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PHT Positions Alert - Jan 2021

  • 1.  PHT Positions Alert - Jan 2021

    Posted 01-31-2022 20:01
    Hi all,

    As we close out January, sharing a bunch of new opportunities from places like Ferring, Seagen, Janssen, Sanofi, and more. Please keep in mind that a job description is an ideal state-- don't hold yourself back from applying to something you're interested in if you're missing a bullet point or two. Apply confidently; you would bring a lot to the table!

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

    New Positions Alert – Dec 2021


    Ferring Pharmaceuticals
    • Generate focused landscapes and summaries of research trends and therapeutic areas to support decision making in research project teams and throughout Ferring;
    • Systematic analyses of therapeutic areas, disease indications or modality types aimed at identifying compelling new project opportunities;.
    • Find, curate, analyze, and disseminate information from a wide variety of sources such as regulatory authorities of FDA, commercial databases, company annual reports, press releases; scientific literature (e.g. PubMed);
    • Collaborate with global counterparts outside of GDDEI to create a network of intelligence/information sharing.

    Manager, Library Systems   Seattle, WA, US

    The Systems Librarian ensures that employees can successfully and seamlessly access information services and resources that support Seagen's mission. This experienced information manager is responsible for selecting or designing and maintaining all Library Information Services [LIS] systems and solutions. They will acquire and configure all library systems technologies that connect company employees securely and seamlessly to information resources. This position reports to the Senior Manager Library Licensing & Access Service and works closely with vendors and Seagen IT and contributes to the activities and innovations of the LIS team.

    Manager, Search Solutions   Titusville, NJ, US

    Responsible for the operational activities in support of key search applications, services, and initiatives to improve the means by which users are able to efficiently and effectively access and view high value content. The incumbent will be responsible for the management and execution of key search initiatives. In addition, this person will ensure search solutions maintain the highest quality of services, including, but not limited to taxonomies and ontologies, management of medical literature, user issues and training.

    Senior Knowledge Engineer   San Jose, CA; Sunnyvale, CA; Austin, TX, or  REMOTE US
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    • 6+ years experience as a taxonomist /ontologist or library scientist
    • Understanding of ontology design and authoring
    • The confidence and ability to investigate deep subject domains and make sense of them relatively quickly
    • Strong interpersonal skills to recruit and utilize busy but interested subject matter experts


    As Business Service Connect to Resolve Knowledge Manager, you will get a unique opportunity to be part of the Transformation & Program management Team and participate in setting up the Sanofi Business Services (SBS) in Budapest. You will support Sanofi Business Services to drive their Knowledge Management globally.  You will have the opportunity to be part of an international transformational multi-cultural organization that is driving digitalization. We support flexible working.

    Knowledge Manager   Irvine, CA, US
    Edwards Lifesciences

    Our ideal candidate is someone that is creative, has a strong a communications background, has a high-level of technical know-how, is comfortable working with and administering systems (e.g., knowledge centers, intranets, portals, etc.), and has experience leading large-scale online communication initiatives/campaigns. This candidate should also be comfortable working with global stakeholders at all levels within the Organization.  This role will work closely with our Strategic Communications team, as well as work closely with our internal IT ServiceNow team.


    • Two or more years of experience in people management
    • Knowledge of Content Operations processes and CAS content or comparable external experience with science-related solutions, information/intellectual property, or transformation in related industry
    • Experience working on projects desirable

    • 2 to 4 years of experience in product management, user experience, or customer experience of digital products or equivalent experience 
    • 1 to 2 years of experience in library services or library management systems
    • Demonstrate collaboration with product users, designers, and researchers
    • Experience leading cross functional workgroups


    Digital Library Manager –  REMOTE US
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Responsible for the management, and maintenance of the North Carolina Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Digital Library This includes all collection development and account management activities. This position will work closely with the Associate Director for Library Services to plan for the ongoing development of the AHEC Digital Library. This includes working as the primary liaison with the Information/Library System (ILS) Technical Team in managing and planning for all technical enhancements, tools, and reports. Additionally, this position works closely with the AHEC Services Director in managing all financial matters pertaining to the AHEC Digital Library and the hospital purchasing consortium.   

    Knowledge Management Specialist –  Arlington, VA; or Medford, MA, US
    Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
    • Exposure to, and interest in, knowledge management, particularly to improve organizational and project performance, learning and impact.
    • Experience and interest with e-learning, online KM services, analytics and visualizing tools, user-centered design.
    • Interest in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and data use for decision making, social media, organizational learning, and public health. 

    Clinical Education Librarian  –  Iowa City, IA, US
    University of Iowa
    • Interest in health sciences librarianship as well as interest in professional development that will enhance the candidate's value to the Libraries, the University, the profession, or the scholarly community
    • Knowledge of biomedical databases, such as PubMed
    • Knowledge of Evidence-Based Practice concepts, including development of systematic reviews
    • Salary Information: $49,000 - $51,000

    Knowledge and Library Services Manager –  Warwick, UK
    George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

    The Knowledge and Library Services Manager is responsible for the delivery of Knowledge and Library Services (KLS) in support of evidence-based practice and knowledge management within George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust and South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust. Sponsorship available for Skilled Worker Visa [UK immigration]. Salary Information: £40,057 - £45,839

    Research Librarian  –  Ottawa, ON, CA
    Canadian Medical Protective Association
    • A minimum of 5-7 years of experience working as a Librarian in a research environment (Health library experience preferred)
    • Experience with contracting databases, news aggregation services, e-journal packages, and e-books
    • Experience developing search strategies for systematic reviews
    • Relevant experience with databases, information sources, citation management software, and critical appraisal tools and techniques.

    Electronic Resources Librarian –  Worcester, MA, US
    UMass Medical School

    Responsible for the development, maintenance, and support of the library's electronic resources. This position collaborates with librarians, faculty, and students on the website contents. A primary responsibility of this position is to ensure that high quality online materials and a wide array of electronic resources are readily available to library users on a variety of platforms. The Electronic Resources Librarian has a strong understanding of web design, responsive design, cross browser compatibility, web development, user interface/user design principles, and testing. The person in this position is also responsible for troubleshooting access problems between vendor resources, patrons, and Library website issues.  

    Research & Health Sciences Librarian –  Cincinnati, OH, US
    University of Cincinnati

    Provides research and consultation, instruction, collection development, and outreach services to the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center (AHC), which consists of the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Allied Health. This service-oriented position will develop and teach classes on evidence-based practice, health informatics, knowledge generation and evidence synthesis. This is a library faculty tenure-track position. Salary information: $53,125 (minimum)

    Librarian, Electronic Resource –  Mineola, NY, US
    NYU Langone Health 

    Responsible for the technological functions of the library and actively seeks new solutions to improve library processes and services. This role will be responsible for maintaining content for online resources. This position will be also responsible for first-line support, maintenance, and implementation of the library's broad range of systems, including the integrated library system, discovery tools, EZProxy authentication software, link-out applications, content management system, and chat service. This position also participates in the formal educational efforts of the library, including the development of instructional materials, subject guides, web and video tutorials, and other support services, and participates in the overall growth and development of the library and its services.

    Research & Instruction Librarian  –  Medford, MA, US
    Tufts University

    Responsible for coordinating and providing specialized information services to students, researchers, and clinicians. The successful candidate will further develop existing programs that deliver library support to meet the information needs of the Tufts Health Sciences community, as well as explore new opportunities for outreach, consultation, training, and current awareness.  This librarian will keep abreast of trends in dentistry and dental education, and make collection development recommendations in those subject areas to the Head of Collections Management.