Media - General
Publishing - Printing
The Medical Education Division of the American College of Physicians (ACP) is seeking candidates for the position of Staff Editor I for the Self-Assessment and Educational Programs (SAEP) department.
ACP, a national organization of internists with headquarters in Philadelphia, is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States with 152,000 members worldwide.
Responsibilities of the Staff Editor I include, but are not limited to:
Administering the development of SAEP products from the planning stage through production.
Working with authoring committees to develop content according to needs assessment data and ACP guidelines; ensuring assignments are completed according to program specifications and on time.
Substantively editing all SAEP materials, including syllabus text, tables, figures, figure legends, and multiple-choice questions (MCQs).
Representing ACP and SAEP at committee meetings and recording content-related meeting notes.
Understanding all facets of production, from file conversion through electronic production.
Collaborating with production staff and graphic services on the production of graphics.
Assisting with proofreading of products in all print and electronic production stages using standard proofreading conventions.
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, Journalism, or Biology; and two-plus years of work-related experience in a medical editing environment.
Ability to substantively edit medical content and reorganize as needed, conforming to departmental style and usage.
Demonstrated knowledge of electronic and print production; knowledge of test development principles and concepts in self-assessment and continuing medical education is desirable.
ACP is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate against any of the following classes: veterans, any disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity.
The American College of Physicians is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States. ACP members include 152,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students. Internists specialize in the prevention, detection, and treatment of illness in adults.