Research Librarian with IT Skills
THETA - Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaborative
The Toronto Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment Collaborative (THETA) is
looking for a Research Librarian with significant information technology skills. THETA
conducts technology assessments and economic evaluations of health technologies and
behavioural interventions, as well as conducting clinical trials and field evaluations.
● Conduct systematic searches of medical evidence and health economic literature
● Track and administer systematic reviews of high quality for publication
● Maintain and enhance the THETA website
● Manage Knowledge Translation activities between THETA and its funders and the
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
● Provide IT support and advice to THETA’s clinical trials and field evaluations
● Maintain and extend THETA’s IT infrastructure, including desktops, printers, laptops,
The ideal candidate will have at least a Master of Information degree (MIS, MLIS, MLS) with
experience conducting searches of medical literature, as well as substantial familiarity with
information technology - hardware, software and networking. Special library skills that are
desirable are conducting systematic reviews of the medical literature, installing and
maintaining reference management software and teaching on any of these topics. Special IT
skills that are desirable are managing websites, Linux systems administration and web
programming (Python preferred).
This position requires management of various diverse types of responsibilities, working with
several teams at once, and the ability to work independently on several projects at once.
Time management skills are critical, as well as outstanding communication skills.
Interested applicants should contact William Witteman at careerstheta [dot] utoronto [dot] ca