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Associate Scientific Editor, Cell Reports

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Competitive salary plus Benefits
Closing date
12 Aug 2024

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Life Science
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time

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Associate Scientific Editor, Cell Reports

Are you interested in a career as a scientific editor?

Are you interested in science, medicine, editorial work, journalism and public health?

About our Team

Cell Press is a prominent publisher in the scientific community, particularly known for its high-impact journals in the life sciences. Established in 1986, it has become a significant part of the academic publishing landscape, especially in fields like biology, medicine, and environmental science.

About the Role

Cell Press is hiring a dynamic, detail-oriented Associate Scientific Editor for the "Cell Reports" editorial team. This role offers a unique chance to advance science by shaping content in a top open-access life sciences journal. As an Associate Scientific Editor, you'll critically contribute to peer review, manuscript selection, and scientific communication.


  • 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



  • Have a PhD or other relevant doctoral degree in any discipline in biology


  • Have Postdoctoral experience


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


  • Have excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize and focus



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:

  • Generous holiday allowance with the option to buy additional days


  • Health screening, eye care vouchers and private medical benefits


  • Wellbeing programs


  • Life assurance


  • Access to a competitive contributory pension scheme


  • Save As You Earn share option scheme


  • Travel Season ticket loan


  • Electric Vehicle Scheme


  • Optional Dental Insurance


  • Maternity, paternity and shared parental leave


  • Employee Assistance Programme


  • Access to emergency care for both the elderly and children


  • RECARES days, giving you time to support the charities and causes that matter to you


  • Access to employee resource groups with dedicated time to volunteer


  • Access to extensive learning and development resources


  • Access to employee discounts scheme via Perks at Work



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.





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