Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned scientific research facility on Long Island’s North Shore, is searching for a scientist interested in the communication of science to fill the position of Associate Editor at Genome Research, a journal that publishes advances in genome biology and genomic medicine. Genome Research is among the ten most highly cited research journals in biochemistry and molecular biology.
Responsibilities Include: - Selecting manuscripts - Negotiating review processes with authors and referees - Commissioning of reviews and commentaries - Liaising with the Production Department - Maintaining awareness of advances in the journal’s scientific fields of interest - Representing the journal at conferences - Identifying emerging trends in scientific communication
The applicant must have a Ph.D. in molecular biology, genetics, or genomics, and preferably with experience in scientific publishing. Strong communication, problem solving and organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines, and the capacity to handle multiple projects at once are significant requirements. An understanding of data reproducibility, deposit and access issues would be helpful. We seek a team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
Please submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position.
CSHL Press is affiliated with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, located on the North Shore of Long Island, 35 miles from New York City.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory One Bungtown Road, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724 Website: www.cshl.edu
Interested candidates should apply via the CSHL Careers website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/11826
Position Number 01046-A
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.