Scientific Editor - Genome Research.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Job Location: 
Cold Spring Harbor, New York

Comprehensive benefits package

Job Description: 

Genome Research seeks Assistant Editor

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press is searching for a scientist interested in the communication of science to fill the position of Assistant Editor at Genome Research, a journal that publishes advances in genome biology and genomic medicine. Genome Research is among the ten most highly cited research journals in biochemistry and molecular biology.


The applicant must have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences, preferably with experience in genetics and genomic science. The successful candidate will assist the journal’s Executive Editor in manuscript selection, negotiation with authors, commissioning reviews, writing and coordinating press releases, managing social media, representing the journal at conferences, and identifying emerging trends in science and in online publishing. Strong communication, problem solving and organizational skills, creativity, ability to meet deadlines, and the capacity to handle multiple projects at once are significant requirements. Broad interests in science and experience in the communication of science would be helpful. We seek a team player with energy, enthusiasm, and excellent interpersonal skills.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Contact Information: 

Interested candidates should apply online at:

Position Number 00329-A

Please submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position.

CSHL Press is affiliated with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, located on the North Shore of Long Island, 35 miles from New York City.

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Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724


Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in an equal opportunity employer

About Our Organization: 

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned, private research and education institution with research programs in Cancer, Neuroscience, Plant Biology, Quantitative Biology, and Bioinformatics & Genomics.