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Posted Jan 31
American Association for Cancer Research

Assistant/ Associate Editor, Cancer Immunology Research

Philadelphia, PA, United States Full Time

Job Summary:

Cancer Immunology Research seeks a talented editor to join our team as an Assistant/Associate Editor.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to defining the journal scope and policy implementation in conjunction with the Executive Editor.
  • Assist the Executive Editor in managing/participating in peer-review process to ensure quality and timely handling of submissions.
  • Assist the Executive Editor with development, composition, and editing content.
  • Collaborate with the staff of the seven “sibling” AACR journals to ensure good communication and promotion of synergistic opportunities.
  • Communicate with authors, editors, reviewers, and readers regarding all aspects of the journal.
  • Represent the journal and the AACR at scientific meetings and institutional visits.
  • Stay abreast of the field and develop excellent relationships with the research community.
  • Provide input for monitoring, evaluating, and reporting on the activities of competing journals.

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Expertise in immunology and cancer science preferred.
  • Experience in evaluating manuscripts during the peer review process.
  • Ability to communicate directly with researchers and to translate technical scientific content to scientists working in other disciplines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Independent, self motivated, consistently demonstrating initiative and commitment.
  • Must be able to travel to relevant scientific meetings and research institutes.

Education Requirements:

  • PhD with postdoctoral experience in a biomedical or clinical science.

Additional Application Instructions

How to Apply: This position offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please send a letter of interest along with your most current curriculum vitae, salary history, and writing samples to: American Association for Cancer Research Human Resources P.O. Box 40138 Philadelphia, PA 19106 E-mail: humanresources@aacr.org Equal Opportunity Employer

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