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Research Librarian
Title:Research Librarian
Location:Philadelphia, PA

About SwanBio Therapeutics

SwanBio is a privately held, newly established biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of innovative gene therapy products for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) disorders and diseases. SwanBio has a deeply experienced leadership team and is building an open, innovative culture that trusts its people, processes and science to deliver scientific, clinical and business success. SwanBio’s lead investor is Syncona, a premiere investment partner focused on building companies delivering transformational healthcare treatments. Syncona has a deep pool of capital and they are established leaders in the development of genetic medicine. In particular, they present a legacy of success in long term investment strategies for companies in the Gene and Cell Therapy space. Our goal is to become a world-leader in treating neurodegenerative diseases. With locations in Philadelphia and Boston, the SwanBio Team is building a strong pipeline of gene therapy development programs with a directed focus on critical unmet medical needs for CNS diseases. SwanBio offers all team members both competitive compensation and benefits.

Key Job Requirements:

  • Significant experience conducting literature searching in health subject areas based on requested information with ability to organize, collate and summarize retrieved information
  • Retrieve journal articles upon request
  • Organize information in searchable form:
    • Journal Article
    • Output from scientific meetings (abstracts, notes, slides)
    • Competitor information (from quarterly reports,calls)
  • Scientific writing: aid in the preparation of journal articles, abstracts, posters and presentations
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience in scientific writing a plus
  • Significant knowledge of health sciences literature and scholarly communication practices
  • Experience conducting research and an understanding of evidence-based practices
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a team environment or individually; able to lead as well as execute collaborative projects and take constructive input from multiple sources
  • Adept at learning and working with technology and software packages
  • Experience in conducting outreach and engagement efforts with internal and external colleagues
  • Demonstrates evidence of self-motivation, intellectual curiosity and the ability to learn quickly
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills with strong customer service orientation
  • Excellent organizational skills, including time and project management
  • Willingness to take initiative on research projects

Basic Requirements:

  • American Library Association (ALA) accredited master’s degree in library science or library and information science (MLS or MLIS) or equivalent education and experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a librarian liaison in an academic library, health sciences library, or health care setting or relevant organizational experience
  • Possess an undergraduate or graduate degree in health sciences, medical, or related field

About the Benefits:

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive base salary and the opportunity to participate in incentive compensation programs including bonus and stock option plans. Additionally, SwanBio Therapeutics offers all team members a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision care, 401(k), paid vacation and holiday time.

SwanBio Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer


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