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Rockefeller University Scientific Editor, JCB in New York, New York

Job: IRC26281


Job Title Scientific Editor, JCB

Laboratory / Department Rockefeller University Press

Department Description

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.

Detailed Description

The Scientific Editor will oversee the peer review process for submitted manuscripts and recruit high-quality submissions to the Journal of Cell Biology (JCB). The Senior Scientific Editor carries these responsibilities and is also involved in promoting journal policies and, in conjunction with the Executive Editor, training Scientific Editors. Will effectively manage projects and tasks that will make a significant contribution to the overall strategic direction of the journal.

Job Requirements

Ph.D. in cell biology or related field required. Postdoctoral experience is strongly preferred. The position requires regular travel to attend relevant scientific meetings and visit research institutions (when University travel resumes). Must have exceptional communication skills and superb attention to detail, and a keen interest in scientific publishing and publication ethics. To be considered for the Senior Scientific Editor role, two or more years of editorial experience is required; three or more years is preferred.

Additional Details

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