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Scientific Editor

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
Based upon experience. Base Salary +10% annual bonus.
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Scientific Editor

Would you like to be part of a team that delivers high-quality reviews?

Are you interested in pursuing a career in scientific publishing?

About our Team                                                                                                                                                           
Our team is the Bioengineering & Biomaterials journal from Cell Press. We publish innovative and groundbreaking research in all areas of bioengineering, biotechnology, and biomedical applications. We are looking to appoint a full-time Scientific Editor to join the editorial team. We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in any topic area covered by the journal. Specifically, applicants with a background in materials science and bioengineering are encouraged to apply. (Remote, on site, or hybrid option. US East Coast).

About the Role

As an Editor at Bioengineering & Biomaterials journal, you'll have opportunities to contribute to broader Cell Press initiatives. Advocating for science and providing thought leadership. Influencing the practice and direction of science and scientific communications.

  • Assessing submitted research papers.
  • Overseeing the peer review process.
  • Establishing relationships with researchers.
  • Recruiting exciting research studies and review materials.
  • Representing the journal and Cell Press at scientific meetings and visits to research institutions.
  • Building effective working relationships with colleagues across Cell Press and beyond.
  • Contributing to broader Cell Press initiatives to shape the future of science communication.


  • Display broad interests, love of science, and desire to learn.
  • Have a PhD in relevant discipline, post-doctoral experience valued. Previous editorial experience would be welcomed, but this is not necessary (training will be provided). Backgrounds in leading or running a research group or working in industry are also encouraged to apply.
  • Have exceptional talent for clear communication (written and verbal).
  • Have interest in digital communication and publishing trends.
  • Be creative with the willingness to experiment, and desire to improve.
  • Able to organize, prioritize, and focus.
  • Display exceptional interpersonal skills.

Work in a way that works for you

We promote a healthy work/life balance across the organization. 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:

  • Health Benefits: Comprehensive, multi-carrier program for medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Retirement Benefits: 401(k) with match and an Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Wellbeing: Wellness platform with incentives, Headspace app subscription, Employee Assistance and Time-off Programs
  • Short-and-Long Term Disability, Life and Accidental Death Insurance, Critical Illness, and Hospital Indemnity
  • Family Benefits, including bonding and family care leaves, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Health Savings, Health Care, Dependent Care and Commuter Spending Accounts
  • Up to two days of paid leave each to participate in Employee Resource Groups and to volunteer with your charity of choice

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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