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Deputy Editor of Oncology

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Date: Jan 10, 2018

Location: Ipswich, MA, US, 01938

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.


Deputy Editor of Oncology

The Deputy Editor of Oncology will be responsible for overseeing the oncology specialty publishing group and will drive the development of high-quality content within the content domain, applying both clinical knowledge/experience and the principles of evidence-based medicine. The Deputy Editor will analyze and critically appraise medical research and literature, as well as clinically evaluate work produced by the editorial team.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as ultimate authority on content domain(s), and lead/support topic enhancement and development, systematic literature surveillance, and regular review for publishing team
  • Ensure clinical excellence and relevance
  • As a key member of the leadership team, will develop
    • Overall product strategy and vision
    • Quality and continuous improvement initiatives
    • Goals and objectives for editorial team
  • Recruit and develop high-performing network of physician specialists within specific content domain(s)
  • Promote product adoption and usage via sales support at conferences and site visits, and through ongoing clinical activities
  • Support culture of team work, and contribute to staff development through effective teaching, editing, feedback, and coaching
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor



  • Medical or clinical pharmacist degree (MD, DO, or equivalent) with license/certification current and in good standing
  • Specialty board certification
  • > 10 years of direct patient care experience, and willingness to maintain ongoing clinical activities
  • > 2 years experience as team leader or project leader
  • Passing score on a writing assignment assessing critical appraisal and statistical skills sufficient to analyze clinical relevance of all study types
  • Demonstrated understanding/use of principles of evidence based medicine and use of health information technology to support clinical decision-making
  • Demonstrated ability to extract relevant clinical information from research and write concisely with minimal errors
  • Knowledge of  PubMed searching strategies
  • > 2 years experience with MS Office Suite including Word (with use of track changes) and Excel


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated personnel management experience
  • Ability to exercise judgment to make decisions and produce content requiring minimal changes
  • Ability to self-manage multiple priorities within deadlines, delegate tasks and responsibilities, and report on work produced
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, such as initiative and a strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills such that feedback is effectively and constructively given
  • Motivated self-learner with focus on team success
  • Knowledge of advanced PubMed searching strategies
  • Writing sample available on request
  • Proficiency with specific DynaMed processes may serve in lieu of minimum required qualifications


Why the North Shore of Boston and EBSCO are great places to live and work!


Here at EBSCO we will provide relocation assistance to the best and brightest people.  We are 45 minutes outside of Boston just minutes from the beach in Ipswich, MA.  Ipswich is a part of the North Shore and contains a wide variety of locally owned shops, restaurants, and farms.  It is not only a great area to work but to raise a family.  Below are resources for you to review to better familiarize yourself with Ipswich and the North Shore area. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to reach out to EBSCO’s Talent Acquisition Team.

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