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

Job: IRC26323


Job Title Scientific Editor, JEM

Laboratory / Department Rockefeller University Press

Department Description

The Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM) seeks a talented individual to join our editorial team as a Scientific Editor or Senior Scientific Editor, dependent on experience.

JEM is a multidisciplinary journal, published by not-for-profit academic publisher Rockefeller University Press (RUP), and dedicated to publishing high-quality research in experimental medicine and disease pathogenesis.

Detailed Description

The Scientific Editor will oversee the peer review process for submitted manuscripts and recruit high quality submissions to the Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM). 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.

Job Requirements

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 when University travel resumes. 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.

Additional Details

This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.

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