RELX Group Cell Reports Senior Editor in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cell Reports Senior Editor


Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Cell Reports is seeking a full-time senior scientific editor to join its editorial team.

Cell Reports is a young open access journal in the Cell Press portfolio and we are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic editor to further our goal of publishing thought-provoking and innovative papers acrossthe entire life sciences spectrum.

Your responsibilities:

As a senior member of the editorial team, you would be expected to:

  • fulfill a leadership role, including taking responsibility for aspects of journal administration and mentoring of more junior editors

  • 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

  • travel to scientific conferences and research institutions to directly engage with the scientific community to keep abreast of the most recent research developments

What you should bring:

  • Broad scientific interests and a passion for helping scientists publish their work

  • Experience in editorial selection of papers to match journal scope and editorial standards, preferably as a full-time professional editor

  • A dynamic, results-oriented approach to goals and objectives

  • A good understanding of digital communication, publishing trends, and open access publishing

  • Creativity, willingness to experiment, and desire to improve

  • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize, focus, and achieve desired goals

  • Great interpersonal skills. Collaboration and networking are core aspects of the job

  • A PhD or other relevant doctoral degree

What we offer :

  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience

  • Excellent medical, dental and 401K benefits

  • All expenses and travel fully paid

  • Opportunity to advance within the organization among many divisions (worldwide) An assessment or business case could be part of our selection procedure. A pre-employment screening will be part of our recruitment procedure.

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