Systematic Review Searcher Position (metro Denver)

Research Informationist

Location: Metro Denver, Colorado

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.

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.

Salary: $77,000-$83,000 maximum.

Benefits: 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: []

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.

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found here [] for the Anschutz Medical Campus. Information about exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement can be found here [].

Timeline: Applications due by July 10, 2023. Anticipated start date October 2023.

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

For a full job description and to apply, please visit the CU Careers position page []. If the posting does not load, visit [] > Anschutz Medical Campus and search position number: 30175

Please address any questions to Shandra Knight,


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