Memorial Sloan Ketterings Department of Surgery is a hub of translational and clinical research. The Assistant Editor/Grant Writer will be a member of the Department of Surgerys large editorial group. The incumbent will enhance the faculty members grant applications and academic efforts through editing, grant coordination, and project management.
PLEASE NOTE: This is half-time (18.75), permanent position.
Assist the faculty members in the coordination, editing, production, and tracking of documents for service, department, or disease management team (DMT).
Copyedit manuscripts, abstracts, foundation reports, department reports, grant applications, video, visual presentations, and/or other documents under the direction of the Managing Editor in order to support the academic projects of the service/department/DMT.
Produce periodic reports for the Managing Editor, such as annual/monthly reports on service/department/DMT academic activities, expense/budget/workload reports.
Track workflow, documents, resources, and other data to be used for evaluating editorial timelines, staffing needs, and physical resources in order to maximize the efficiency of the editorial group and keep pace with changing publishing/new media environments.
Provide assistance to faculty and fellows as it relates to requested books, journals, services, or other library materials.
Assist in the day-to-day operations of the editorial office/library.
Independently coordinate some editorial projects or presentations.
Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
A Bachelors degree in Science or Humanities.
2-4 years of experience in copyediting, proofreading, editorial administration.
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Knowledge of Access, EndNote, Acrobat Professional Writer, QUARK, Photoshop, or Illustrator desirable.
Excellent communication skills.
Internal Number: 2019-37378
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.