Job Opportunity: Journals Assistant Editor

August 13, 2013

Journals Assistant Editor

GENETICS and G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics, the journals of the Genetics Society of America, are seeking a Journals’ Assistant Editor to work with the Editors-in-Chief (EiCs), Senior Editors and the Executive Editor to fulfill our mission to identify and communicate significant discoveries and advances in genetics

The Journals’ Assistant Editor will be an integral part of our editorial team, working closely with the Editorial Board and staff toincrease the profile and impact of the GSA Journals by helping to recruit new submissions, identify new content, perform viability and market analyses on suggested topics in genetics and genomics (and related subjects) as it relates to publication, and broadcast our journals to new audiences.

Candidates must have a PhD in genetics or a related field, strong interpersonal skills, be an accomplished written and oral communicator, appreciate the thrills and trials of discovery, exude enthusiasm for science, and have the talent and energy for forming and maintaining relationships with the scientific community. Candidates should be curious, and on top of current topics and trends in science. A year or more experience with scientific journal publishing, an interest in video or multi-media software, and an appreciation of social media platforms is preferred.  A detailed job description can be found here. Apply with a cover letter, resume, salary history, and two or three writing samples at this website. Additional information is available from FASEB. Equal Opportunity Employer.