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Information Specialist

University of Leeds - Faculty of Medicine & Health

Location: Leeds
Salary: £27,025 to £32,236 per annum (Grade 6)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 30th November 2018
Closes: 21st January 2019
Job Ref: MHIHS1215

Are you an enthusiastic, self-motivated Information Specialist? Would you like to join a team of Information Specialists developing a portfolio of specialist information services for staff in the Leeds Institute of Health Sciences

The post holder will lead systematic review literature searches and reference management for individual projects, part of the teaching portfolio, web site development and current awareness services. The role supports the NIHR Research Design Service in developing high quality research proposals with academic and NHS collaborators. There will also be opportunity to contribute to library and information discipline research.

The post holder will have an undergraduate degree, and either a postgraduate qualification in librarianship or information management, or substantial relevant experience. A good working knowledge of undertaking literature searches and experience in developing information services is essential.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Judy Wright, Senior Information Specialist 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 0876, email:

Further information 

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

School/Institute: Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS)

Section: Academic Unit of Health Economics

Working Time: 100%

Contract Type: Fixed Term (Fixed term to cover maternity leave up to 30 September 2019)

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