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Assoc. Editor, Genome Research

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Requisition Information

Requisition Title Assoc. Editor, Genome Research
Position Category Publishing
Requisition Number 01046-A

Opening Information

Job Status Full Time
Education Required Graduate Degree
Experience Required 5 - 7 Years
Position Description

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
- Writing content for press releases and social media
- Liaison with the Production and Advertising Departments
- Maintaining awareness of advances in the journal’s scientific fields of interest
- Representing the journal at conferences
- Identifying emerging trends in scientific communication

Position Requirements

The applicant must have a Ph.D. in genetics or genomic science, 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

Interested candidates should apply via the CSHL Careers website at:

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.

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  2. Cover Letter
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