The Rockefeller University

Scientific Editor, Journal of Cell Biology

The Rockefeller University

New York, NY, United States

January 2020

The Rockefeller University is the world’s leading biomedical research University. Our groundbreaking discoveries in basic and clinical research are transforming medicine. We share a singular commitment to advancing science for the benefit of humanity. Our collaborative culture drives each of us to achieve a higher level, fueling the breakthroughs for which we are known.
We seek a Scientific Editor/Senior Scientific Editor to join the Journal of Cell Biology at the Rockefeller University Press.

The Position

Responsibilities will include:
• Overseeing the peer review process for submitted manuscripts, and recruiting high-quality submissions to the Journal of Cell Biology (JCB)
• Effectively managing projects and tasks that will make a significant contribution to the overall strategic direction of the journal
For the Senior Scientific Editor: Promoting journal policies and, in conjunction with the Executive Editor, training Scientific Editors

You Have / You Are
• A Ph.D. in a field relevant to cell biology; postdoctoral experience strongly is preferred
• Strong interest in scientific publishing and publication ethics
• Ability to travel and attend relevant scientific meetings and visit research institutions
• To be considered for the Senior Scientific Editor role, two or more years of editorial experience is required; three or more years is preferred

Who We Are
The Rockefeller University Press publishes three biomedical research journals: The Journal of Cell Biology, The Journal of Experimental Medicine, and The Journal of General Physiology. We are committed to identifying and publishing the highest quality research. All editorial decisions are made in conjunction with active academic scientists, and peer-review operations and pre-press production functions are carried out at the RUP offices.

We offer an excellent benefits package, a collaborative work environment, and a competitive salary.
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

How to Apply
We offer 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 “*IRC23931*”: http://www.rockefeller.edu/hr/career.php

The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River (www.rockefeller.edu/views.php).

We offer an excellent benefits package, a collaborative work environment, and a competitive salary.
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: IRC23931