Full Job 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.
The Journal of General Physiology (JGP) and the Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM) seek a Scientific Managing Editor. As the Scientific Managing Editor, you will commission and oversee the peer review of "Review" content for both journals. Additional responsibilities for this role at JGP will be to partner with David Eisner, JGP Editor-in-Chief, and JGP Associate Editors in the recruitment of manuscripts, the development of editorial policies, and the strategic development of JGP. The Scientific Managing Editor will work closely with JGP's Managing Editor and JGP's Production Editor in ensuring the journal is produced on time with appropriate levels of quality. Will report to the Director, Editorial Development.
Ph.D. in biomedical sciences required. Must have exceptional communication skills, analytical skills and superb attention to detail. A strong interest in scientific publishing and publication ethics a must. Must be willing and able to travel regularly to attend relevant scientific meetings and to visit research institutions.