Editor, Neuroscience

Editor, Neuroscience


Hoboken, NJ, United States

Wiley is launching a premier, broad-interest, Open Access journal serving researchers in the field of neuroscience. The company seeks a talented Editor to implement this initiative. As acknowledged members of the neuroscience community, the Editor will work closely with the Editor-in-Chief to create a highly-anticipated journal. The Journal will be grounded in the forefront of neuroscience research, and with the mission of providing sustained value in the evolving world of open science and publishing.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the quality and value of the journal by selecting and commissioning articles, analyzing the existing literature to shape the Journal’s remit and scope, and working with a strong network of leading neuroscience researchers who are its authors and peer referees. In addition to making the initial editorial evaluation of submissions before peer-review, the Editor will supervise the peer review process. S/he will also lead the editorial discussion with other in-house editors and the Editor-in-Chief and make the decision whether to publish a given submission in the Journal.

The Editor will be a full-time Wiley employee and member of our in-house editorial team. He or she will report to the Editor-in-Chief, and collaborate with other internal colleagues in business development, production, and marketing to contribute to the overall publishing strategy of the journal and to Wiley’s neuroscience program as a whole.

This journal will publish ground-breaking research from across all areas of neuroscience. Special emphasis will be on studies of broad interest that lead to a deeper understanding of the nervous system function and dysfunction, and its interaction within and to other systems. This title will serve as a voice for the community with an emphasis on transparency and innovation.

The qualified candidate will have a PhD in neuroscience or a related research discipline, postdoctoral research experience and relevant publications. While candidates from all neuroscience background will be considered, applicants with prior research background in systems neuroscience or cognitive neuroscience are especially encouraged to apply. He or she will have a thorough understanding of recent trends and developments in the field, with the broad scientific curiosity to investigate emerging areas of research. He or she must also be able to critically evaluate the quality and implications of high impact research manuscripts. The position requires excellent organization, decision making and transparent teamwork, spoken and written communication skills, and the ability to travel globally conducting outreach and nurturing existing contacts while developing new networks.

To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position.

Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate qualified applicants and treat all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or based on any individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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