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Provide editing for research grants, proposals, and journal manuscripts for the Shiley Eye Institute. Edit a variety of comprehensive and difficult material for stylistic consistency, logic, organization, factual accuracy, rational development of content, emphasis, and adherence to approved formats. Edit, write, and produce publications with responsibility for planning content, design, and production. Help researchers meet publication priorities. Preparation of lecture material for presentation including text and images. Organize complex tables based on his reading and interpretation of the literature to be included in research grant proposals and manuscripts.
Conduct literature searches and identify relevant articles to his editorial projects. Type, and edit all materials including manuscripts for scientific abstracts, book chapters, presentations, proposals and correspondence using appropriate language, format, grammar, and style. Utilize graphic software and internet programs to compile materials for grants and fellowship submissions to private, federal and international agencies, in part with collaborators at UCSD, other U.S. universities and organizations. Responsible for assembling grant proposal sections, such as specific aims, research strategy, budget justifications, progress reports and close out reports. Manage departmental presence online and in social media.
A Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
Three (3+) or more years of relevant experience writing/editing grants, manuscripts, correspondence, etc.
Thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of writing, grammar, syntax, style, and punctuation.
Proven ability to edit manuscripts for content, style, consistency, format, grammar, syntax, completeness and accuracy.
Proficient knowledge of computer applications for publishing, image handling, and/or web production.
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills. Thorough attention to detail, project management and organizational skills.
Demonstrated understanding of complex medical and scientific concepts.
Thorough knowledge of formats required for submissions to professional medical and psychological journals, including those for bibliographies.
Demonstrated experience in drafting, sections, and editing scientific manuscripts.
Proven ability to prioritize and organize the simultaneous editing of scholarly manuscripts and funding submissions.
Ability to set and meet deadlines, prioritize tasks, and motivate others to comply with deadlines.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
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