Employment Opportunity – Managing Editor for Source on Healthcare Price and Competition
October 3, 2017
The Consortium at UC Hastings seeks a Managing Editor to manage and conduct legal research and analysis for the Source on Healthcare Price and Competition. The Source is an independent, nonprofit initiative of the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy that serves as a multi-disciplinary resource for information and analysis about healthcare price and competition. The Managing Editor will work under the supervision of the Consortium Co-Director at UC Hastings to design and conduct work under the project.
Typical duties and responsibilities consist of, but are not limited to, the following:
- Collaborate with Executive Editor to develop and execute a project work plan within grant scope;
- Conduct independent legal research and analysis;
- Manage day-to-day operations and function of The Source for Healthcare Price and Competition, including content, appearance, and function of the website;
- Track news, reports, and multidisciplinary scholarship on issues related to healthcare price and competition;
- Work with web developers to ensure that the website achieves the aims of the grant;
- Produce scholarly written legal work product, including issue briefs, blog posts, and newsletters for publication on the Source on Healthcare Price and Competition;
- Supervise research assistants or graduate research fellows as needed to achieve project aims;
- Present scholarly legal work product at Consortium events, local and national conferences, policy workgroups and/or to other relevant constituencies as needed for effective dissemination;
- Report regularly to the Consortium Co-Director and Executive Editor to ensure project progress according to plan and on grant schedule;
- Prepare reports as may be required by grant funder, subject to review by the Consortium Co-Director and Executive Director;
- Assist with coordination and execution of Source Advisory Board Meetings and other events;
- Write or assist in writing grant proposals related to project work.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- JD required;
- A minimum of three years of relevant legal research, practice, and/or teaching experience preferred;
- Additional advanced degree or experience related to health care, bioethics, public health, public policy or related fields preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
- Excellent legal research and analysis;
- Experience with grant-funded research projects preferred;
- Supervisory experience preferred;
- Experience with website administration and WordPress preferred;
- Sharp analytical abilities and problem-solving skills;
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
This is a one-year appointment, which can extend up to three years depending upon performance.
To apply, please send a resume, writing sample, and list of references to Professor Jaime King ([email protected]). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until filled.