Medical Editor - Medical Communications

  • location: Princeton, NJ
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $60,000 - $65,000 per year
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Medical Editor - Medical Communications

job summary:
The medical editor works closely with medical writers and account managers to create high quality, scientifically accurate and grammatically correct papers for peer-reviewed medical journals, abstracts, posters, slide presentations, websites, and other communications.

 
location: Princeton, New Jersey
job type: Permanent
salary: $60,000 - 65,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Copyedit pieces for correct grammar, syntax, sentence structure, and consistency
  • Check facts and references
  • Research journals and medical meetings
  • Handle project-related correspondence
  • Proofread layouts against final approved copy
  • Format manuscripts and abstracts for submission to medical journals and scientific congresses
  • Discuss changes with account managers, writers, and editorial team
  • Submit manuscripts and abstracts via online submission interfaces
  • Participate actively in project management
  • Other duties as assigned
 
qualifications:
  • BA or BS degree
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in the field of editorial support
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with good attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work in a fast-paced, team-based, deadline-oriented environment
  • Familiarity with medical terms and concepts
  • Knowledge of AMA style and proven facility with EndNote, Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • BELS-certified editors preferred
  • Experience with pharmaceutical industry copy review committees a plus
 
skills: Editing, MS-WORD, MS-EXCEL, MS-Powerpoint, QC Review
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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