The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the national not-for-profit association established in 1863 & representing over 93,000 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services, is seeking an Assistant Editor to join our Publications team to work with the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association(JAVMA) and the American Journal of Veterinary Research (AJVR) located in our Headquarters office in Schaumburg, IL, a northwest suburb of Chicago.
Structured to work for its members, AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession. Our mission is to lead the profession by advocating for our members and advancing the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health.
Reporting to the Deputy Editor, the Assistant Editor will be responsible for coordinating peer review of manuscripts submitted to the journals, making decisions on manuscript disposition, and editing manuscripts for scientific accuracy and adherence to the journal style. They will interact with authors and reviewers and with the in-house copyediting and production staff. They are responsible for ensuring the scientific validity and quality of manuscripts published in the JAVMA and AJVR.
The AVMA offers a supportive work environment and excellent benefits. Deadline for application is 11/8/19. Send resume with salary requirements to: email@example.com.
About the AVMA:
Located in Schaumburg, Illinois, with an office in Washington, D.C., the AVMA is structured to work for its members, and acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession. The AVMA provides a number of benefits to its members, including information resources, state and federal advocacy, opportunities to address issues affecting policies that govern the profession and practice of veterinary medicine, continuing education opportunities, quality publications, and discounts on personal and professional products, programs and services. The work of the AVMA is carried out by a dedicated staff of over 160. The organization is governed by an 18-member Board of Directors and has a $40M+ annual operating budget.
Ideal candidates will have a DVM/VMD in addition to research and clinical experience or will have a doctoral degree in a field relevant to veterinary medicine plus research experience in applied or clinical veterinary medicine. All candidates must have a demonstrated proficiency in scientific writing or editing, experience with critical appraisal of scientific literature, and an ability to communicate and work effectively with contributors to the AVMA journals.
About American Veterinary Medical Association
Located in Schaumburg, Illinois, with a Government Relations Division in Washington, D.C., the AVMA is structured to work for its members and acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the veterinary profession. The AVMA provides many benefits to its members, including information resources; state and federal advocacy; opportunities to address issues affecting policies that govern the profession and practice of veterinary medicine; continuing education opportunities; quality publications; and discounts on personal and professional products, programs and services. The work of the AVMA is carried out by a dedicated staff of over 160. The organization is governed by an 18-member Board of Directors and has a $40M+ annual operating budget. Throughout the organization, we take pride in knowing that we make a difference. The AVMA provides excellent employee benefits, including generous health insurance, retirement and paid time-off plans. We enjoy a supportive, friendly and comfortable work environment where work/life balance is evident at every level. We work hard, grow and have fun! For more information, please visit www.avma.org.
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