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Associate Scientific Editor, Cell Reports

Elsevier Inc.
Beijing or Shanghai or Shenzhen
Up to 350,000 CNY+benefits
Closing date
19 May 2024

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Life Science
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time

Job Details

Are you interested in a career as a scientific editor?


Would you like to be part of a team that delivers scientific publications to a global community?


About our Team


At STM Journals, we collaborate with researchers to facilitate the publication of their impactful scientific discoveries, with a focus on rigorous peer review, ethics, and reproducibility. In support of our portfolio of 2700+ hybrid and open access scientific journals, you will actively contribute to advancing science, improving health outcomes, and fostering equitable participation in publishing.


About the Role


Are you interested in building a career in science that away from the bench? If so, we may have the perfect job for you as an Associate Scientific Editor on the Cell Reports team at Cell Press. We are looking for a scientist with experience working in any discipline in biology who shares our passion for helping scientists publish their best work.




  • Overseeing the peer review and publication process of a growing open access journal


  • Working with a team of scientific editors to build and develop exciting content across biology


  • Building effective working relationships with colleagues across Cell Press


  • Networking with researchers at conferences and site visits




  • A PhD or other relevant doctoral degree in any discipline in biology


  • Postdoctoral experience a plus


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


  • Strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize and focus


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


  • Creativity, willingness to experiment, and desire to improve


  • Researcher focused and detail oriented, with good written and verbal communication skills


  • Ability to work as a team and independently


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




Work in a way that works for you


We promote a healthy work/life balance across the organisation. We offer an appealing working prospect for our people. With numerous wellbeing initiatives, shared parental leave, study assistance and sabbaticals, we will help you meet your immediate responsibilities and your long-term goals.


  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive


Working for you


We know that your wellbeing and happiness are key to a long and successful career. These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer:


Medical and Life Insurance: Coverage for Medical and life risk.


  • Long-Service Award: Recognition for loyalty and dedication.


  • Marriage and New Baby Gifts: Celebratory tokens for special life events.


  • Festivals and Birthday Gifts: Spreading joy on occasions that matter.


  • Annual Medical Check-up: Prioritizing employee well-being through regular health check-ups.


  • Flexible Benefits via CIIC Platform: Personalized benefits accessible through a user-friendly platform.


  • Paid Time Off: Annual Leave, Flex Family Care Leave, Birthday Leave, Marriage Leave, Compassionate Leave, Medical and Hospitalization Leave, Examination Leave Gazetted Public Holiday


  • Family Care leave (Maternity/Paternity Leave and Adoption Leave)


About the Business


A global leader in information and analytics, we help researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. Building on our publishing heritage, we combine quality information and vast data sets with analytics to support visionary science and research, health education and interactive learning, as well as exceptional healthcare and clinical practice. At Elsevier, your work contributes to the world’s grand challenges and a more sustainable future. We harness innovative technologies to support science and healthcare to partner for a better world.


As a global leader in information and analytics, Elsevier helps researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. We do this by facilitating insights and critical decision-making for customers across the global research and health ecosystems.

In everything we publish, we uphold the highest standards of quality and integrity. We bring that same rigor to our information analytics solutions for researchers, health professionals, institutions and funders.

Elsevier employs 8,700 people worldwide. We have supported the work of our research and health partners for more than 140 years. Growing from our roots in publishing, we offer knowledge and valuable analytics that help our users make breakthroughs and drive societal progress. Digital solutions such as ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath support strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and health education. Researchers and healthcare professionals rely on over 2,800 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell; our 46,000+ eBook titles; and our iconic reference works, such as Gray's Anatomy. With the Elsevier Foundation and our external Inclusion & Diversity Advisory Board, we work in partnership with diverse stakeholders to advance inclusion and diversity in science, research and healthcare in developing countries and around the world.

Elsevier is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.

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