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Posted by: LexisNexis on May 05, 2022


Location:

New York , NY

Job Description:

This role will serve as an ambassador of The Lancet family of journals in North America, working closely with (and reporting to) the North American Executive Editor to implement key strategic outreach and brand development objectives.

The Senior Editor position, based in the New York office, will contribute to peer-review, editorial writing, and commissioning activities for the flagship weekly Lancet publication, but will act as a liaison among the Lancet specialty journals to facilitate communication and harmonization of content and to aid in promoting special projects (e.g., Series, Commissions, etc.) in the US.

Main Activities and Responsibilities

North America strategy
To work toward developing specialty-specific research and institutional targets and to implement the strategy for expansion in North America for across the Lancet journals. A successful Senior Editor will be keenly interested in scholarly publication, open science, and health policy.

Peer review and clinical trials acquisition
To read and critically evaluate all papers allocated, present them to the team, arrange peer review for a select few with the highest potential clinical impact, and participate in consensual decision making.

To take part in the critical assessment of other editors' papers at pre- and post-review stages, and to provide clinical context when needed.

To negotiate revisions with authors ensuring that manuscripts that are accepted for publication meet with the highest standards of medical and scientific reporting.

To regularly assess editorial working practices and think of new ways to make the peer review process more timely and efficient.

To monitor ongoing research activity in allocated specialty areas, and across medicine, to regularly communicate with international key medical researchers, and pro-actively attract key clinical trials to The Lancet.

Commissioning
To contribute to the commissioning of Comments, Perspectives, Seminars, Reviews, and Clinical, Global Health, and other Series and Commissions in agreement with the commissioning teams.

Editorial writing
To take part in the weekly rota of leader writing and contribute clinical and scientific ideas for editorials and World Reports.

Outreach
To represent The Lancet family of journals in North America to promote the journal and to attract high-quality submissions.

To work with local organizers on Lancet-branded programs.

To visit key opinion leaders, academic institutions, and health organizations.

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 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.

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 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.

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