Job Opportunity: Editor, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Cell Press

Kate Stuart
January 14, 2014

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We are seeking to appoint a new Editor for Trends in Cognitive Sciences, to be based in the Cell Press offices in Cambridge, MA.

As Editor of Trends in Cognitive Sciences, you will be responsible for the strategic development and content management of the journal. You will be acquiring and developing the very best editorial content, making use of a network of contacts in academia plus information gathered at international conferences, to ensure that Trends in Cognitive Sciences maintains its market-leading position.

This is an exciting and challenging role that provides an opportunity to stay close to the cutting edge of scientific advances while developing a new career away from the bench. You will work in a highly dynamic and collaborative publishing environment that includes 14 Trends titles and 13 primary research titles. You will also collaborate with your Cell Press colleagues to maximize quality and efficiency of content commissioning and participate in exciting new non-journal-based initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The minimum qualification is a PhD in neuroscience, cognitive science or a related field. Post-doctoral training is an advantage. Previous publishing experience is not necessary - we will make sure you get the training and development you need. Good interpersonal skills are essential because the role involves networking in the wider scientific community and collaboration with other parts of the business.

To Apply:
Please submit a CV and cover letter describing your qualifications, research interests, current salary and reasons for pursuing a career in publishing. No phone inquiries, please.

Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis until the closing date of January 31, 2014.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Employer: Cell Press : an imprint of Elsevier
Name: Ms. Wendy Hultmark
E-mail: w.hultmark@elsevier.com
Website: http://www.elsevier.com
Address: 225 Wyman Street
Waltham, MA
02451 United States