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Senior 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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Senior Scientific Editor, Cell Reports

Are you ready for the next step in your editorial career?

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 seeking an experienced, visionary Senior Scientific Editor for the "Cell Reports" editorial team. This role offers an exciting chance to lead the editorial direction and content of a top journal . As a Senior Scientific Editor, you'll shape scientific discourse and ensure the publication of high-quality, impactful research.



  • Recruiting exciting content and assessing submitted research papers.

  • Selecting and collaborating with referees.

  • Engaging authors throughout the review process and providing outstanding author service.

  • Commissioning and editing, reviewing perspective articles, and other front matter writing and editing content. This will be for the journal homepage and social media outlets


  • Have an accredited PhD in a relevant scientific discipline

  • Have previous editorial experience.

  • Display broad scientific interests and an ability to think critically about a wide range of scientific and clinical issues.

  • Be and exceptional communicator, verbal and written, including English.

  • Able to work successfully both independently and in a diverse, global team.


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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