Research Informationist

Strauss Health Sciences Library University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Aurora, Colorado

Application Deadline

Apply By Aug 14th, 2023


$77,000.00 to $83,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Aurora, CO





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


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Job Description

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The University of Colorado Strauss Health Sciences Library ( seeks resourceful, energetic and innovative candidates to join the team of professional, fun, creative, and flexible library staff.  

The Research Informationist is a non-tenure-track faculty position that coordinates operation of the Education & Research Department’s Professional Literature Service, including the workflow and tracking platform, conducts expert literature searches, supports research initiatives, and furthers evidence-based practices, toward the common goal of high-quality evidence synthesis and published research.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or higher from an ALA accredited library school or international equivalent
  • Five years post-MLS librarian work experience
  • Training, coursework, or continuing education/professional development with evidence synthesis search methodologies, protocols, guidelines, and standards for conducting and reporting evidence projects such as PRISMA, Cochrane, and the Campbell Collaboration.
  • Advanced literature searching skills, including search strategy development; database translation

Primary Preferred Qualifications 

  • A publishing record that includes systematic reviews and other research outputs
  • Experience with software supporting systematic reviews (e.g., Covidence, DistillerSR, Rayyan)
  • Proficiency with at least one reference management tool (e.g., EndNote)

Don't meet all the preferred qualifications? At the Strauss Health Sciences Library we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you're excited about this position, we encourage you to apply. 

Additional Info & Requirements

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. 

Notable benefits include: 

  • 22 paid vacation days each year plus additional paid holidays
  • 15 paid sick days each year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Benefits are extended to spouses, partners and children

Work flexibility

  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Flexible work hours

Additional perks  

  • Tuition assistance, including dependents
  • Financial relocation assistance
  • Regional Transit Pass $25/month

Workplace culture

  • We value a culture of respect, responsiveness, teamwork, equity and continuous learning.

Continuing education  

  • $1200 yearly stipend for professional development, conference travel and/or CE trainings

Opportunities for advancement

  • Non-tenure track, with opportunity to pursue rank

Complete information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at: 

The Community

Outside or indoors, Colorado has something for everyone. Close proximity to the Rocky Mountains means easy access to beautiful national parks, hiking and mountain bike trails, world-class skiing, rafting, and climbing. In addition, the Denver metropolitan area offers professional sports, a vibrant arts and cultural scene, eclectic and award-winning dining, and craft breweries. The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a rapidly growing world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative education, science, medicine, and healthcare. 


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HR Info

Submit: Cover letter, resume or curriculum vita, and names and contact information for three to five references. 

If the posting does not load, visit > Anschutz Medical Campus and search position number: 30175

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until closing deadline.

Please address any questions to Shandra Knight,

Posted Jul 19, 2023