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Editorial Coordinator

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The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent research center at the University of Washington. Its mission is to deliver to the world timely, relevant, and scientifically valid evidence to improve health policy and practice. IHME carries out its mission through a range of projects within different research areas including: the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors; Future Health Scenarios; Costs and Cost Effectiveness; Resource Tracking; and Impact Evaluations. Our vision is to provide policymakers, donors, and researchers with the highest-quality quantitative evidence base so all people live long lives in full health. 


IHME is committed to providing the evidence base necessary to help solve the world’s most important health problems. This requires creativity and innovation, which is cultivated by an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment that respects and appreciates differences, embraces collaboration, and invites the voices of all IHME team members.  


IHME has an exciting opportunity for an Editorial Coordinator to coordinate its Scientific Publications processes. The primary purpose of this position is to coordinate the publication of high-quality peer-reviewed scientific papers in collaboration with members of the publication and research teams. This position will ensure high quality and accuracy of all publications by maintaining strong attention to detail while planning around and creatively adapting to contingencies and supporting other Scientific Publications functions as needed. The individual needs to be able to communicate well with researchers from a diversity of disciplines, expertise, and cultural backgrounds, often across time zones around the world and under time-constrained circumstances. The position is contingent upon project fund availability.  


Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordination of collaborator review processes
  • Update and maintain databases and associated systems for IHME’s international network of collaborators. 
  • Manage distribution of manuscripts to collaborator network by querying an IHME database, selecting appropriate contributors, and maintaining correspondence throughout the publication process. 
  • Create and design electronic surveys to capture comments, author forms, and contributions from internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintain responsibility for tracking and sending collaborator communications, including notifications about upcoming deadlines.
  • Participate in the manuscript revision process by aggregating, processing, and assigning collaborator comments to the appropriate research team or individual.
  • Communicate details of the publication and review process with researchers from a diversity of disciplines, expertise, and cultural backgrounds, often across time zones around the world and under time-constrained circumstances. 
  • Coordination of paper production with peer-reviewed journals 
  • Ensure journal requirements have been met; upload files to journal submission portals and communicate with journal staff about submission/resubmission requirements.
  • Execute tasks related to paper production, such as following up with IHME faculty and staff regarding paper timelines/tasks and generating production timelines.
  • Process requests for payment related to licensing (e.g. open access) from journals.
  • Assist with referencing, including formatting for journal style.
  • Coordinate with collaborators and journals to manage the authorship process and paperwork, including related troubleshooting.
  • Format author and affiliation lists prior to or during manuscript proofs, checking against the collaborator database and journal formatting requirements.
  • Other tasks critical for publication in scientific journals, as delegated by members of the Scientific Publications team.

As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.


REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, English, social sciences or related field and two years of related experience OR equivalent combination of education/experience.


Additional Requirements:

  • Experience with self-directed time management in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with Salesforce/similar database management systems /CRM experience.
  • Maintain excellent attention to detail while planning around contingencies. 
  • Proven ability to build relationships and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders from a diverse set of disciplines, expertise, and backgrounds.
  • Comfort learning new technologies and multidisciplinary material.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


DESIRED

  • Experience in global health.
  • Experience with implementing survey methodology.
  • Editorial experience and familiarity with copy-editing principles and terminology as they relate to preparing publication proofs.
  • Familiarity with coding languages such as R and Python. 
  • Specific experience with scientific publishing.


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT


Application Process:

The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent research center at the University of Washington. Its mission is to deliver to the world timely, relevant, and scientifically valid evidence to improve health policy…

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