RELX Group Editor - Cell Stem Cell in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Editor - Cell Stem Cell

Category: Editorial

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Cell Press is seeking to appoint a new Editor for Cell Stem Cell. This challenging job represents a unique opportunity to shape the future of the leading journal in the field of stem cells. The new Editor will have and exercise a creative vision for Cell Stem Cell . He/she will continue to enhance the journal’s scientific influence and impact, and play a leading role in designing and implementing innovative publishing strategies, both in print and online.

Main responsibilities:

The Editor of Cell Stem Cell assumes overall responsibility for determining the journal’s scientific scope and editorial direction, as well as ensuring the quality of its cutting-edge research articles and editorials, as the leader of the overall editorial team. He/she will be expected to travel extensively to attend conferences, seminars, and scientific meetings, to build a broad network of domestic and international contacts. The Editor will also need to develop and foster partnerships with members of the production, marketing and advertising teams, and to contribute to the overall publishing strategy of Cell Stem Cell and Cell Press as a whole. The Editor of Cell Stem Cell will also liaise with the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) and foster relationships with the major stakeholders at the society.


This position requires a strong research background and broad scientific interests. The minimum necessary qualification is a doctoral degree in a relevant area. Previous editorial and/or management experience is strongly required. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, and will demonstrate dedication to the scientific community, enthusiasm for communicating science to a broad readership, and the ability to be an effective leader for the editorial team.

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter describing your qualifications and reasons for seeking this position, by the closing date of Friday August 18th. This is a full-time in-house editorial position, based at the Cell Press office in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cell Press offers an attractive salary and benefits package and a stimulating working environment that encourages innovation.

Company background:

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