Section Editor - Obesity and DEI

EBSCO Industries, Inc.   Birmingham, AL   Full-time
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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 2,700 people worldwide, most now working hybrid or remotely. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and outstanding team. EIS is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. Our mission is to transform lives by providing relevant and reliable information when, where, and how people need it. We are looking for bright and creative individuals whose unique differences will allow us to achieve this inclusive mission around the world.



The Section Editor role will be comprised of 2 distinct responsibilities. The first part of the role is as the Section Editor for Obesity Content. The Editor will work under the direction of the Deputy Editor for General Medicine and will provide clinical oversight to the DynaMed team for the development and maintenance of content in DynaMed pertinent to the management of obesity. The Editor will help to recruit and retain a network of external physician editors and peer reviewers as needed for these topics. 


The second part of the role is Section Editor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and will focus primarily on recruitment efforts at DynaMed. This will involve effort to recruit a diverse group of Topic Editors, Section Editors, and Deputy Editors through networking and other outreach activities. The Editor may also from time to time participate in planning for topics that address health disparities and bias in medicine, as well as give feedback on subsequent topics developed.


The role is a 10% part-time position (4 hours per week). The amount of time spent on each of these efforts will vary from week to week, but it is expected that the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts will occupy the majority of the time spent.


 Required Qualifications:

  • Medical degree (MD, DO, or equivalent) with license/certification current and in good standing
  • At least 5 years of direct patient care experience in Obesity
  • Ongoing participation in clinical activity
  • At least 2 years of experience with MS Office Suite including Word (with use of track changes) and Excel


Preferred Qualifications       

  • Breadth and depth of knowledge in the field as demonstrated by clinical leadership roles, teaching, research, or a publication track record
  • Critical appraisal and statistical skills sufficient to analyze clinical relevance of all study types
  • Previous experience with developing treatment and/or diagnostic algorithms
  • 2 years of experience as team leader or project leader
  • Knowledge of PubMed searching strategies



COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, all current and newly-hired EIS employees in the United States are required to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by their date of hire.
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EBSCO Industries, Inc.

Birmingham, AL