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Senior/Associate Scientific Editor: Cell Metabolism and the Research Integrity and Author Experience

Beijing or Shanghai or Shenzhen
Up to 350,000 CNY+benefits
Closing date
14 Aug 2024

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Life Science
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time

Job Details

About the team

Cell Press is seeking a dynamic scientist for a full-time, unique joint role based in our Beijing, Shanghai, or Shenzhen, China offices. You will be a key member of both the Cell Metabolism editorial team and the Research Integrity and Author Experience team. This position offers the opportunity to work with multiple Cell Press family journals across a broad range of scientific topics, with flexible work arrangements considered. We welcome applications from candidates with a strong expertise in metabolism, particularly those with translational and/or clinical research experience.




About the role


You will engage with and shape basic and translational metabolism research, recruit exciting studies, assess submitted research papers, write and edit content for the Cell Metabolism journal homepage and social media outlets, and play an active role in the development and implementation of journal strategy. Additionally, you will work on cross-journal projects and initiatives, coordinating closely with authors and editors to optimize overall publishing success across our portfolio of biomedical and life science journals. The job also entails traveling to scientific conferences and research where you will directly interact with the scientific community and hear about cutting-edge research developments.




The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in any area related to the topics that Cell Metabolism covers, with MDs with extensive research experience also considered. Candidates should have strong communication skills, an interest in engaging with the scientific community, and the ability to work well in diverse team settings.




Candidates with 4 years or more of editorial experience will be considered for a Senior Editor level. Candidates with less or no editorial experience may be considered for a more junior role.




Please include a cover letter describing why you are interested in the position and how your skills and knowledge could contribute to your success in this role.






A Ph.D. in any area related to the topics that Cell Metabolism covers.  MDs with extensive research experience may also be considered. Ability to think critically about a wide range of scientific issues Strong communication skills Interest in engaging with the scientific community Talent for distilling complex concepts and communicating them effectively Strong teamwork skills and a collaborative problem-solving mindset Strong time management and organizational skills, with the ability to balance a range of priorities to achieve overall team goals The ability to work well in diverse team settings, across time zones and countries Very good communication skills, with an interest in science communication and publishing trends  


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.



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