Information Specialist

October 7, 2019

Information Specialist

We are currently seeking an Information Specialist/Librarian to be part of our team in either our Burlington, ON or Sydney, NS office. The successful candidate will play an important role in supporting our well established Canadian and global health economic and market access services for medical device and pharmaceutical products.

To apply, please include (1) your resume/CV (2) a cover letter and (3) a copy of your post-secondary transcript(s) (unofficial, online version is fine).

Qualifications:

  • The qualified candidate will have a Master’s degree in Library/Information Science, or equivalent.

Responsibilities shall include but not be limited to:

  • Conduct searches using a variety of sources to identify literature to support ongoing projects (i.e., MEDLINE, EMBASE, but some HTA websites and grey literature as well)
  • Deliver search results to Cornerstone staff in EndNote X7 format
  • Ensure that search strategies adhere to international best practices including PRISMA and HTA guidelines (e.g., NICE Guidelines)
  • Draft search strategy findings according to PRISMA/HTA Reporting Guidelines
  • Assist in the defining and refining research questions as they pertain to the project objectives
  • Develop inclusion/exclusion criteria to be implemented during screening processes
  • Screening of abstracts and full-text articles against defined inclusion/exclusion criteria to assess suitability for inclusion in the review
  • Validation of data abstraction and extraction
  • Perform quality assessments of underlying studies using accepted methods (e.g., Cochrane Risk of Bias Tool)
  • Study selection based on reviews
  • Draft tables and figures for analysis results
  • Draft and edit sections of project deliverables (e.g., reports, protocols, manuscripts, statistical analysis plans) and dissemination activities, such as abstract and manuscript preparation
  • Systematic reviews

To apply, please include (1) your resume/CV (2) a cover letter and (3) a copy of your post-secondary transcript(s) (unofficial, online version is fine).

Send your application to: info@cornerstone-research.com.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. All other resumes will be kept on file for six months in the event that new positions become available.

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