Associate Copy Editor, Chemical & Engineering News, American Chemical Society
- The American Chemical Society is the world's largest scientific membership association and one of the top ten science publishers in the world. The Publications Division of the
American Chemical Society provides to its members and the worldwide scientific community a comprehensive collection of high quality information products and services for the
practice and advancement of the chemical sciences.
The Division publishes a weekly magazine, Chemical & Engineering News, its audited circulation in print is approximately 160,000 and its online edition receives more than 1.2
million page views each month. Its staff of 48 includes editors, reporters, designers, and web content providers located at ACS headquarters in Washington, D.C., and in field offices
in Boston; Edison, N.J.; Chicago; Houston; Berlin; and Hong Kong.
The Associate Editor is responsible for contributing to the editorial content of C&EN through the careful copyediting, including adherence to C&EN style and fact checking, of stories
in the magazine and posted on C&EN Online. He or she is responsible for copyediting galleys and/or careful reading of page proofs for approximately one-half of the stories in an
issue. He or she is also responsible for the production through publicationof assigned pages of the magazine each week. He or she must meet daily deadlines. Occasional short
writing assignments as requested.
College degree in English or journalism; 3-5+ years of related experience. Specific training, experience, or job knowledge requirements for an incumbent to successfully perform
the job include strong grasp of grammar, ability to manage multiple priorities and projects, attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines and work under stress, ability to work as part
of a team.
ACS is a drug-free/smoke-free, equal opportunity employer. The ACS offers truly competitive salaries and an outstanding benefits package; health, retirement, and transportation
benefits are only some of those provided.
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