The Rockefeller University

Executive Editor

The Rockefeller University

New York, NY, United States


The Executive Editor of JCB leads a team of professional scientific Editors working in concert with the journal’s team of research-active Editors to ensure the continuing success of this long established, preeminent journal in the biomedical sciences.


Reporting to the Executive Director of the Rockefeller University Press, the Executive Editor will be responsible for the administration of JCB, maintaining a fair peer review process, selection of all content published in the Journal, writing for, commissioning for, and promoting the journal, and ensuring JCB’s continuing development through attendance at meetings and institutional visits. The Executive Editor is responsible for tracking and reporting on journal performance, developing and implementing a strategic plan for the journal and serves as the journal’s main representative to the scientific community.



A Doctoral degree in cell biology or relevant fields, a postdoctoral fellowship, experience as an author with a publication record, and at least 2 years of editorial experience is required: greater than 4 years is preferred.


Rockefeller University offers an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. To apply to this job, click the following URL, click on ‘staff opportunities’ and enter keyword “IRC23437”:


The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

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