Editor (up to full-time)

Australian Medicines Handbook Pty Ltd
June 23, 2022
Adelaide, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


Applicants should be residing in or willing to relocate to Adelaide. Assistance with relocation will be offered for successful remote/interstate applicants.

The role provides pharmaceutical and medical editorial services and related administrative support to Australian Medicines Handbook Pty Ltd (AMH).

Editorial work involves researching, evaluating, writing and editing information included in Australian Medicines Handbook and its related publications. This is achieved with a high level of self-motivation whilst still collaborating in a team.

In addition to editorial work, related administrative and technical processes also need to be completed with a high level of accuracy and in a timely fashion.

Initially a new editor’s tasks will focus on supporting our editorial workflow, but roles and responsibilities may change to assist the further strategic development of the business. Editors report to the Managing Editor through a designated line manager.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualification in pharmacy, pharmacology, medical sciences, or medicine
  • 5 or more years of relevant work experience, including knowledge of medicines use and therapeutics
  • Experience in creating medicines or therapeutics information using information retrieval and evaluation skills, and targeted to a health professional audience
  • Able to collaborate in a team environment and work under limited direction with a high level of accuracy and meet deadlines
  • Able to write clear and concise English
  • Comfortable with giving and receiving constructive feedback
  • Computer and technology literate (knowledge of Windows operating system and applications is assumed)
  • Australian working rights

Desirable Selection Criteria

  • Experience in the Health sector, in particular hospital or primary health care settings
  • Well-developed organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Project management training and/or experience
  • Familiar with style manuals or technical writing methods
  • Some understanding of information management and technology
  • Familiar with bibliographic databases and similar health/medical information resources
  • Training in critical appraisal of health literature

How to apply

Applications will be accepted until close of business on 22 July 2022. Your application should include a current CV and a covering letter that provides contact details for at least two referees. Applications can be emailed to srossi@amh.net.au


For more information about this position, please contact Simone Rossi srossi@amh.net.au or 08 70998800

Company information

Our objective is to improve the quality use of medicines in Australia.

We do this by providing evidence-based resources that are concise and easy to use for busy practitioners, but which contain the key information required for better drug treatment and prescribing choices.

AMH Pty Ltd was founded in 1996 by the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists (ASCEPT), the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA).

AMH is independent of government and the pharmaceutical industry.

AMH offers a competitive salary, an annual bonus (dependent on financial metrics), a centrally located, modern, well-appointed office environment, flexible working arrangements, and access to a generous Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

AMH recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity, and diversity in the workplace. We strive for excellence and an inclusive and enjoyable work culture.

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