Pharmaceutical & Health Technology

New Positions Available -- April 2019

  • 1.  New Positions Available -- April 2019

    Posted 04-17-2019 14:22

    Dear Colleagues,

    Sage Therapeutics is seeking a manager for their literature management platform, Prolibra is looking for an information specialist, Clarivate Analytics has an opening for assistant manager of searchers, and the CCC has an information analyst job available.  McKesson has a Business Analyst position and The College of American Pathologists has an opening for a medical librarian.


    Happy hunting!
    Cindy Crane
    PHTD Employment Chair


    New  Positions Alert – April 2019


    Manager, Scientific Literature Services, IT--Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Sage Therapeutics

    The manager's role is to coordinate the strategic planning, selection, implementation and support of Sage's literature management platform. This position is instrumental in providing guidance how scientific/medical information is accessed and stored throughout the organization. This is a service-oriented position to support Sage's literature needs with a focus on rapidly identifying and solving scientific literature, database, and journal access issues across the organization and streamlining the vendor collaboration process.  Core responsibilities include planning and implementing a scientific literature management platform, overseeing an integrated process for enterprise-wide access to medical/scientific literature, managing corporate journal subscriptions to journals and other content sources, searching literature databases, overseeing document delivery and maintaining a searchable, copyright compliant electronic repository of publications that is easily accessible to all employees. Additional responsibilities include oversight of a copyright advisory and management tool, implementation and knowledge of reference manager tools, as well as oversight of Sage's eLibrary SharePoint site for enterprise-wide distribution of real-time content updates and resource center.

    Pharmaceutical Information Specialist-- Northeast/Mid Atlantic US States
    Long term contracting position, can work remotely if highly experienced. Individual's primary responsibilities are day-to-day RightFind administration, journal management, usage metrics (internal and from online databases), and low/mid-level complexity research in pharma R&D and commercialization.  5-8 years of library or information center experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical industry. 

    Please send resumes, cover letter and references to:
    Angela Dzikowski
    Pro Libra Associates Inc
    Fax# 908-918-0277

    Assistant Manager, Searchers -- Alexandria, VA,

    Clarivate Analytics

    Clarivate Analytics is growing its IP search and analytics businesses and seeks a manager of search resource personnel.   Responsibilities include managing workflow of search requests; training and development of search resource personnel; problem solving and development of creative search solutions; communicating professionally with colleagues; and other duties as may be assigned.  The applicant must possess strong academic credentials in Library Science including broad knowledge of search techniques and approaches.  BS or MS in Library Science is required with related technical or intellectual property experience highly desired.  We are looking for an individual with a minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in a management or leadership role, preferably in the IP space and preferably highly familiar with USPTO practice and procedure.  IP Experience a huge plus.  Customer service experience, direct search project experience, and library or knowledge management experience also a plus. 

    Information Analyst (Pharmaceutical)– Boston, MA

    Copyright Clearance Center 

    The Information Analyst will support one of our global biopharmaceutical Scientific Intelligence and Information teams' therapeutic projects with an emphasis on delivering information analysis and insight for their research organization. The candidate should have a good working knowledge of supporting an innovative research and discovery environment and have a strong information science / data analytics background. With a data driven focus, the candidate will be an expert in scientific information analysis and visualisation, aligning closely with the business to ensure information is turned into actionable outcomes that can drive the organisation forward.


    Business Intelligence Analyst -- Durham, NC


    The Business Intelligence Analyst is a key role in supporting organizational readiness, performance, client management, and the overall success of services within the company. This role directly supports the organization's Business Intelligence function through taking a lead role on large projects with multiple stakeholders, completing complex analysis involving multiple data sources, assessing opportunities for process improvement, developing innovative use for existing data, developing plans for capturing and utilizing supplemental data, and supporting the implementation of strategic initiatives. The Business Intelligence Analyst has strong SQL skills to pull required data sets, complimented by skills in data visualization tools such as Tableau, Business Objects, or SSRS.


    Medical Librarian--Northfield, IL
    The College of American Pathologists
    The Medical Librarian is responsible for performing literature research in the health sciences field, assisting staff in complying with copyright law, and collaborating with and providing back-up for the CAP Archivist as needed.


    Environmental Research Associate-- Sault Ste. Marie, MI

    Sault Tribe
    The Environmental Research Associate, under the direction of the Environmental Program Manager is responsible for gathering, preparing, and analyzing information that will be used to assist Tribal Environmental services in protecting and restoring the natural resources of the Tribe.  This position is responsible for gathering information and consulting with Federal, State and local officials to draft strategic natural resources documents and plans, which incorporate Tribal priorities in natural resource management planning, land acquisition, land development, and environmental concerns.  The position is also responsible for supporting the Environmental Program with administrative and librarian services.    


    Academic/Hospital/ Government
    Systems and Web Development Librarian– Suwanee, GA
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Responsible for implementing, maintaining, supporting, and enhancing a wide range of technologies and systems to provide innovative library services and ensure access to the library's extensive range of online information resources and digital collections. This position supports library staff and local and remote library users in the use of existing information technology as well as the adoption of new technology. This position promotes access to digital resources by evaluating and recommending innovative uses of emerging library system technologies. The individual in this position monitors technologies for support of library outreach. This position works collaboratively with staff on both campuses on issues related to access, network compatibility and use of library electronic resources.

    Assistant Director of Services– Tucson, AZ
    University of Arizona Health Sciences Library
    Seeking an experienced, engaged and imaginative Assistant Director for Services to lead our Research & Learning (R&L) group at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Library (UAHSL). The R&L group engages dynamically with constituencies on and off campus to support the educational, clinical and research missions of the University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS). The Assistant Director for Services leads the group, a team of highly-skilled and innovative librarians/information professionals, in developing and delivering knowledge-based information services. Members teach evidence-based practice and informatics skills, working with colleagues across the University of Arizona Libraries (UAL), and with administrators, faculty and students affiliated with UAHS colleges, centers, institutes and clinical partnerships. The group supports a robust expert searching service, is actively engaged in co-authoring Systematic and Scoping Reviews, and deploys an embedded model of librarianship, working in close partnership with UAHS faculty. UAHSL is part of UAL. The Assistant Director reports to the Library's Director. Librarians at UAL have faculty appointments at academic rank. 

    Head of Patron Services, Health Sciences Libraries– Philadelphia, PA
    Temple University
    Seeking a collaborative, innovative and user-focused librarian to join its staff as Head of Patron Services. The successful candidate will be a leader as well as a team player. Temple University is a vibrant, urban research university with over 1,700 full-time faculty and a student body of 36,000 that is among the most diverse in the nation.

    Research Librarian– Baltimore, MD
    University of Maryland
    The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) seeks a research librarian to conduct expert searches in support of a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) funded project at the University's School of Pharmacy

    Web Development Librarian
    – Blacksburg, VA
    Virginia Tech
    Virginia Tech's University Libraries seeks an energetic, creative, and highly collaborative librarian to engage in the design, implementation, testing, and maintenance for the Libraries' growing portfolio of websites and web applications. The Web Development Librarian will work within the Information Technology Division, in close collaboration with the University Libraries Strategic Communications team, to improve the ease of use, visual appeal, adoptability, and desirability of library websites and web applications.

    Manager, Reference & Instruction– Doha, Qatar
    Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar
    You will act as a core member of the library management team. You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Reading Room and the collaborative planning and implementation of next-generation library services, managing the information services team members, providing guidance on work distribution and processes, establishing and monitoring team best practices and assessment measures to ensure service quality. Being a supervisor, you will be conducting appraisals, mentoring, training and, building and sustaining a manager team-oriented approach.

    Director, NCAR Library Sciences
    National Center for Atmospheric Research – Boulder, CO
    Reporting to the NCAR Directorate, the Director of NCAR Library Sciences provides vision, strategic direction, and operational leadership for the NCAR Library. The Director conceptualizes, leads, and implements a world-class information service, research, and development unit that provides state-of-the-art scientific and educational information services in support of the broader UCAR, NCAR, and UCP Strategic Plans. The incumbent works nationally and internationally with colleagues in information and library science to foster the dissemination of UCAR research and educational efforts.



    Cynthia Crane