The Rockefeller University

Scientific Editor, Journal of Experimental Medicine

Rockefeller University

New York, NY, United States

January 2020

We seek a Scientific Editor/Senior Scientific Editor to join the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

The Position

You will oversee the peer review process for submitted manuscripts and recruit high-quality submissions to the journal. The Senior Scientific Editor will also be involved in promoting journal policies and, in conjunction with the Executive Editor, training Scientific Editors. The Senior Editor is expected to effectively manage projects and tasks that will make a significant contribution to the overall strategic direction of the journal.

You Have/ You Are

• A Ph.D. in immunology; postdoctoral experience strongly preferred
• For the Senior Editor position, two or more years of editorial experience is required; three or more years is preferred
• Exceptional communication skills and superb attention to detail
• Strong interest in scientific publishing and publication ethics
• Ability to travel in order to attend relevant scientific meetings and visit research institutions

Who We Are

Rockefeller University Press (RUP) is committed to quality and integrity in scientific publishing. We use the latest technologies and carry out rigorous peer review, applying the highest standards of novelty, mechanistic insight, data integrity, and general interest to fulfill our mission of publishing excellent science. RUP publishes Journal of Cell Biology (JCB), Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM), and Journal of General Physiology (JGP) and co-publishes Life Science Alliance (LSA). RUP’s nonprofit journals were established by the research community, and editorial decisions and policies continue to be driven by scientists who actively contribute to their fields, appreciate the value of peer review, and desire a better publication experience for all.

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 “IRC23885”:

The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River (

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: IRC23885