Health Sciences Librarian and Digital Asset Manager

Region: Americas
Location: Woburn MA

Advertising Date: Thu 09 May 2019

The Health Sciences Librarian/Digital Asset Manager will provide information management services specializing in published information related to health, medicine, and the pharmaceutical industry to support teams across Sirtex. The Health Sciences Librarian/Digital Asset Manager will use search skills and tools to provide information to support Medical and Clinical Affairs, Marketing, Regulatory Affairs, Commercial, and Business Development activities. The Health Sciences Librarian/Digital Asset Manager will also provide training and support and maintain subscriptions and subscription-based systems related to medical publications and industry news. 


  • Curates and oversees the digital library including access, training, and vendor management
  • Creates and maintains literature and information archiving and access solutions for the organization
  • Provides information retrieval, literature search, and bibliographic services to the organization in support of medical and clinical affairs, marketing, business development, and regulatory initiatives
  • Troubleshoots subscription access issues and other technical issues for manual and automated search processes
  • Supports existing database and library tools for information retrieval and result analysis.
  • Contributes to identification and evaluation of future tools to improve current information processes used by customers
  • Maintains reference management system (ex: EndNote or RefManager)
  • Manages and maintains corporate subscriptions including assessment of ROI
  • Able to provide clear, accurate, and creatively produced written work for a variety of audiences
  • Able to understand and summarize content from scientific articles
  • Responsible for the design, coordination, and support of user reports needed to support assessment of services
  • Interfaces with IT department to maintain appropriate systems and reports
  • Assists in addressing copyright questions   
  • Undergo all formal Training Events as may be Directed from time to time
  • Observe and Comply with all Sirtex Corporate Policies
  • Work within and ensure adherence to Quality System Procedures, work instructions and Quality System Requirements

Educational Prerequisites and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences or related discipline; Master’s in library or Information Science or other graduate degree preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in an information science/management, library science, or related role in a pharmaceutical/medical device/ healthcare related field/industry
  • Demonstrated ability in online searching using professional tools/databases
  • Experience with user testing and content management systems
  • Must have solid interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. Strong attention to detail required
  • Must have ability to work independently and arrange workload to meet priorities and deadlines
  • Experience with RightFind and EndNote a plus
  • Familiarity with copyright law a plus


If you have the right skills and experience and want to work for a company making a real difference to the quality of people’s lives, Sirtex will offer the right candidate:

  • Diverse and flexible employment and working arrangements to achieve the optimum balance between work and personal responsibilities and objectives
  • A working culture of respect, diversity and performance to help facilitate an inclusive culture
  • Attractive compensation and benefit packages which are practical, robust, fair and equitable
  • A place to grow through career development and training opportunities
  • Challenging work to continue to develop new and better ways to improve clinical outcomes for oncology treatment around the world.

To apply, please click the apply button or email your cover letter and resume to Human Resources at

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