Deputy Editor/Research Writer- Attleboro, MA
Organization: Never Again Consulting
Position Title: Deputy Editor/Research Writer
Attleboro, Massachusetts, 02703, United States
Hours and Compensation: Full time; Entry level; $15-$20/hour plus health benefits after three months.
Application Deadline: not given
We are an independent consulting firm that specializes in promoting occupational and environmental health through scientific and historical research and analysis. Our client base includes community and labor groups and lawyers serving the public interest.
Our busy office seeks a Deputy Editor/ Researcher Writer
You will work in consultation with the Editor in Chief in the initial evaluation of manuscripts for interest and quality and intermediate and final decision-making based on peer reviewers’ input. You will be responsible for the management of the review process, including monitoring and management of the submissions website; selection of and follow up with peer reviewers; providing substantive feedback on manuscripts in accordance with reviewer comments and editorial policy; ensuring compliance with journal policies; and managing communications with authors, reviewers, and publishers. The candidate should have graduate – post-graduate training or experience in public health epidemiology, toxicology, health policy, occupational or environmental medicine or a related field; excellent English writing and editing skills; familiarity with research databases in public health and medicine; ability to meet deadlines; ability to communicate effectively via email with a wide range of people from around the world. In addition to your work with the journal you will also be working independently and as part of a team to complete research • writing long and short pieces on the public health impacts and implications of various corporate actions for publication in leading environmental and occupational health journals and other venues • preparing and assisting in the presentation of these materials nationwide, generally in cases where victims are suing corporations for causing their illnesses. All candidates MUST be able and willing to travel frequently and work some weekends.
How to Apply
If interested: please send • Cover letter • Resume • Short writing sample
Direct all information to: Diane Barbarita firstname.lastname@example.org