Information Specialist (Part time)

Job Reference : BM&H-10917
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 16/11/2017
Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 pro rata per annum according to experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Musculoskeletal & Dermatological Sciences
Hours Per week : 0.6 FTE
Contract Duration : 1 December 2017 until 31 March 2020

The Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group wishes to recruit a part-time Information Specialist. We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills to support the production of systematic reviews in the field of orthopaedic trauma.

You will be a graduate with a strong health information background.  A qualification in librarianship, information science or equivalent experience is essential. Experience of designing and conducting online literature searches of databases such as MEDLINE, good computer literacy and a sound knowledge of medical terminology and systematic reviews are also essential.

You will have excellent interpersonal, time management and organisational skills and be able to work with considerable autonomy to regular deadlines. 

The post is fixed-term, ending 31st March 2020.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Joanne Elliott, Managing Editor, Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01618502004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further Particulars:


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.