Pharmaceutical & Health Technology

New Position Alert-- August 2019

  • 1.  New Position Alert-- August 2019

    Posted 08-13-2019 17:54

    Dear Colleagues,

    A staffing company for a pharmaceutical firm is looking for an Information Specialist, with possibility for working remotely.  Astellas and Sage Therapeutics also have open positions.


    Happy hunting!
    Cindy Crane
    PHTD Employment Chair


    New  Positions Alert – June 2019


    Pharmaceutical Information Specialist --Washington D.C. area or New Jersey
    This is a long-term full-time contract position with full benefits.  Working remotely is a possibility if the candidate is highly experienced.
    Key Job Responsibilities

    • Provides customized information strategies, solutions, and services for internal clients worldwide to support business decisions in clinical development, business development, safety, regulatory, commercialization, and more. Works with clients to understand their information needs; uses specialized resources to conduct advanced research; evaluates, analyzes, synthesizes, and delivers quality results.

    Manager, Scientific Literature Services, IT
    Sage Therapeutics – Cambridge, MA, United States
    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.

    Client Services Librarian
    Astellas – Northbrook, IL, United States
    This position has the responsibility to: (1) execute searches as a primary and overflow searcher worldwide as assigned; (2) recommending latest data science tools and technologies to resolve complex information research questions; and, (3) to participate in training Astellas employees as assigned.

    Academic/Hospital/ Government
    Chief, Public Services Division, Division of Library Operations,
     Montgomery County, MD
    National Library of Medicine
    The Chief of the Public Services Division is responsible for providing access to the world's largest collection of biomedical literature and other resources. The division is responsible for onsite reference services and customer support for remote users; developing and maintaining NLM and NIH consumer health information resources, MedlinePlus and MedlinePlus Connect; working with NIH Institutes to deliver consumer health information; managing the content and technology behind the main NLM web sites including the content management system, search technology, statistical analyses, and usability; and preserving the NLM collection through digitization, space planning, collection repair, and offsite vault management. The division fulfills thousands of requests per year using an ILL management system and DOCLINE and provides researchers thousands of items from the closed stacks. The individual will serve on working groups within NLM and represent NLM to various professional and government organizations. The Division currently has 48 professional librarians, technical information specialists and library technical support personnel.

    Assistant Professor of Veterinary Health Sciences Librarian
    Oklahoma State University
    Responsibilities: As the Veterinary Health Sciences Librarian, you will provide administrative oversight of the CVHS Library. In addition to undertaking traditional library responsibilities such as reference, instruction, resource selection, and orientation, we are seeking an individual who can support faculty in managing data and professional profiles and demonstrate the advantages of open access resources to members of the CVHS community. You will also develop creative projects and services that reflect priorities adopted by the OSU Libraries and its three professional campus branch libraries; supervise one full-time staff and student assistants; and develop and administer the CVHS Library budget. 

    -- Washington, DC, United States
    International Food Policy Research Institute
    The Communications and Public Affairs (CPA) Division of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a Knowledge Management Specialist to assist with metadata curation and library subscription management. The candidate will work with OCLC software services, such as WorldShare Interlibrary Loan, Acquisitions, and CONTENTdm. The successful candidate will have a strong attention to detail and be comfortable in a highly culturally diverse work environment. This is a one-year renewable position based in Washington, DC.

    Research and Writing Support Librarian
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine – Suwanee, GA, United States
    The Research and Writing Support Librarian provides resources, training, and research and writing support in general biomedical and health resources to the departments and programs at PCOM Georgia. This position offers writing support and research consultations tailored to the requirements of the medical, pharmacy, and allied health communities at the point and place of need. It may also provide virtual writing support to students from other PCOM campuses. Must establish rapport and work collaboratively with library colleagues and college-wide constituents including the Student Affairs and the Division of Research. 

    Librarian Sr
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital – Philadelphia, PA, PA, United States
    Provide core reference services to library users via phone, email, online chat or in-person. These services include assisting users on the effective use of knowledge-based information resources and bibliographic management software.

    Part Time Research Services Librarian - Health Sciences
    Le Moyne College – Syracuse, NY, United States
    MAJOR FUNCTION: Working Part-time (20 hours per week), provides general and advanced reference and research service and instruction to students and faculty in the assigned departments and programs 

    Cynthia Crane