Editorial Assistant - The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Washington D.C.
Oct 26, 2018
Nov 28, 2018
Full Time
Job Description Summary:
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) is the National Academy of Science's official peer-reviewed journal of original scientific research. Since its establishment in 1914, it publishes cutting-edge research reports, commentaries, reviews, perspectives, colloquium papers, and actions of the Academy. Coverage in PNAS spans the biological, physical, and social sciences.
Job Description:

Essential job duties include

1. Correspond with staff, authors, Academy Members and reviewers.

2. Remind editors and reviewers of deadlines.

3. Collect author revisions.

4 Notify author of manuscript acceptance or rejection.

5. Process editorial changes and resubmissions.

6. Perform a variety of clerical and administrative tasks such as composing correspondence and answering the telephone.


• Related duties as required.

• Special projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to solve intellectual problems using selection and applications of commonly used rules, procedures, and precedents.

Experience working in complex environments with a high degree of organizational effectiveness.

Ability to work successfully in a team environment.

Ability to develop relationships with co-workers and employees in other PNAS departments.

Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to effectively interact with all levels of employees.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:  High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent knowledge.

Minimum Experience:  Two years of related experience.

Employee Type:EmployeeScheduled Weekly Hours:37.5City/State:Washington, District of Columbia

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