Rockefeller University Scientific Editor, JEM in New York, New York
Job Title Scientific Editor, JEM
Laboratory / Department Rockefeller University Press
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.
The Scientific Editor will oversee the peer review process for submitted manuscripts and recruit high quality submissions to the journal. The Senior Scientific Editor will also be involved in promoting journal policies and, in conjunction with the Executive Editor, training Scientific Editors. The Senior Editor is expected to effectively manage projects and tasks that will make a significant contribution to the overall strategic direction of the journal.
Ph.D. in neuroscience or a relevant biomedical field is required. Postdoctoral experience is strongly preferred. Will require regular travel to attend relevant scientific meetings and to visit research institutions. Must have exceptional communication skills and superb attention to detail, as well as a strong interest in scientific publishing and publication ethics. For the Senior Editor position, two or more years of editorial experience is required; three or more years is preferred.
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans