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Scientific Editor

Category: Editorial

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Cell is seeking a full-time scientific editor eager to contribute his/her skills and knowledge to advancing and shaping science and scientific communication. As a member of the editorial team, you would be responsible for a broad range of contributions to the journal including recruiting exciting studies; assessing submitted research papers; selecting and collaborating with top notch referees; identifying timely, emerging topics to commission for articles in Cell’s Leading Edge; and writing content for the journal, the homepage and social media outlets. The job also entails traveling to scientific conferences and research institutions where you will directly engage with the scientific community and cutting-edge research developments. The range of topics Cell covers will afford you the opportunity make connections between advancing trends across fields and gain a bird’s eye view of the trajectory of biological research.

These are full-time in-house editorial positions, based at 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.

The minimum qualification for this position is a Ph.D. and some postdoctoral experience. Candidates with further professional experience such as working as an editor or publisher, running a lab, or doing research in biotech/pharma are also encouraged to apply. We welcome applications from scientists with expertise in any area of biomedicine, including emerging areas, and encourage experts in the areas of human genetics, technology development, and translational research to apply. The key qualities we look for are breadth of scientific curiosity, the ability to think critically about a wide range of scientific issues, strong communication skills, and the ability to work well in a team.

Cell Press is a leading publisher of cutting-edge biomedical and physical science research and reviews. We drive science forward and promote cross-pollination of ideas with our passion for excellence and commitment to innovation. Our aim is to engage the scientific community by communicating important, exciting discoveries made today that will impact the future of research.

Today at Cell Press, our editorial and production teams collaborate with authors and reviewers to publish a suite of 15 hallmark primary research journals, including our flagships Cell , Chem , and Joule as well as Neuron , Immunity , Molecular Cell , and the gold open access Cell Reports , and 15 Trends review journals. We continue leading in the innovative presentation of exciting scientific discoveries, consistently focusing on delivering highly valued research that drives scientific discovery, spanning a wide range of biomedical and physical science disciplines.

Cell Press is part of Elsevier, the world's leading provider of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information, tools and resources. A global company based in Amsterdam, Elsevier partners with scientists, researchers, healthcare providers, educators and decision-makers in academic institutions, governments and corporations to help them find, evaluate and use information. Our breadth of content includes such distinguished brands as Gray's Anatomy, The Lancet and Cell. Using innovative technology, we deliver our content through tools that help our customers be more productive and successful in their work. ScienceDirect delivers the worlds' leading journals electronically to over 11 million readers in 200 countries. And physicians in 95 percent of teaching hospitals rely on MD Consult to get critical information that can save lives. Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization. Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.