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AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association) jobs

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American Veterinary Medical Association is a leading advocate for the veterinary profession with headquarter in Illinois. Its mission is to empower the profession by advocating for its members and advance the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health. It protects, promotes, and advances the needs of all veterinarians. It provides veterinary services, educational certification, accreditation, career opportunities, the welfare of animals, and leadership development services Its core values are ethics, inclusion, animal-focus, member-centric, support, efficiency, and innovation. It is providing job opportunities for an assistant director, marketing manager, advocacy coordinator, and manager of state advocacy positions.

Job Description

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the national not-for-profit association established in 1863 & representing over 93,000 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services, is seeking an Assistant Editor to join our Publications team to work with the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA) and the American Journal of Veterinary Research (AJVR) located in our Headquarters office in Schaumburg, IL, a northwest suburb of Chicago.
Structured to work for its members, AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession.Our mission is to lead the profession by advocating for our members and advancing the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health.
Reporting to the Deputy Editor, the Assistant Editor will be responsible for coordinating peer review of manuscripts submitted to the journals, making decisions on manuscript disposition, and editing manuscripts for scientific accuracy and adherence to the journal style. They will interact with authors and reviewers and with the in-house copyediting and production staff. They are responsible for ensuring the scientific validity and quality of manuscripts published in the JAVMA and AJVR.
Ideal candidates will have a DVM/VMD in addition to research and clinical experience or will have a doctoral degree in a field relevant to veterinary medicine plus research experience in applied or clinical veterinary medicine. All candidates must have a demonstrated proficiency in scientific writing or editing, experience with critical appraisal of scientific literature, and an ability to communicate and work effectively with contributors to the AVMA journals.
The AVMA offers a supportive work environment and excellent benefits. Deadline for application is 11/8/19.Send resume with salary requirements to: apply@avma.org.
About the AVMA:
Located in Schaumburg, Illinois, with an office in Washington, D.C., the AVMA is structured to work for its members, and acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession. The AVMA provides a number of benefits to its members, including information resources, state and federal advocacy, opportunities to address issues affecting policies that govern the profession and practice of veterinary medicine, continuing education opportunities, quality publications, and discounts on personal and professional products, programs and services. The work of the AVMA is carried out by a dedicated staff of over 160. The organization is governed by an 18-member Board of Directors and has a $40M+ annual operating budget.
Visit: https://www.avma.org/AVMAcareers
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TASKS

  • Mark copy to indicate and correct errors in type, arrangement, grammar, punctuation, or spelling, using standard printers' marks.
  • Read corrected copies or proofs to ensure that all corrections have been made.
  • Correct or record omissions, errors, or inconsistencies found.
  • Compare information or figures on one record against same data on other records, or with original copy, to detect errors.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • English LanguageKnowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Communications and MediaKnowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.

AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)

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Nonprofit

Size

Small

Location

Schaumburg, IL, and others

Industry

Healthcare

Founded

1863

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