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Cochrane Information Specialist

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
31,604 - 38,832 reduced pro rata
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Role Description

Following the move of the CMD Group to the University of York, we are now seeking to recruit a part-time Information Specialist to work with us in CRD.

You will be educated to degree level with a qualification in librarianship, information science, health sciences or a related subject or equivalent experience are essential. You will have a strong health information background with experience of designing and conducting online literature searches of databases such as MEDLINE, EMBASE and PsycINFO. 

You will also have good computer literacy skills, and a sound knowledge of medical terminology and systematic reviews are essential. You will have excellent interpersonal, time management and organisational skills, and be able to work with considerable autonomy to regular deadlines. 

You will also be able to work as a member of a small team, alongside other members of CMD and other CRD information specialists. 

Informal enquiries should be made to HR Recruitment (email:

Salary will be within the range: £31,604 - £38,832 a year, (reduced pro rata for part time working) and the post is available immediately on a part-time basis.  The appointments will be made on a fixed-term period until 31 March 2020.

Closing date: 3 November 2017

 For further information and to apply on-line, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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