Feb 25, 2019
The Editorial Production department of the American College of Physicians (ACP) is seeking a full-time Production Editor to join the staff responsible for copyediting and producing Annals of Internal Medicine , a prestigious, high-impact journal for internists. 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 more than 154,000 members worldwide.
The position involves copyediting and proofreading clinical and nonclinical journal content with moderate supervision. The successful candidate will edit clinical material; perform structural editing tasks; and send edited versions to authors, outside editors, and originators with specifications for revisions. The Production Editor will also edit documents for Marketing, Communications, and other College departments. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Applying editorial standards for grammar, punctuation, style, clarity, consistency, technical accuracy, abbreviations, and units of measure
Ensuring proper use of scientific terminology; taxonomic names; and generic, chemical, and pharmacologic names of substances
Formatting and editing tables
Performing quality assurance checks on assigned articles that are staged on the journal's Web site, including all associated elements (multimedia, disclosures, related links, and other ancillary content), before online publication
Producing assigned Web-only features
Performing technical reviews for manuscripts tentatively accepted for publication, including estimating page length and evaluating length requirements; evaluating clarity and relevance of artwork; and communicating and negotiating further changes through an iterative process with the author
A bachelor's degree and two years of medical/scientific editing experience are required. Candidates must have demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology and experience with widely used medical/scientific style manuals (e.g., AMA and Chicago Manual of Style), including proper formatting/editing of tables, figures, and reference citations. Familiarity with electronic products and HTML coding is a plus.
ACP offers a competitive salary, superior benefits, and a supportive work environment. Find out more about ACP at: https://www.acponline.org/working_at_acp/ . Interested candidates should apply online: https://www.acponline.org/working_at_acp/jobs/ .
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.
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, PA, USA