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<p><strong>Job Title:&nbsp;</strong>Locum Associate&nbsp;Editor – <em>BMC Medicine</em></p>

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<p><strong>Location:&nbsp;</strong>New York/London/Berlin</p>

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<p><em>BMC Medicine</em>&nbsp;is an ambitious flagship journal of BMC, publishing research and reviews on important advances across medical research&nbsp;aimed at&nbsp;understanding, diagnosing&nbsp;and treating disease. The editorial team prides itself on providing an excellent service to authors, reviewers and readers.</p>

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<p>We are now looking for an&nbsp;<strong>Associate Editor</strong>&nbsp;to join the <em>BMC Medicine</em> editorial team.&nbsp; This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the editorial mission of <em>BMC&nbsp;Medicine</em>, working as part of a dynamic team of editors who assess manuscripts, commission content and travel internationally to promote the journal.</p>

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<p>&nbsp;<strong><u>Job Duties</u></strong></p>

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<li>Assessing manuscripts for advance, interest level and scientific content</li>
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<li>Identifying peer reviewers and managing the peer review process</li>
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<li>Developing expertise in one or more scientific areas within the journal’s scope</li>
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<li>Commissioning and editing content such as Reviews, Opinions and Research Highlights</li>
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<li>Attending conferences and carrying out institute visits to represent the journal</li>
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<li>Promotion of the journal via social media and suggesting articles for press releases and marketing</li>
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<li>Contributing to journal strategy and policies</li>
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<li>Helping to monitor journal performance</li>
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<li>Other duties as required by manager</li>
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<p><strong><u>Job Requirements</u></strong></p>

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<li>A PhD, MD, or equivalent experience, in a relevant area</li>
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<li>Broad scientific interests in areas relevant to the journal</li>
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<li>Excellent&nbsp; written communication skills</li>
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<li>Confident verbal communicator (by phone, in person, in groups)</li>
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<li>Good attention to detail</li>
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<li>Strong organizational and time-management skills</li>
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<li>Target-oriented</li>
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<li>Enthusiastic and collegial team player</li>
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<li>Willing to travel internationally to represent the journal at conferences</li>
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<li>Awareness of current challenges and opportunities in scientific publishing</li>
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<p><strong>APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: JULY 28, 2019&nbsp;</strong></p>

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<p>We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:</p>

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<li>Medical, Dental and Vision<br />
Life and AD&amp;D<br />
401(k)<br />
Flexible Spending Accounts<br />
Transit Accounts<br />
Tuition Assistance<br />
Summer Hours</li>
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