. This position is for an ambitious individual, with a passion for open science and open access, who wants to lead the development of a widely used public resource. We need an inspiring and engaging leader who understands the importance of teamwork, is focused on the delivery of key tasks and can contribute to the strategic vision of Europe PMC and literature-data integration at EMBL-EBI.

Group Head of Archives & Libraries   London, Wroughton, Manchester, Bradford, or York, UK
Science Museum Group

This new role has been created to take a lead in the strategic planning and co-ordination of archives and libraries across the Science Museum Group. You will lead on archives and libraries for SMG, delivering a central co-ordinated approach that is adaptable for each site. You will champion our audience focus and customer service. You will also work with the Digital Director and the Digitisation team in Collections Services on developing processes and systems to better catalogue our collections and make them more available online. Salary information:  £42,000

Medical University of South Carolina

Executive Director provides leadership for all aspects of the Region 2 Regional Medical Library including supervising the personnel, setting direction, and managing the budget, preparing reports, and evaluating the program.  Salary information: $100,000

The Technology and Innovation Coordinator assumes leadership for promoting the use of and integrating digital tools and strategies into network activities for the region. This position serves as the DOCLINE Coordinator. Salary information: $60,000

The User Experience and Education Coordinator develops, plans, and provides services in specified programs not limited to but including outreach and education, health literacy, and consumer health. Salary information: $60,000

The Community Engagement and Outreach Coordinator uses a community-organizing approach to engage with existing members and to recruit new members, with a special focus on underrepresented and medically underserved populations. Salary information: $60,000

University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine

    • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program
    • Two years' experience in health sciences librarianship, or equivalent experience
    • Ability to meet the requirements in scholarly research and publication, professional service, and librarianship commensurate with a tenure system appointment at UIC
    • Salary information: $65,000 (Asst Prof); $71,500 (Assoc Prof)

    Health Science Center Librarian  Houston, TX, US   Apply by June 14
    Texas A&M University Libraries

    This position serves as a local liaison to health sciences programs in Houston and has primary responsibilities for establishing library services in Houston. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and delivering instruction-particularly in evidence-based practice-and for providing reference and searching services, overseeing library spaces, collaborating on faculty and medical education teams, and participating in clerkship activities as a clinical librarian. Salary information: $62,000

    Information Specialist  Cardiff Bay, Wales, UK   Apply by June 6
    Health Technology Wales Life Sciences Hub

    • Working within multi-professional teams retrieving, organising and facilitating access to the information necessary to produce methodologically robust evidence-based products
    • Enabling access to and encouraging the effective use of information. This includes literature searching, assisting with the scoping of HTW appraisals, information skills training and maintenance of electronic access to information resources. As well as an appropriate degree, you will have specialist knowledge of systematic literature searching methodologies, knowledge of reference management software and a keen interest in evidence-based medicine
    • Salary information: £31,365 to £37,890