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Editor in Chief/Lead Editor, STAR Protocols

Company: Elsevier
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Your new role: -Are you passionate about the importance of reproducibility in science? -Are you interested in developing a product that helps researchers in their daily experiments?We are looking for a Lead Editor for STAR Protocols, the Cell Press open access journal publishing protocols across a variety of scientific disciplines. We are looking for an experienced and creative editor who shares our passion for making it easy for scientists to publish their work. This job offers an opportunity to iterate and expand on the success of STAR Protocols and has a unique blend of editorial responsibilities and agile product development.Key responsibilities will include:

  • Building effective working relationships with colleagues across Cell Press and beyond
  • Representing -STAR Protocols -and Cell Press at scientific meetings
  • Leading networking and outreach in the scientific community
  • Managing the hiring and training of editorial team members
  • Developing and maintaining robust content acquisition strategy
  • Working with developers, UX, marketing, and content teams to iterate and improve the STAR Protocols user experience across user types (author, reviewer, reader)
  • Participate in customer discovery activities with the product team (surveys, feedback reviews, AB testing)
  • Drive the development and execution of the product strategy road map by balancing business requirements with results of user testing and data and analytics.What you should bring:
    • Broad scientific interests and a passion for helping scientists publish their work.
    • A good understanding of digital communication, publishing trends, and the opportunities that technology provides to improve scientific publishing.
    • Experience in editorial selection of research to match editorial standards, preferably as a full-time professional editor.
    • Enthusiasm for working with people. - Collaboration and networking are core aspects of the job.
    • A dynamic, - data-driven approach to goals and objectives.
    • Creativity, willingness to experiment, and desire to improve.
    • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize, focus, and achieve desired goals. Be effective in balancing complex conflicting priorities
    • Great interpersonal skills. Collaboration and networking are core aspects of the job.
    • Experience working with stakeholders in a business environment, working across cross-functional groups
    • A PhD or other relevant doctoral degree.
    • Managerial experience is desirable but not required.
    • Interest in product development and agile methodology is a plusWhat we offer: -Cell Press offers an attractive salary and benefits package and a stimulating working environment that encourages innovation. Applications will be held in the strictest of confidence. - -Please include a cover letter describing why you are interested in the job and how your skills and knowledge could contribute the continued success of -STAR -Protocols-----------------------------------------------------------------------
      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 or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on -1.855.833.5120.Please read our

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