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  • Location:
    New York

    The New York Academy of Medicine is looking for a creative and technologically expert individual to serve as technical services manager for its library, comprising rare, historical, and contemporary physical holdings as well as electronic resources. The position involves maintaining and developing systems for cataloging and collection management; managing cataloging, collection description, and digital project management activities by professional and paraprofessional staff; and providing leadership in these areas as part of the center’s engagement in the world of libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.

    Preferred Skills and Experience: Master’s degree in library science and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a comparable institution.

    Salary: $60,000 minimum. Hire Date: Immediate. For more information, please see: www.nyam.org/about-us/careers/technical-services-manager.html. (014)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 02/25/2015
  • Location:
    Telecommute

    Medlior Health Outcomes Research is an independent consultancy based in Calgary, Canada. Our work includes systematic and rapid literature reviews for both public and private sector clients. The topics range from drug and medical devices to health policy and models of health care service delivery. Medlior requires a medical librarian for developing and executing search strategies in accordance with project needs.

    Role Overview: This is a contractor position and would allow the acceptance or refusal of work on a project-by-project basis. For each project, the librarian will work alongside the Medlior consultant and client to develop, refine, and finalize the search protocol based on the patients, interventions, comparators, outcomes (PICO) methodology. Protocol-based literature searches would be conducted in a variety of OvidSP databases (via Medlior access) and sources of gray literature.

    Preferred Skills and Experience: Master’s degree in library science. Experience searching biomedical databases such as MEDLINE, Embase, and Cochrane Library. Able to work in a very collaborative group with enthusiasm and attention to quality.

    Salary: $40, hourly. Hire Date: Immediate. Telecommute. Contact: Tara Cowling, Principal Consultant, Medical Health Outcomes Research Ltd, 160 Quarry Park Blvd SE, Suite 300, Calgary, AB, Canada. (013)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 02/25/2015
  • Location:
    California or Telecommute

    Doctor Evidence (DRE) is a health care technology company that creates custom solutions to help our clients make more informed, evidence-based decisions. We partner with organizations across health care to examine the information behind their burning questions, creating unique data assets configured specifically to their needs, and provide the most comprehensive view of the data underlying their challenges and solutions. Our clients include integrated delivery networks, hospitals, academia, clinical guideline developers, pharmaceutical or biotechnology and device innovators, health insurers, and more. The Doctor Evidence Library team is responsible for quickly locating and screening medical literature in accordance with client needs. The team performs very broad searches for published and gray literature, retrieves full text as needed, and responds to internal requests for literature in a timely manner. Reports to: vice president of research & knowledge management. Status: employee, exempt.

    Role Overview: This position will be an addition to our growing library team. This role will work in collaboration with other librarians to meet the literature search needs of our clients. The librarian must be comfortable and adept at constructing complex literature search strategies in multiple databases. In this role, the librarian must be able to juggle several concurrent projects and be smoothly responsive to shifting priorities.

    Responsibilities include: With chief medical officer, working with DRE Client Solutions and the client to develop, fine tune, and finalize the search protocol based on the patients, interventions, comparators, outcomes (PICO) methodology. Performing protocol-based literature searches in a variety of biomedical databases and nontraditional resources. Critical screening of search results to identify references that match client needs. Directing and reviewing the work of part-time (per diem), remotely located library staff. Collaborating with other library team members to develop and improve department processes

    Preferred Skills and Experience: Master’s degree in library science or closely related field (American Library Association–accredited program preferred). Extensive experience searching biomedical databases such as PubMed, Embase, and Cochrane Library. Willingness to learn and search beyond traditional resources. An in-depth awareness of current and emerging issues associated with evidence-based medicine, search obstacle, and the design of clinical studies. Familiarity with reference management software such as EndNote or QUOSA is a plus. Able to work with minimal supervision, but in a very collaborative environment. Positive, flexible attitude with a collaborative mindset and ability to excel in a multidisciplinary environment. A mature attitude, with initiative and a firm commitment to quality and responsibility. Ability to work with international clients in multiple time zones is a plus. Ability to work with confidence in a fast-paced, ambitious environment.

    Salary: $60,000 minimum. Hire Date: Immediate. Telecommute or work in Santa Monica, CA, office. Contact: Mary Carpenter, MLIS, Vice President, Research & Knowledge Management, Doctor Evidence, 301 Arizona Ave, Suite 301, Santa Monica CA 90401; mcarpenter@doctorevidence.com. (010)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 02/18/2015
  • Location:
    Pennsylvania

    Reporting to the director of health sciences libraries, the biomedical & research services librarian supports the research, graduate education, and grant activities of the health sciences center at Temple University through education, consultation, and expert searching of bibliographic databases and other resources, such as gray literature (trial registries, dissertations, conference abstracts/proceedings). Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Education and Experience: American Library Association–accredited master’s degree in library or information science and at least 3 years’ experience as a full-time science or health sciences librarian in a higher education (college or university) institution. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

    Required Skills and Abilities: Extensive knowledge of health and life sciences databases, such as MEDLINE, Web of Science, Biosis, and Embase. Demonstrated expert searcher skills as delineated by the MLA statement on expert searching. Familiarity with the research process in the health and life sciences. Familiarity with the National Institutes of Health public access policy. Demonstrated initiative and self-direction. Experience meeting the information needs of researchers. Excellent project management skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    Preferred: Undergraduate or graduate degree in the physical, life, or health sciences, with a demonstrated understanding of the scientific research process. Demonstrated experience conducting evidence-based medicine (EBM) and systematic review searches. Familiarity with best practices for managing research data. Experience and willingness to learn new and emerging technologies.

    Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description, employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial, and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

    Salary: Minimum salary is $55,000. To apply for this position, please visit www.temple.edu, click on Careers At Temple at the very bottom of the home page, and reference TU-18803. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (011)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 02/18/2015
  • Location:
    Position Wanted

    Mature paraprofessional with extensive clinical background seeking library assistant or technician position. 14 years’ experience as library clerk/coordinator in large, hospital-based medical library. Primary duties of serials management, interlibrary loan (ILL), bindery, circulation issues, equipment maintenance, supplies, billing, holdings data. Consider full time or part time. Contact Doug Stackhouse at 303.432.2896 or stackhde@aol.com. (006)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 02/18/2015
  • Location:
    Texas

    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Libraries: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is seeking an executive director of libraries who will provide leadership for the library and assure alignment with the vision, mission, and strategic plan of the University. The executive director must have a proven ability to interact effectively and productively with diverse individuals and groups. The executive director of libraries will provide a clear vision of the evolving role of the libraries and how they directly support the strategic initiatives and intellectual core of the university. As the chief administrative officer of the TTUHSC Libraries, the executive director reports to the executive vice president for academic affairs. The TTUHSC Libraries of the Health Sciences compose one integrated library system that serves the needs of TTUHSC students, faculty, and staff in academic programs across all schools and campuses, as well as those enrolled in distance education programs. The library system includes three physical locations and extensive electronic resources accessible through secured remote access. The central administration of the TTUHSC Libraries is located in the Preston Smith Library of the Health Sciences in Lubbock. Other physical sites include the Harrington Library of the Health Sciences in Amarillo and the Library of the Health Sciences in Odessa. The TTUHSC library system has collections in excess of 321,000 bound volumes; more than 62,000 electronic books; subscriptions to more than 24,000 electronic journals; and access to more than 500 electronic databases.

    Minimum Qualifications: Educational requirement: A master’s degree in library and information sciences from an accredited American Library Association program or an international equivalent. Prior Experience: The candidate is required to have at least 5 years of progressive and accomplished experience in library administrative/leadership roles that include significant responsibilities for budgetary oversight and resource planning, preferably in an academic health sciences library or similar setting.

    Salary: Commensurate with experience. $100,000, minimum. Special Instructions to Applicants: Texas Tech University Health Sciences center requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Please apply online at careers.texastech.edu and search for Req# 2908BR. The TTUHSC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/veterans/disability employer. (012)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 02/18/2015
  • Location:
    Indiana

    The Indiana University School of Medicine Ruth Lilly Medical Library seeks an experienced, energetic, and self-motivated individual to fill the position of research and community engagement librarian, a tenure-track faculty position. This position will provide research and knowledge management services, teaching and education, and research consultations to faculty, residents, medical students, and staff. Additionally, this position will lead our community engagement and population health management activities in collaboration with the school and other entities.

    Required: Graduate degree in library/information science from an American Library Association–accredited institution and 2–3 years of experience in the fields of biomedicine, health sciences, or medical librarianship.

    Preferred: Experience with searching biomedical or health-related databases, providing services through a liaison services model, and working with diverse groups to reach common goals.

    Salary: Range: $48,000 minimum. Position will remain open until filled. For more information and application directions go here: www.iupui.edu/~oeo/academicjobs/IN-MED15004htm.HTM. (007)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 02/11/2015
  • Location:
    Texas

    Texas A&M University Libraries seeks a creative and dynamic professional to join the Texas A&M University Libraries as undergraduate professional programs/One Health librarian. This clinical-track academic appointment carries full faculty status with responsibilities including professional service to meet both the libraries’ and the university’s requirements for promotion. This entry-level position serves as liaison to the undergraduate professional programs (biomedical sciences and public health) as well as the Departments of Biochemistry/Biophysics and Nutrition and Food Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The full scope of the position is to demonstrate initiative in providing research, curriculum, and clinical support to students, faculty, and researchers in those programs and departments. The successful candidate will participate in collection development and collection assessment for both print and electronic resources across the health and life sciences disciplines. The position will include an opportunity to participate in the campus One Health initiative. The successful candidate will provide reference and research assistance and develop and deliver instructional programs with emphasis on interprofessional informatics and information literacy.

    Salary: $50,500, commensurate with experience. For more information and instructions on how to apply, please visit library.tamu.edu/about/employment/faculty-positions. (008)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 02/11/2015
  • Location:
    Washington, DC

    The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), an innovative, dynamic, professional nursing membership organization, seeks an experienced seasoned health sciences librarian to manage the association’s library, archives, and permissions and to provide AWHONN staff, AWHONN members, and the public with research services and resources that support AWHONN’s mission and goals. Strong knowledge and research skills in health sciences or related sector, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and a master’s degree in library science are required. To learn more about AWHONN, please go to our website.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Utilize best practices to proactively provide staff up-to-date information on AWHONN’s key initiatives and current projects. Maintain and provide access to the archives of the organization, including digitization. Oversee and manage the internal and external permissions and copyright processes for the organization. Manage and upkeep the day-to-day tasks of the library (i.e., journal subscriptions, book purchases, cataloging and budgeting).

    Required: Master’s degree in library science; health sciences background desirable. Minimum of 3 years of related experience. Demonstrated knowledge in various aspects of library management. Proficiency in use of online information resources, computers, and library software. Ability to manage multiple assignments, work under pressure, and meet deadlines. Contact with peer organizations and special interest groups for networking and information exchange desirable.

    Salary: $65,000–$70,000. AWHONN is located in Washington, DC. We offer an excellent benefits package with flexible work schedules and competitive compensation. Please submit resume indicating SALARY REQUIREMENTS to: Human Resources Department, 2000 L Street, NW, Suite 740, Washington, DC 20036 or fax to 202.728.1864 or email recruitment@awhonn.org. (009)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 02/11/2015