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Rockefeller University Scientific Editor, Journal of Cell Biology (JCB) in New York, New York

Job: IRC23931


Job Title Scientific Editor, Journal of Cell Biology (JCB)

Laboratory / Department Rockefeller University Press

Department Description

Rockefeller University Press (RUP) is committed to quality and integrity in scientific publishing. We use the latest technologies and carry out rigorous peer review, applying the highest standards of novelty, mechanistic insight, data integrity, and general interest to fulfill our mission of publishing excellent science. RUP publishes Journal of Cell Biology (JCB), Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM), and Journal of General Physiology (JGP) and co-publishes Life Science Alliance (LSA). RUP's nonprofit journals were established by the research community, and editorial decisions and policies continue to be driven by scientists who actively contribute to their fields, appreciate the value of peer review, and desire a better publication experience for all.

Detailed Description

The Journal of Cell Biology (JCB) seeks a talented individual for the role of Scientific Editor or Senior Scientific Editor, dependent on experience. The Scientific Editor will oversee the peer review process for submitted manuscripts and recruit high-quality submissions to the Journal of Cell Biology (JCB). A Senior Scientific Editor carries these responsibilities and is also involved in promoting journal policies and, in conjunction with the Executive Editor, training Scientific Editors. The Scientific Editor will effectively manage projects and tasks that will make a significant contribution to the overall strategic direction of the journal.

Job Requirements

A Ph.D. in a field related to cell biology is required; postdoctoral experience is preferred. Regular travel to attend relevant scientific meetings and to visit research institutions required. Must have exceptional communication skills and superb attention to detail, as well as a strong interest in scientific publishing and publication ethics. To be considered for the Senior Scientific Editor role, two or more years of editorial experience is required; three or more years is preferred.

Additional Details

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