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Scientific Editor, Cell Press Multi-Journal Submission

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Competitive salary plus Benefits
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Life Science
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Employment - Hours
Full time

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Scientific Editor, Cell Press Multi-Journal Submission

Are you interested in a career as a scientific editor?

Are you interested in pursuing a career in scientific publishing?

About our Team

We have an opening in our vibrant and collaborative Cell Press Multi-Journal Submission editorial team. We are
interested in scientists with a background in any of the life and medical science areas covered by our journals. 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

You will support editors and authors to optimize publishing success and work on cross-journal projects for Cell Press. This is a full-time role based in the UK, but other locations may be considered case by case


  • Assessing submitted research papers and guiding them through peer review Working collaboratively with Cell Press editors on handling of Cell Press Multi-Journal Submission manuscripts Supporting authors through the process of peer review Establishing relationships with researchers who are publishing with our journals Building effective working relationships with colleagues across Cell Press and beyond


  • Have a PhD in a relevant life or medical science discipline Have broad scientific interests and a desire to learn Have great teamworking skills and a collaborative problem-solving mindset Have an interest in digital communication and publishing trends Be a critical thinker and be willing to learn and absorb new areas of research Possess the ability to work successfully in a diverse global team Include a copy of your resume and a cover letter outlining your reasons for interest in the position. We will consider applications on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

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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