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Friday, June 29, 2012

F/T - Science Informationist - Cold Spring Harbor Lab (NY)

Science Informationist
Functional Area: Library
Requisition Number: 00076-E
Job Status: Full Time
Education Required: Graduate Degree
Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

Position Description
The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Library and Archives is currently seeking the ideal candidate for the Science Informationist position. This is an opportunity to work with and provide information to the scientific community of our world-renowned biomedical research institution. The Informationist will also be involved with projects requiring strong writing skills. The responsibilities of this position will include serving as liaison to our research laboratories by forging relationships with faculty and students and creating innovative information resource tools that respond to trends in scientific research. The candidate will also manage the Institutional Repository of scientific publications and other data produced by our researchers.

Position Requirements
Advanced degree in a Life Science required.
 Experience using scholarly publications or a science library desired.
 A passionate interest in current Life Sciences research and experience in science communication.
 The ideal candidate will be expected to work on tasks requiring creativity and independent thinking along with a proven understanding of fundamental research principles.
 Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Excel and Access.
 Knowledge of medical, biological, chemical and allied subjects.
 Working knowledge of bibliographic databases such as PubMed, etc.
 Excellent interpersonal, multitasking, verbal and written communication skills are required.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is a private, not-for-profit research and education institution at the forefront of molecular biology and genetics.
 We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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