Sr. Information Specialist, 6630-01B — Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated — Cambridge, MA 02139

Oct 4, 2006 by

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The Senior Information Specialist will provide expert patent and chemistry search services for the Intellectual Property and Chemistry departments. You will also provide back-up search coverage for other disciplines; manage vendor relationships; train end-users on the use of chemical and patent databases; and evaluate new databases and relevant information systems.

Requires a minimum of a Bachelors degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry but a Masters Degree is preferred . A degree in Library and Information Science would also be a plus. Applicants must have 3-6 years’ experience in chemistry and patent research; superior search skills in chemical, technical, and patent databases such as CAS, Dialog, Derwent, and Marpat; proficiency in specialized search services, including sequence, chemical structure, and substructure searching; and familiarity with the pharmaceutical R&D process. Search accuracy, keen attention to detail and excellent communication, organizational, and prioritization skills are essential.

You may apply for this position in one of the following ways:

* Submit your resume directly via the web (preferred method)
* Mail to:
Recruiting – Dept. W
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
130 Waverly Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
* Fax: +1 617 444 6773

If you mail or fax your resume, please specify the position in which you are interested.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc., is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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