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RELX Group Senior Editor, EBioMedicine in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior Editor, EBioMedicine

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Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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New York, New York, United States

Senior Editor, EBioMedicine

We are looking for a biomedical research scientist and/or research clinician to join the EBioMedicine editorial team as a full-time, in-house, senior editor. EBioMedicine is a premier open-access translational research journal published by The Lancet. As a member of our international team, you would be responsible for a broad range of contributions to the journal, including soliciting the best content; reading and evaluating submitted research papers; managing peer-review; identifying timely, emerging topics to commission for review articles; writing editorials on specific biomedical topics that align with the mission of EBioMedicine ; and promotion of our content online and through social media. The job also entails traveling to scientific conferences and research institutions where you will directly interact with the scientific community and hear about cutting-edge research developments. This is an exciting opportunity to be engaged in shaping and guiding the leading edge of biomedical and translational research, as well as an opportunity to facilitate the process of scientific discourse and communication between both basic and clinical researchers. This full-time position will be based in either the Cambridge, MA or New York City office.

Your responsibilities will include:

• assessing submitted research papers across all areas of biomedical research

• managing peer-review

• negotiating with authors

• recruiting quality content within the scientific scope of the journal

• commissioning and editing Commentaries and Reviews

• writing topical Editorials

• regular travel to scientific conferences and research institutions

Qualifications include:

• A strong interest in advancing EBioMedicine’s mission of facilitating communication between basic and clinical researchers

• A Ph.D. and/or M.D. with a research background in any area of biomedical science

• Postdoctoral and/or editorial experience would be an advantage

• Ability to think critically about a wide range of scientific, biomedical, and translational research issues

• Strong communication skills

• Interest in engaging with the scientific and clinical research communities

• Talent for distilling complex concepts and communicating them clearly

• The ability to work well in diverse team settings

Please submit a cover letter and CV

Elsevier is 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 is unparalleled, spanning virtually every STM field in the world and 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 ClinicalKey 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: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com .

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