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Assistant / Associate Editors

American Association for Cancer Research
Assistant / Associate Editors
Job Summary:

The AACR seeks talented editors to join our team as Assistant/Associate Editors for three of our journals: Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research, and Cancer Immunology Research.


Philadelphia, PA or Boston, MA

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 cancer science (and immunology for the Cancer Immunology Research position) 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.

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 to:

American Association for Cancer Research
Human Resources
P.O. Box 40138
Philadelphia, PA 19106
E-mail: [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer
4/17/2017 10:19:32 AM

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