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RTI Health Solutions, a business unit of RTI International, specializes in addressing the research needs of pharmaceutical, biomedical and device companies during drug development, commercialization and safety monitoring. We are currently seeking an individual who can provide librarian support services for research projects (and proposals) that span different disciplines such as epidemiological studies, health economic and health outcomes research projects.  These projects frequently include as a component (or the primary focus) systematic or targeted literature reviews, and health technology assessment submissions.


In this role you will be developing literature search strategies, for example, systematic literature reviews to support Health Technology Assessments (HTAs), based on proposal/project objectives and advice from technical staff, and translating the strategies into PubMed, Embase, Cochrane, and other relevant databases

 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Implementing searches in various databases and managing organisation of database search results in EndNote
  • Maintaining EndNote reference libraries
  • Assisting in obtaining references and managing article retrieval
  • Maintaining an up to date knowledge of trends in information services   
  • Developing an awareness of information sources and advising staff on these sources where appropriate

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Studies or Information Science, or a related degree and at least 3 years of experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Embase, PubMed, and other medical literature databases, including advanced searching skills in PubMed and Embase
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic environment and perform duties that require close attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to partner effectively with a variety of contacts, internally and externally, demonstrating excellent organisational, time-management, and oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office and EndNote

 

PREFERRED
  • Excellent knowledge of National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines and requirements with respect to clinical and economic systematic literature review
  • The ability to advise on best practices for HTAs such as study quality appraisal according to NICE and Gemeinsamer Bundesausschuss (GBA) standards
  • The ability to advise on HTA guidelines and requirements for clinical and economic systematic review and maintaining an up to date knowledge of those guidelines and requirements
  • Pharmaceutical industry or professional health sciences library experience

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Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 


RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.
 
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We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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