Assistant Editor/Grant Writer - Department of Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
 
For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

We are: 

 

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Surgery is a hub of translational and clinical research. The Assistant Editor/Grant Writer will be a member of the Department of Surgery’s large editorial group. The incumbent will enhance the faculty members’ grant applications and academic efforts through editing, grant coordination, and project management.

 

You will:

  • Assist the faculty members in the coordination, editing, production, and tracking of documents for service, department, or disease management team (DMT).

  • Copyedit manuscripts, abstracts, foundation reports, department reports, grant applications, video, visual presentations, and/or other documents under the direction of the Managing Editor in order to support the academic projects of the service/department/DMT. 

  • Produce periodic reports for the Managing Editor, such as annual/monthly reports on service/department/DMT academic activities, expense/budget/workload reports.

  • Track workflow, documents, resources, and other data to be used for evaluating editorial timelines, staffing needs, and physical resources in order to maximize the efficiency of the editorial group and keep pace with changing publishing/new media environments.

  • Provide assistance to faculty and fellows as it relates to requested books, journals, services, or other library materials.

  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of the editorial office/library. 

  • Independently coordinate some editorial projects or presentations. 

You are:

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.

You have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Science or Humanities.

  • 2-4 years of experience in copyediting, proofreading, editorial administration.

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Knowledge of Access, EndNote, Acrobat Professional Writer, QUARK, Photoshop, or Illustrator desirable.

  • Excellent communication skills.

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Closing

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  

 

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Location

1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065

What are Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Perks + Benefits

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Benefits Overview

At MSK, we are invested in the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents. We offer a comprehensive and flexible benefits package, so you can choose what’s best for you and your family. MSK shares the cost of the plans with you, and your share depends on your plan elections and salary band.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
MSK offers a robust array of health and wellness plans. Medical coverage is offered through Empire, Aetna, and Oxford. Wellness programs are usually at no cost to you.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
MSK partners with TIAA to offer a robust retirement savings plan with fund investment via Vanguard.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
MSK provides Bright Horizons backup child and elder care and [email protected] network.
Generous Parental Leave
MSK is proud to offer our paid parental leave, which offers six weeks of fully paid time off to bond with a newborn or newly adopted or placed foster child.
Flexible Work Schedule
MSK offers flexible work arrangements
Adoption Assistance
MSK recognizes the need for innovative solutions that maximize productivity without sacrificing employee well-being, family relationships, and personal life.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
At MSK, we recognize that our employees dedicate their whole selves to their work and need appropriate time off to recharge and refuel.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Transit spending account and parking spending account
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Fitness Subsidies
Fitness guidance and fitness center discounts
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
The Tuition Assistance Program provides financial assistance to help employees further their education, enhance their skills and knowledge, and improve their ability to face future challenges at MSK.
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