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Rockefeller University Executive Editor, JCB in New York, New York

Job: IRC23437


Job Title Executive Editor, JCB

Laboratory / Department Rockefeller University Press

Department Description

The Rockefeller University Press publishes three biomedical research journals: The Journal of Cell Biology, The Journal of Experimental Medicine, and The Journal of General Physiology. We are committed to identifying and publishing the highest quality research. All editorial decisions are made in conjunction with active academic scientists, and peer-review operations and pre-press production functions are carried out at the RUP offices.

Detailed Description

The Executive Editor of the Journal of Cell Biology (JCB) will lead a team of professional scientific Editors working in concert with the journal's team of research-active Editors to ensure the continuing success of this long established, preeminent journal in the biomedical sciences. Reporting to the Executive Director of the Rockefeller University Press, the Executive Editor will be responsible for the administration of the Journal of Cell Biology, maintaining a fair peer review process, selection of all content published in the Journal, writing for, commissioning for, and promoting the journal, and ensuring JCB's continuing development through attendance at meetings and institutional visits. The Executive Editor will be additionally responsible for tracking and reporting on journal performance, developing and implementing a strategic plan for the journal and serves as the journal's main representative to the scientific community.

Job Requirements

Ph.D. in cell biology or a relevant field required. Must have completed a postdoctoral fellowship and have experience as an author with a publication record. Two years of editorial experience required; greater than four years' preferred.

Additional Details

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