Trends in Pharmacological Sciences
RELX

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Posted in IT
11 days ago


Job Info


As the full-time Editor of Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, you will be responsible for acquiring and developing the very best commentary, correspondence, and review articles in this fast-moving and fascinating field.

By growing and leveraging your network of contacts in academia and industry, and acquiring new knowledge from reading the latest research and attending leading conferences, you will ensure that Trends in Pharmacological Sciences maintains its leading position. You will guide the direction of the journal by adapting its scope, article types, and communication style to meet the evolving needs of your research community.

This is an opportunity to be at the forefront of scientific communication at a time when the global research community is overwhelmed by the sheer volume of research being published every day. An exciting challenge of your job will be to explore new ways to use articles published in the journal and innovative technology to give the global research community answers to key questions across pharmacology and related disciplines.

Your responsibilities

  • Keep abreast of the field; identify key authors and research topics where a review or short overview will benefit the research community.
  • Commission and manage a pipeline of high-quality reviews, commentaries, forums, and other types of articles across the breadth of the field.
  • Manage the peer review and editorial process.
  • Provide developmental editing for manuscripts to help shape and strengthen reviews.
  • Build strong relationships in the wider scientific community.
  • Devise and execute strategy for your journal.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in other departments and units across the organization.
  • Execute data-driven innovation and experimentation to the benefit of your journal community's needs.


What you should bring
  • PhD in the life sciences, preferably in Pharmacology or a related discipline. Post-doctoral training is an advantage.
  • Passion for science and scientific communication.
  • Strong interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, autonomously, and proactively.
  • A can-do attitude, strategic mindset, and solution orientation.


Previous publishing experience is not necessary - we will make sure you get the training and development you need.

This is a full-time editorial position based in our Cell Press office in Cambridge, MA, USA or in UK or Europe. Cell Press offers an attractive salary and benefits package and a stimulating working environment. Applications will be held in the strictest of confidence.

Application acceptance will close April 30, 2021. Please include a cover letter describing why you are interested in the job and how your skills, knowledge, and background could contribute to the journal with your CV.

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Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact accommodations@relx.com or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.

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Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact accommodations@relx.com or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.

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