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  • Location:
    Edwardsville, Illinois

    Southern Illinois University–Edwardsville (SIUE) Library and Information Services invites applications from dynamic and service-oriented candidates for the position of health sciences librarian, assistant or association professor. We are seeking a creative librarian who is flexible, collaborative, and able to deliver responsive and innovative information services in the health sciences. This is a full-time, fiscal, 12-month continuing, tenure-track position. Complete information may be found at www.siue.edu/lovejoylibrary/about/faculty.shtml.

    Salary: Minimum: $43,000 annually; salary commensurate with experience. Candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, transcript, and references to Laura Scaturro. (083)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 09/02/2015
  • Location:
    Location: Charleston, South Carolina

    Looking for a new challenge or know someone who is? The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Library is seeking candidates for associate director. This senior position, which reports to the director, will manage a diverse staff of librarians, technologists, and support staff in programs including reference, the learning commons, evidence-based medicine/practice, the library’s primary website and focused portals, and the integration of information resources into the electronic medical record.

    Salary: Minimum $90,000 for candidate with required education and appropriate experience. Find a complete position description, information about the MUSC Library program, and instructions for applying at jobs.library.musc.edu. (082)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 09/02/2015
  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland

    The Health Sciences and Human Services Library at the University of Maryland–Baltimore seeks a social work librarian to fulfill the research, learning, and information management needs of the School of Social Work community. This position provides leadership and expertise in the areas of evidence-based research, course development, instruction, health literacy, scholarship and scholarly communication, and social work informatics.

    Required: American Library Association–accredited mater’s of library science (MLS) degree is required.

    Preferred: An undergraduate degree or comparable background in social work, the social sciences, public health, or a related field is preferred. Public service experience in an academic or health sciences library is desirable.

    Salary: This is a full-time, permanent status-eligible faculty appointment at the rank of librarian I with a starting salary of $48,000. Applications received by 9/18/15 will receive full consideration. For complete job description and application instructions visit our website. The University of Maryland–Baltimore is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. (078)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 08/26/2015
  • Location:
    Bethesda, MD (NIH Main Campus)

    With nationwide responsibility for improving the health and well-being of all Americans, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) oversees the biomedical research programs of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and those of NIH’s research institutes and centers (ICs). As the world’s largest medical research facility, NIH consists of 27 ICs including the Clinical Center (an on-site research hospital).

    The Position: NIH in Bethesda, MD, is seeking applications from exceptional candidates who are energetic, innovative, and solution-oriented for the important position of director, National Library of Medicine (NLM). This is a senior position with responsibilities focused on the direction and management of the world’s largest biomedical library and electronic information and data resources that are used billions of times each year by millions of people and thousands of computer systems worldwide. The mission of NLM is to assist the advancement of medical and related sciences and to aid the dissemination and exchange of scientific and other information important to the progress of medicine and to the public health as established in 1956 in the National Library of Medicine Act and still part of the US Code. NLM assists in the advancement of medical and related sciences through the collection, dissemination, and exchange of information important to the progress of medicine and health. It also serves as a national information resource for medical education, research, and service activities of federal and private agencies, organizations, and institutions, in addition to patients, families, and the general public by providing electronic access to reliable health information issued by NIH and other trusted sources. NLM publishes, electronically and in print, guides to health sciences information in the form of catalogs, bibliographies, indexes, and online databases. It provides support for medical library development and training of biomedical librarians and other health information specialists; conducts and supports research in methods for recording, storing, retrieving, preserving, and communicating health information; and creates information resources and access tools for molecular biology, biotechnology, toxicology, environmental health, and health services research. It provides technical consultation services and research assistance. In accordance with the strategic vision articulated in a recent report from the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director, the NLM will also move toward becoming the epicenter for biomedical data science, not just at NIH, but across the biomedical research enterprise, and will include the activities initiated under the Big Data to Knowledge program. The NLM has a staff of approximately 1,600 employees including full-time equivalency positions, training positions, contractors, volunteers, and guest researchers. The current annual budget is $387,134,000. This position offers a unique and exciting opportunity for an exceptional leader to serve as the chief visionary for NLM and lead all aspects of this highly complex organization. The director, NLM, is responsible for the management and direction of the world’s largest biomedical library and will lead the organization in championing data science efforts. Scientists, health professionals, and the general public rely on robust, uninterrupted access to NLM’s digital resources. As an international leader in information innovation, NLM also supports and conducts computational biology, data science and standards, biomedical communications, and health information technology. The director, NLM, serves as the principal advisor to the director, NIH, concerning matters related to biomedical informatics and access to biomedical information with responsibilities for program planning, implementation and evaluation, keeping the NIH director abreast of NLM developments, accomplishments, and needs as the relate to the overall mission of NIH. The director, NLM, maintains continuous contact with outside industry and private interest groups, members of Congress, officials of other federal agencies, and officials of foreign governments for the purpose of explaining the program, mission, and goals of informatics research and information access at NIH. Information about NIH is located at its website.

    Required: Applicants must possess a PhD, MD, or comparable doctorate degree in a field of health sciences plus senior-level scientific experience and knowledge of research programs in one or more areas related to biomedical informatics, computational biology, data science and standards, biomedical communications, and health information technology. The individual should be known and respected, both nationally and internationally, within their profession as someone of scientific prominence, with a distinguished record of research accomplishments and leadership credentials. They should have demonstrated leadership and broad visionary capabilities in the research arena, with demonstrated ability to engage others to create and execute an organization’s vision; to navigate successfully within and collaborate across the public sector to achieve research objectives; and to optimize organizational performance by developing strategic priorities, setting and communicating clearly defined expectations, promoting accountability for results, and resolving operational problems and issues. Candidates should have demonstrated management acumen, including identification and management of financial and human resource needs; proven ability to make complex and strategic decisions to optimize resource usage, mitigate risks, and achieve desired results; and the ability to build, mentor, motivate, and maintain a culturally diverse staff.

    Salary/Benefits: The director, NLM, will be appointed at a salary commensurate with his/her qualifications. Full federal benefits will be provided, including vacation, health and life insurance, long-term care insurance, retirement, and savings plan (401k equivalent). How to Apply: Applicants must submit a current CV and bibliography electronically to Ms. Regina Reiter at SeniorRe@od.nih.gov (301.402.1130). In addition, applicants must also submit a supplemental narrative statement that addresses the qualifications requirements (not to exceed a total of 2 pages); a vision statement (not to exceed a total of 2 pages); and provide the names, titles, email addresses, and telephone numbers of 4–5 references. Applications will be reviewed starting 10/20/15 and will be accepted until the position is filled. NIH encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities.

    Standards of Conduct/Financial Disclosure: NIH inspires public confidence in our science by maintaining high ethical principles. NIH employees are subject to federal government-wide regulations and statutes, as well as agency-specific regulations described at NIH Ethics website. We encourage you to review this information. The position requires the incumbent to complete a public financial disclosure report prior to the effective date of the appointment. Selection for this position will be based solely on merit, with no discrimination for non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability, age, or membership or nonmembership in an employee organization.

    Reasonable Accomodation: NIH provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation during any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. DHHS/NIH is an equal opportunity employer. (081)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 08/26/2015
  • Location:
    Boise, Idaho

    Saint Alphonsus Health System is a 4-hospital regional, faith-based Catholic ministry with over 4,300 associates and a 950+ medical staff, which serve 700,000 people in 2 states. We are anchored by the only level II trauma center in the region, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (located in Boise, ID), providing the most experienced care to the most critically ill patients.

    Required: 1. Bachelor’s degree in library sciences required; master’s degree preferred. 2. Academy of Health Information Professionals membership is preferred. 3. At least 3 years of experience in health care–related library and information services required. 4. Knowledge of current library principles, theories, standard methods, and techniques; familiarity with medical terminology and medical databases. 5. Exhibit proficiency in maintaining both online and print resources. 6. Ability to design educational classes and teach others how to effectively use medical databases. 7. Must possess customer service skills.

    Salary: $40,000–$48,000, depending on experience. Full-time. To apply, visit our website at www.saintalphonsus.org/careers or send your resume and contact information to deseria.johnson@sarmc.org. (079)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 08/26/2015
  • Location:
    Oak Brook, Illinois

    Description: Support indexing and repurposing of Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) educational content by managing its semantic enrichment platforms and by curating the RSNA’s RadLex radiology term ontology, with an emphasis on quality improvement. Responsibilities Include: Serve as RSNA curator for RadLex. Work closely with RSNA staff to build products and services that leverage RadLex. Assess quality of results of semantic enrichment of RSNA content using TEMIS Luxid and lead improvement efforts. Work closely with RSNA informatics stakeholders on RadLex initiatives.

    Required: Bachelor’s degree in life or health sciences and/or American Library Association–accredited master’s degree in library or information science required. Training in data and knowledge management and/or digital curation in the biomedical or clinical health care fields required. Radiology domain knowledge a plus. Experience using Protégé ontology editor or equivalent framework desirable. Experience with semantic enrichment software preferred.

    Salary: Starting $45,700. Apply here: https://rsna.applicantpro.com/jobs/264817-83360.html. (080)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 08/26/2015
  • Location:
    Irvine, California

    Description: On March 17, 2015, Actavis completed the acquisition of Allergan, creating a $23 billion diversified global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model: Growth Pharma. The combined company is anchored by strong and sustainable brand franchises, a leading global generics business, a premier pipeline, highly efficient operations, and an experienced management team creating an unrivaled foundation for long-term growth. Join one of the world’s fastest-growing pharmaceutical companies. The combination of Actavis + Allergan is creating exciting career opportunities across our now larger and stronger global company. As a key member of the Medical Science Library (Library), supporting research and development (R&D), the principal information analyst is responsible for (1) advanced information research, (2) competitive intelligence, and (3) self-serve training and communication. The principal information analyst has superior information research, technology, and analytical skills, and works with R&D professionals to define user information needs, translate needs to research, analyze, and prepare accurate reports. The analyst has demonstrable knowledge of library services and informatics skills. The analyst performs tasks in support of competitive intelligence, monitors competing companies and products, and delivers intelligence to stakeholders. This individual has exceptional communication skills for training and supporting end users and prepares educational materials. The principal information analyst easily interacts with research and medical professionals, scientists, and executives.

    Required: Education and Experience: At least 10 years of pharmaceutical industry experience with a bachelor’s degree or at least 6 years of pharmaceutical experience with a master’s degree. Graduate degree and experience in library science, computer science, health care, or related fields is highly desirable. Postgraduate degree (PhD, PharmD) highly desirable. Advanced knowledge and understanding of computer systems and applications. Programming knowledge and skill helpful. Essential Skills and Abilities: Advanced searching skills in commercial hosts, such as STN International, LexisNexis, Dialog, Orbit. Advanced searching skills using text-mining software, chemical structure, and biosequence notation. Advanced searching skills for finding patent information. Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills. Excellent organizational skills. Solid computer skills and demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Proficiency in Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Projects desirable. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team. Ability to communicate with Allergan external and internal parties. Must be able to manage multiple tasks, deadlines, and requests for services. Must be able to routinely meet tight deadlines and high quality standards. Ability to perform with minimum supervision and with or without established procedures.

    Salary: Range is based on experience : $90,000–$120,000, with 11% bonus. Reference Job # 152022. To apply: https://allergan.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobdetail.ftl?job=152022&src=MTP-200183. (077)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 08/19/2015
  • Location:
    South Jordan, Utah

    Roseman University of Health Sciences invites applicants for collection management librarian at its South Jordan, UT, campus. Located in the Salt Lake City metro area with stunning views of the Wasatch Mountains, this four-season region is great for skiing, running, fishing, and other outdoor activities. The collection management librarian reports to the director of library services in Nevada and provides library collection guidance for all university campuses.

    Required: American Library Association–accredited master’s degree; 3 years’ professional-level library experience in an academic and/or health sciences–related setting, including reference; experience with collection management, collection development, and/or acquisitions.

    Preferred: Collection development experience in an academic health science library, membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals, peer-reviewed publications and/or professional association presentations.

    Salary: Minimum $54,000. Application review begins 10/9/15. Position is open until filled. For further information and application instructions, visit www.roseman.edu/employment/utah. (076)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 08/19/2015
  • Location:
    California

    California State University–Long Beach University Library seeks a full-time temporary librarian of health sciences. Primary responsibilities are: provide in-person and online reference services, including some evenings and weekends; provide library instruction and consultation services to students and faculty of the Departments of Nursing, Health Care Administration, Kinesiology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Food Science, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, and Health Sciences; serve as the library’s subject specialist for the specified departments, which includes evaluating, selecting, and reviewing information resources in relation to curricular and collection needs; and work closely with subject librarians and other members of the university community as appropriate.

    Required: Master’s degree in library and information science from an American Library Association–accredited program (by date of appointment). Working experience as an academic librarian or library internship in an academic institution. Demonstrated effectiveness at teaching information literacy skills and concepts in an academic library setting. Demonstrated effectiveness at providing research assistance. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with university faculty, staff, and students. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

    Preferred: A degree in one (or more) of the following disciplines: biology, nursing, health care administration, kinesiology, nutrition and dietetics, food science, physical therapy, speech-language pathology, and health sciences. Experience as an academic librarian in one or more of the above disciplines. Demonstrated ability to evaluate, select, and review information resources in relation to curricular and collection needs.

    Salary: $47,484–$83,088, commensurate with qualifications and experience. For application instructions and complete position information, please go to web.csulb.edu/divisions/aa/personnel/jobs/posting/2283/. (071)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 08/12/2015
  • Location:
    Florida

    The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida seeks a health literacy and health sciences liaison librarian to collaborate with clinicians, educators, students, library faculty, and community partners in developing and implementing health literacy strategies.

    Salary: $46,880, minimum. Actual salary will reflect selected professional’s experience and credentials. This tenure-track faculty position serves as a member of the Health Science Center Library. Apply by 9/21/15. The full position announcement and information regarding the application process are available at library.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html. (075)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 08/12/2015
  • Location:
    Indiana

    Hilton Publishing Co (dba HPC) a national content and media publishing and procurement company is seeking an collection development librarian on a consultant basis to work with a large hospital system to stream line their journal subscriptions. This is an immediate opportunity with tremendous growth.

    Required: Applicants must have experience in medical librarian collection development and cataloging and inventory management. Travel required.

    Salary: $30–$35 per hour. Qualified applicants can send their CV to Lbell@HiltonPub.com, 219.922.4868. (074)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 08/12/2015
  • Location:
    Kentucky

    The University of Louisville (UofL) Kornhauser Health Sciences Library is seeking a creative and self-motivated clinical librarian to join our clinical services program. Responsibilities include building collaborative relationships within clinical departments to support information literacy and evidence-based practice, engaging users in their preferred environments, and collaborating with clinical faculty, residents, or students on journal clubs, seminars, systematic literature review projects, and other clinical forums. This is a full-time, tenure-track position reporting to the assistant director. Entry rank is dependent on experience and qualifications.

    Salary: Minimum salary $42,000. For more information, please see louisville.edu/library/hr/jobs/clinicalLibrarian.pdf. UofL is an AAE/EOE/M/F/D/V employer. (073)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 08/12/2015
  • Location:
    New Hampshire

    The Biomedical Libraries at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, seek an enthusiastic, service-focused individual to support research, scholarship, education, and patient care in the health and life sciences. This librarian will also coordinate the collection development activities for the Biomedical Libraries, working with a collaborative team of research and education librarians. The ideal candidate will have: 1–3 years’ experience in an academic, health sciences, or special library; experience with collection development, interlibrary loan budget management, and/or project management skills; and a master of library science (MLS) degree from an American Library Association–accredited program. Experience in a health or life sciences area is preferred.

    Salary: The position is part of the Dartmouth College Library Classification System of Professional Ranks. Library Professional II salary midpoint: $66,706, depending on experience and qualifications. We offer a full benefits package including 22 vacation days and relocation assistance. To learn more or to apply for this position, please go to https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/31586. Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. (072)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 08/12/2015