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Posted January 31, 2019

Managing Editor – UWorld

Location:

Irving, Texas

Description:

UWorld is seeking an on-site Managing Editor for our web-based, question-bank company. We publish practice questions for students who are preparing for high-stake exams. This is a great opportunity to impact our well-established test-prep products, namely USMLE®, NCLEX®, MCAT®, SAT®, and ACT®, as well as our upcoming health sciences and finance/accounting test-prep question banks.

Bachelor's or master's degree in English, medical education, or related field
Five years of editorial management and supervisory experience
Ten years of scientific and/or medical editing experience
Experience using various style formats, including AMA Manual of Style

Working knowledge of scientific concepts, terminology, and applications
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work under tight deadlines and strict quality-control guidelines
Ability to review the work of other editors and accept review of your work
Ability to contribute to a collaborative product while coordinating and prioritizing tasks

Oversees editorial processes, including work flow and editor assignments
Manages evaluation of editorial staff, including performance reviews and training oversight
Monitors editorial involvement in current products and those under development
Meets monthly with UWorld Executive Management and reports on department status
Compiles and analyzes workflow data to maximize editorial functions
Serves as lead liaison with other UWorld departments
Develops and evaluates work quality measures and directs implementation of style guides and assessment systems
Edits test questions and reviews items for adherence to standard methodologies
Edits scientific terminology for spelling and accuracy
Edits for grammar, punctuation, clarity, and consistency of style
Provides suggestions to content developers for substantive changes

Competitive compensation
Paid time off
Generous paid holiday schedule
Comprehensive benefits package
401(k) plan for retirement with 4% employer matching
On-site group fitness classes & relaxed work environment

Applicants must have some scientific editing experience to be considered for this role. Corporate communications editors or literary editors will not be considered.

To Apply:

https://uworld.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/cd5f694a-a229-84ef-0568-3d946d36d839/apply?source=963416-CS-32909

adees@uworld.com

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