RELX Group Asst. Scientific Editor in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Asst. Scientific Editor

Category: Editorial

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Cell Reports is seeking a full-time scientific editorto join the journal. Cell Reports is a young open access journal in the Cell Press portfolio and we are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic editor to add to our team in this exciting publishing space. Cell Reports publishes thought-provoking and innovative papers acrossthe entire life sciences spectrum. As a member of the editorial team, you would be responsible for helping to move the journal forward by recruiting exciting studies; assessing submitted research papers; selecting and collaborating with referees; and writing content for the journal homepage, blog and social media outlets. The job also entails traveling to scientific conferences and research institutions where you would directly engage with the scientific community to keep abreast of the most recent research developments.

This is a full-time in-house editorial position, based either in the Cell Press office in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cell Press offers an attractive salary and benefits package and a stimulating working environment. Applications will be held in the strictest of confidence.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until Friday September 15th,2017. All applications must include a cover letter describing your interest in the position and how your skills and knowledge would further scientific communication andcontribute to building the journal and taking it forward.

The minimum qualification for this position is a Ph.D in a research area covered by the journal. Applicants with a professional background such as running a research group or working in industry are also encouraged. The key qualities we look for are breadth of scientific interest, the ability to think critically about a wide range of scientific issues, strong communication skills, and the ability to work well in a team. The specific details of the role and responsibilities will depend on the expertise of the candidate involved.

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