Cell Press

Scientific Editor-Cell Chemical Biology

Cell Press

Cambridge, MA, United States

Scientific Editor-Cell Chemical Biology

 

Do you enjoy being part of a team that collaborates to deliver success?
 

Do you enjoy learning new areas of research?
 

Title of the role: Scientific editor, fixed term contract

 

We are looking for a dynamic scientific editor with a 1-year contract to join the Cell Chemical Biology editorial team. We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in any topic area covered by the journal, and we are interested in considering candidates with cell biology and translational research experience. Previous editorial experience is helpful but not required.

 

About the Role

The Scientific Editor will join the editorial team of Cell Chemical Biology, handling a broad spectrum of life science research articles and stay connected to a broad range of scientific topics.

 

The core responsibilities of this position include:

  • Working closely with the Editor-in-Chief and editorial team to manage content and to shape and develop the journal
  • Recruiting exciting research studies and review material
  • Assessing submitted research papers and making editorial recommendations, and overseeing the peer review process
  • Work with authors and reviewers to publish exciting science across a range of topic areas
  • Engaging the scientific community in their labs and at conferences to learn about scientific developments and establish relationships, representing Cell Chemical Biology and Cell Press at scientific meetings and visits to research institutions  
  • Build strong relationships with Cell Press journals on content and collaborative projects
  • Contributing to broader Cell Press initiatives. 

 

Requirements

  • PhD in any area of cell biology or in a relevant discipline with experience in publishing original scientific research.
  • Possess broad scientific interests, love of science, and desire to learn. As an editor, you will need to understand the diverse science covered by Cell Chemical Biology, and you will need to appreciate the issues and questions that drive different fields.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills. Ability to organize, prioritize, and focus
  • Have great interpersonal skills. Collaboration and networking are core aspects of the job.
  • Possess critical thinking skills and the willingness to learn and absorb new areas of scientific research
  • Possess the ability to work successfully both solely and in a diverse global team
  • Creativity, willingness to experiment, and desire to improve
  • Possess interest in digital communication and publishing trends.
  • Interest in engaging with the scientific community
  • A talent for clear communication. Good editors help authors make their message clear, concise, and compelling, so readers know why the science is important and how it will impact their work.

 

Cell Press is an international organization with primary offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts; London; Amsterdam; and Beijing. Our offices are currently open, based on local safety guidelines. We also support flexible working, and we are open to considering flexible work arrangements for this position.  Cell Press offers an attractive salary and benefits package and a stimulating working environment.

 

Applications will be held in the strictest of confidence.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Please include a cover letter describing why you are interested in the job and how your skills, knowledge, and background could contribute to the journal.

 

Working with us

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to help you succeed. Here, you will find an inclusive, agile, collaborative, innovative and fun environment, where everyone has a part to play. Regardless of the team you join, we promote a diverse environment with co-workers who are passionate about what they do, and how they do it.
 

Working for you

As a spearhead of good employment practices, your health and wellbeing are of great importance to securing your future. These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer:

  • Comprehensive, health / dental plan benefits
  • Disability insurance
  • Dependent Care
  • Life and Accident Insurance
  • Pension Plan


About Us

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.
 

Join Us

Are you ready to help us progress science and health? Our technology leads to innovation, so join a forward-thinking digital business that is tackling world-scale challenges and align your ambitions with our passion for driving global knowledge-sharing.

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Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact accommodations@relx.com or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on  1.855.833.5120.

 

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