Editor

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Position: 
Editor
Location: 
Medford, MA

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Editor
Medford, Boston

The in-house editorial group of Wiley is offering an Editor position based in our Medford, MA office for its portfolio of protocols journals in the life sciences.

Applicants for the position should have a broad interest in scientific publishing and communication, with a PhD in a molecular life sciences field. He/she should be self-motivated, have excellent organizational and communication skills (written and verbal), be diplomatic, and flexible. Postdoctoral experience and/or previous publishing experience would be advantageous.

Applicants should send in their full CV with a cover letter describing their suitability for the post.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

Develop, commission, and edit content, and in conjunction with editorial boards, ensure the scientific quality of all manuscripts for assigned titles. 
Manage the peer-review process for the articles submitted to our protocol journals
Build networks with authors and editors from all over the world.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

Ph.D. in the molecular life science fields and adjacent disciplines. 
Strong negotiation/interpersonal skills to interact effectively with editors, authors, and noted scientific authorities.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Curious, inquisitive mind and broad interest in science communication.
General knowledge of publishing, including editing and peer review.
Someone who is highly motivated and achievement-oriented.
Familiarity with social media tools and excellent command of the English language. 
Authorization to live and work in the United States. 

WHAT YOU’LL GET IN RETURN

Experience in many different aspects of publishing, such as the acquisition and development of journal content, production and author marketing, and contact with authors and referees from all over the world.
Working in an environment that spans across different cultures and develops people both personally and professionally
Competitive pay and incentive program, outstanding benefits 
Fast-paced, intellectually-challenging professional environment 
Opportunities for internal advancement 
Generous Paid Time Off policy 

People have always been valued at Wiley. We work collaboratively, enjoy what we do and have opportunities to develop throughout our careers. And the rewards are impressive. Which means you can look forward to a competitive salary and benefits, generous paid time off, colleague discounts, and wellness programs.

Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate qualified applicants and treat all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or based on any individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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