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Cambridge , MA

Job Description:

Cell Reports is seeking a full-time Deputy Editor to join the journal.

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic, mission-oriented editor with prior editorial experience to add to our team. Cell Reports is an online, open-access journal that publishes thought-provoking and innovative papers across the entire life sciences spectrum. As a senior member of the editorial team, you will be responsible for helping to advance the journal by recruiting exciting studies and review content; assessing submitted research papers; selecting and collaborating with referees; writing and editing content for the journal homepage and social media outlets; collaborating with editors at other Cell Press journals on transfer submissions; and engaging authors throughout the review process. You will also help the Editor-in-Chief to manage an expanding team; along with the Editor-in-Chief and the current Deputy Editor, you will directly manage a group of editors. You will develop/support journal strategy, including supporting the development of strong links between the developing network of Cell Press open access journals. The job also entails traveling to scientific conferences and research institutions where you will directly engage with the scientific community to keep abreast of the most recent research developments and to communicate the journal's mission to support science.

This is a full-time in-house editorial position, based at the Cell Press office in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We are also open to candidates who would work in other Cell Press locations. 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 until 10/31/2020. All applications must include a cover letter describing your interest in the position and how your skills and knowledge would further scientific communication and contribute to building the journal and advancing its mission.

what you should bring

The minimum qualification for this position is a Ph.D. in a research area covered by the journal. For this appointment, we are also looking for a candidate with at least two years of relevant editorial experience. The key qualities we look for are the breadth of scientific interest, the ability to think critically about a wide range of scientific issues, strong communication skills, and the ability to work well in a team.

about cell press

Cell Press, which is part of Elsevier, is a dynamic, interactive, diverse, and creative scientific community located in the heart of Cambridge, MA, and with further offices in the UK, the Netherlands, and China. With 100+ Ph.D. scientists, a forward-looking and experienced editorial support and digital production team, a results-driven marketing and press office, and a vibrant commercial partnership group, Cell Press aims to facilitate effective scientific exchange and is a leader in communicating the most important scientific findings.

Cell Press publishes over 50 scientific journals across the life, physical, earth, and health sciences, both independently and in partnership with scientific societies. Our story began in 1974 with the journal Cell and a commitment to publishing exciting biology. Today, we are bringing our editorial excellence, commitment to innovation, unparalleled reach and visibility, and passion for advocacy to all areas of scientific exploration as we work to publish and share science that inspires.

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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