Assoc Dir Scientific Pub
MD Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, TX

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Description – Overview

The primary purpose of the Associate Director position is to direct and manage departmental operations, to include internal training and external education programs.

Key Functions

1. Directs editorial and administrative staff in completion of editorial and publishing projects.
2. Hires, trains, and evaluates editorial and administrative staff and establishes professional development plans. Oversees development and implementation of editorial training program and assesses the program’s success. Provides group and one-on-one training as needed. Develops relationships with universities or other organizations that could act as sources of successful employees, including those offering technical editing, communication, or science degrees. Oversees editorial extern programs with universities.
3. Directs curriculum development and production of enduring materials for intensive faculty and trainee workshops on writing, monitors their delivery, and oversees scheduling. Works with faculty and others to develop new modules in the writing education program.
4. Other duties as assigned.

Job Description-Requirements

Required: Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or related field.
Preferred: Master’s degree in English, Technical Writing, Journalism, or related field.

Required: Ten years’ experience in medical and scientific editing with 5 years’ supervisory experience.

Supervision Given
Scientific Publications Managers, Editors, and administrative/support staff.

Required: None.

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