Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)
The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) seeks a research librarian to conduct expert searches in support of a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) funded project at the University's School of Pharmacy.
The research librarian will be responsible for aiding in research regarding the use of bulk drug substances in pharmaceutical compounding nominated for inclusion on the List of Bulk Drug Substances Approved for use in Compounding by 503b Facilities. A key component of this project is a thorough systematic literature review of each substance under review, approximately 225 in total. This position will require collaboration with researchers at UMB throughout the entire systematic literature review process. This includes assisting with the development of the search strategy, creating and executing the search in the relevant databases, managing the search results, searching the grey literature, providing guidance throughout the review process (including PRISMA guidelines and identifying best practices), and drafting the literature search methods and appendix sections of any resulting publications.
This is a full-time, 100% grant-funded, non-tenure, and non-permanent status track faculty position at a rank of Librarian I or II. This position is funded by the FDA: Clinical Use of Bulk Drug Substances Nominated for Use in Compounding by Outsourcing Facilities and will continue only through the length of the grant.
Work may be done either in person or remotely. If working remotely, the research librarian may be asked to travel to Baltimore periodically for in-person meetings with the research team.
Master of Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited program.
Experience conducting advanced literature searches in a variety of databases.
Prior research experience in systematic literature reviews.
Experience conducting literature searches in the health sciences.
Experience using bibliographic tools such as EndNote to manage large numbers of references.
Applications: Application materials must include a CV/resume; cover letter which includes the source of advertisement; 3 references including names, addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating
Internal Number: 119541
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The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.