Posted November 8, 2022

Medical Copyeditor – American Academy of Pediatrics


Itasca, IL, USA


The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, is seeking an early-career medical copyeditor with knowledge of "AMA Manual of Style." Reporting to the Manager of Education Design Services, this role will develop, copyedit, and revise scholarly medical content, including virtual and live courses and self-assessments, using AMA and AAP style guidelines.

Hybrid working arrangement of 40% on-site at our Chicago suburb headquarters in Itasca, IL.

All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; requests for a medical or religious accommodation regarding this vaccination can be submitted for consideration upon an offer of employment.

Qualifications needed:
1. Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, or related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required.
2. Two years’ related experience as a medical copyeditor required. Knowledge of AMA Manual of Style, publication development, and medical terminology required. Experience overseeing work of external copyeditors and working in an association preferred.
3. Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, pay close attention to detail, take initiative, work both independently and as part of a team, collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents, and promote and maintain a positive and cooperative team-oriented work environment with a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, project management, diplomacy, communication, writing/editing, and critical thinking skills required.

To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.

Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.

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