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.
Ph.D. in a field related to cell biology is required; postdoctoral experience strongly preferred. Two or more years of editorial experience is required; three or more years 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
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