Senior Scientific Editor, Journal of Experimental Medicine

New York City, New York (US)
Salary is dependent on experience
August 20 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM) seeks one talented individual for the role of Scientific Editor or Senior Scientific Editor, dependent on experience.


Scientific Editors oversee the peer review process for submitted manuscripts and recruit high quality submissions to the Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM). A Senior Scientific Editor carries these responsibilities and is also involved in promoting journal policies and, in conjunction with the Executive Editor, training Scientific Editors. The successful candidate is expected to effectively manage projects and tasks that will make a significant contribution to the overall strategic direction of the journal.   


PhD in neuroscience or a relevant biomedical field is required. Postdoctoral experience is strongly preferred. The position requires regular travel to attend relevant scientific meetings and to visit research institutions. The successful candidate will have exceptional communication skills and superb attention to detail, as well as a strong interest in scientific publishing and publication ethics. To be considered for the Senior Scientific Editor role, two or more years of editorial experience is required; three or more years is preferred.

Rockefeller University offers an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. To apply to this job, click the following URL (, click on ‘staff opportunities’ and enter keyword “IRC24981”. Please provide a cover letter and resume as part of the application.

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