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Managing Editor
Title:Managing Editor
Job Type:Exempt (salaried)
Posting Date:08/13/2020
Location:Alexandria, VA


Medical Physics, a monthly publication from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), is seeking an innovative and detailed-oriented Managing Editor. The managing editor plays an integral role as the position coordinates and supervises the processing of manuscripts for the journal, and actions of the Editorial team.

Medical Physics is a journal of global scope and reach. The journal publishes original, high impact physics, imaging science, and engineering research that advances patient diagnosis and therapy through contributions in 1) Basic science developments with high potential for clinical translation 2) Clinical applications of cutting-edge engineering and physics innovations 3) Broadly applicable and innovative clinical physics developments.


*This role is currently 100% remote and will eventually switch back to our office environment as the Association continues to respond to the coronavirus, government mandates and considers the best action to keep the AAPM staff safe.


Proposal Packet Must Include: Cover letter, resume, writing sample and a completed application. (Incomplete proposal packets will not be considered for employment.)


What is AAPM?

We are the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. Our mission is advancing medicine through excellence in the science, education, and professional practice of medical physics.


Why Work for AAPM?


AAPM wants you to be safe!


During the COVID 19 pandemic AAPM took appropriate steps to ensure the safety of all staff by providing a flexible approach to remote work that ensured a safe and productive workforce could continue to pursue our mission and provide continued value to our stakeholders. The safety, health, and wellbeing of our staff are of the utmost importance to our Association.


In addition to your safety, we have an amazing team of dedicated workers and a cooperative familial workplace culture. AAPM is an awesome place to work and our team’s tenure reflects that. AAPM offers an incredible total compensation package including competitive pay, healthcare options, commuter options, and a generous retirement plan.



  • A 4-year college degree in a science related field, familiarity with medical terminology a plus.
  • Minimum of three years of editorial or publishing experience required.
  • Firm understanding of electronic publishing processes.
  • High-level proficiency in Mac OS X environment including Microsoft Office including expertise with Excel.
  • Experience with web tools and social media.
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally as needed for the Association.

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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