Pharmaceutical & Health Technology

PHT Positions Alert - Jan 2021

  • 1.  PHT Positions Alert - Jan 2021

    Posted 01-24-2021 20:35
    Hi all,

    After a quiet end-of-year, quite a few postings coming through now!

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

    New Positions Alert – Jan 2021


    • Perform relevant scientific and information analysis, particularly in relation to searching competitor information and scientific literature 
    • Lead the coordination, planning and execution of competitive coverage at assigned medical and scientific conferences. Provide updates to key stakeholders before, during and after the conference. 
    • Create focused competitive intelligence oral and written reports as well as news updates for specific customer groups as appropriate

    Astellas Pharma

    Provide information and knowledge management services specializing in published information related to Astellas' key therapeutic and functional areas: health, medicine, and the pharmaceutical industry. This position works globally with all business units from discovery and development through commercial providing information solutions such as information research, project consultation, copyright advice, and supports Library Portal development / maintenance. Conducts in-depth literature research to provide accurate, cost-effective information in timely manner.

    Vertex Pharmaceuticals

    As the Records & Information Management, Senior Manager, you will develop and lead our global Records & Information Management Program (the "RIM Program"). Our RIM Program will be designed to ensure that our Company identifies, classifies, retains, stores, secures, retrieves, and disposes of documents and electronic records in compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations, Company policies and SOPs. This position will report to the Director, Business Continuity and Resilience. 

    Re-posting a hot open pharma library position:

    Corporate Library Services Director  Alameda, CA, or REMOTE (US)
    • lead development of a library strategic plan and manage all library services, primarily in support of employees working in scientific/clinical/medical roles
    • provide expert literature search support to employees engaged in research initiatives at various stages of oncology product life cycle, and serve as a resource to aid them in procurement of information, literature, etc
    • develop and execute training to enable employees to maximize their utilization of library resources



    • work closely with our R&D staff to help them find, monitor and analyze scientific information within all areas of Novozymes but also broadly across the organization there is a need for overviews and analysis
    • liaison between the researchers and information sources
    • find solutions that enables us to work with large datasets and create overviews and dashboard to support our scientists' decisions using creativity and state of the art text mining tools

    Associate Director, Knowledge Management - Taxonomy   Chicago, IL, US or REMOTE (US)
    • Own and execute across editorial and production our metadata strategy to advance digital transformation and expert solutions
    • Assess existing enrichment tools, capabilities, and processes; recommend improvements and new systems
    • Implement industry best practices in the development and implementation of our Knowledge Model and taxonomies/dictionaries

    Content Portfolio Specialist   Indianapolis, IN, US
    Copyright Clearance Center (subcontracted onsite staff)

    Responsible for managing subscriptions processing for our client's global electronic content collection, including new corporate library resources and annual renewals. Acting as the primary point person between the client and its subscriptions agent, this position supports processes and maintains documentation for all content activities, including access, invoicing and troubleshooting issues in support of the client and its end users. This position is a key part of our Managed Knowledge Services team, supporting our client's global library services, and will be located onsite at our client's Indianapolis, IN offices when normal business operations resume.


    Clinical Practice Manager  Irving, TX, US or REMOTE (US) 
    American College of Emergency Physicians  

    The primary focus of this position is to work with physician members to develop, review, and update ACEP's Clinical Policies through conference calls and meetings; review and edit documents for completeness and accuracy; track and report on trends for policy, product, and program development; and make recommendations to ensure that the college is appropriately positioned on clinical practice issues.  Salary information: $62,770–$84,727

    Knowledge and Evidence Specialist  Cambridge, UK or REMOTE (UK)
    Public Health England

    To support us in our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The role will involve the assessment of local user requirements; advanced literature searching and filtering, enquiry services and resource discovery. With excellent communication, customer service, and evidence-based skills, you will be confident in your ability to work independently using your initiative, but also proficient in team and matrix working.   Salary information: £37,526 - £44,019 [12 month FTC to start]

    Cleveland Clinic
    • Researches complicated inquiries and provides appropriate responses, including customized bibliographies and information packets.
    • Catalog and classify materials using the National Library of Medicine's Cataloging and Classification System and MeSH and maintains a proficiency in OCLC, NLM Classification, MeSH, AACR2, MARC, RDA, and Innovative Interfaces Sierra ILS.
    • Load and maintain bibliographic records into the library ILS from other libraries, organizations such as OCLC and NLM, and from electronic resource vendors.
    Research Support Librarian  New Orleans, LA, US
    Tulane University Matas Library of the Health Sciences

    The Research Support Librarian primarily concentrates on working with Tulane researchers and students to conduct systematic reviews and other evidence synthesis projects, from protocol development to publication, using a variety of tools and methods for searching evidence, documenting and managing data for synthesis, and reporting findings.

    Compusoft (subcontracting to NIH/NCBI)
    • Ability to communicate technical and non-technical information effectively to publishers, developers, and data providers
    • Ability to conduct data analysis and work with developers to implement solutions
    • Knowledge of XML and/or HTML

    University of British Columbia Vancouver

    The scope of this position includes the organization, administration and operation of library staff and budgets across several areas including reference, research, circulation services and collection development. The Head will plan, implement and manage existing and new services focused on meeting evolving user needs. The Head is also responsible for the strategic leadership of the Biomedical Branch Library located at Vancouver General Hospital.  

    Pangora Group (subcontracting to USAID)
    • Demonstrated experience in strategy development & design for complex projects
    • Up-to-date knowledge of communications and knowledge management (KM) technologies and standards and an understanding of the constraints and benefits of different approaches and technologies  
    • Familiarity with the international public health sphere and USAID public health programming  

    Unit Head of Instruction and Scholarly Communication   Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    National Medical Library, College Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    • design, plan, and deliver Information literacy sessions and workshops to medical students, post graduates, and faculty
    • create online and printed guides to promote medical information resources and point-of-care tool to the CMHS community
    • substantial knowledge of the historical and current trends and practices in scholarly publishing

    NHS Royal Cornwall Hospital

    An interest in research skills and resources will be an advantage, as the postholder will work towards carrying out systematic literature reviews and offering expertise and teaching in the critical appraisal of research. Salary information: £31,365 - £37,890 pa