ACS Nano is an international forum for the communication of comprehensive articles on nanoscience and nanotechnology research at the interfaces of chemistry, biology, materials science, physics, and engineering. The journal, published monthly, helps facilitate communication among scientists from these research communities in developing new research opportunities, advancing the field through new discoveries, and reaching out to scientists at all levels. ACS Nano offers thorough reviews, perspectives on cutting-edge research, conversations with nanoscience and nanotechnology thought leaders, and discussions of topics that provide distinctive views about the future of nanoscience and nanotechnology.
The Managing Editor is responsible for the day-to-day management of ACS Nano to ensure the publication is produced on time, on budget, and with appropriate levels of quality. S/he is responsible for assisting the Editors and ACS Publications with refining and implementing the strategic goals for the journal to ensure continued growth and success, and monitoring the strategic progress of the journal against competitors.
The ACS Nano managing editor should be a specialist in a nanoscience/nanotechnology or related field of science, engineering, and/or medicine; and must be able to interact with and to recruit authors, referees, and advisors from amongst the leading scientists, engineers, and clinicians of the world, as well as to interact with those who make science policy in the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy and its equivalents in other nations.
Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu Reference position # 28212 AA/EEO
The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.
Advanced degree (Ph.D.) in sciences strongly preferred, preferably chemistry, physics, or materials science; background in the nanoscience/nanotechnology and related disciplines desirable. Bachelor Degree and combined 7+ years of relevant training and experience in an academic or industrial chemistry setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Experience in scientific, technical and medical publishing
Excellent written and verbal communication with both technical and nontechnical audiences
Excellent decision-making, leadership, and analytical skills
Experience supervising and managing editors and authors, providing feedback in a constructive and professional manner
Demonstrated ability to edit for organization, content, logic, style, grammar, spelling, and punctuation, using The ACS Style Guide.
Knowledge, skills, and ability to edit and proofread documents utilizing The ACS Style Guide to make documents publication-ready.
Knowledge of changing communications, computer, and online technologies, including traditional and social media, web development, and online services.
This position is based in Los Angeles, CA at the University of California, Los Angeles.
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