Assistant Scientific Editor
Elsevier - Cambridge, MA

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SCI000WD

Science and Technology

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USA-MA-Cambridge

Description

Cell

is seeking a scientist to join its editorial team. The minimum qualification for this position is a Ph.D. in a relevant area of biomedical research, although additional post-doctoral or editorial experience is preferred. This is a superb opportunity for a talented individual to play a critical role in promoting science by helping researchers disseminate their findings to the wider community.

As an editor, you would be responsible for assessing submitted research papers and overseeing the refereeing process, and you would commission and edit material for

Cell’s

Leading Edge.

You would also travel frequently to scientific conferences to follow developments in research and to establish and maintain close ties with the scientific community.

You would have opportunities to pioneer and contribute to new trends in scientific publishing.

The key qualities we look for are breadth of scientific interest and the ability to think critically about a wide range of scientific issues. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and creative and able to work independently as well as in a team.

Qualifications

This is an exciting and challenging role that provides an opportunity to stay close to the cutting edge of scientific advances, while developing a new career away from the bench.

The minimum qualification for this position is a Ph.D. in a relevant area. Postdoctoral training is an advantage. Previous editorial experience

is beneficial but is not required– we will make sure you receive the training you need. The key qualities we look for are breadth of scientific interest and the ability to think critically about a wide range of scientific issues.

The successful candidate will also be highly motivated and creative, possess strong communication skills and be able to work in a team as well as independently. Good interpersonal skills are essential because this role involves networking in the wider scientific community and collaboration with other parts of the business.

This is a full-time in-house editorial position, based at the Cell Press headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cell Press offers an attractive salary and benefits package and a stimulating working environment. Applications will be held in the strictest of confidence and will be considered on an ongoing basis.

Job Posting

Feb 8, 2013, 6:12:13 PM

Closing Date

Ongoing

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