Assistant Editor, Genes & Development

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Job Location
Cold Spring Harbor, New York,
Based on level of experience


Job Description

Scientific Editor Position Available at Genes and Development

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press is seeking an Assistant Editor for its journal, Genes & Development. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences. Post-doctoral experience is strongly recommended. A broad interest in current biomedical research and experience in the communication of science are essential.

Responsibilities include assisting the Editor with manuscript review and selection, communication with authors and reviewers, special projects, engagement with digital publication strategies, representing the journal at conferences, and identifying emerging trends in research.


A Ph.D. in the biological sciences is required and post-doctoral experience is strongly desired. The ideal candidate must be outgoing, and have excellent interpersonal skills. Strong communication, problem solving and organizational skills, creativity, ability to multitask and meet deadlines are significant requirements.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Interested candidates should apply online at:

Position Number 00566-A

Please include 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.

For more information about CSHL please visit our website:

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply for this position online at:

Position Number 00566-A

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. The research environment is highly collaborative, allowing CSHL scientists to work together across disciplines to solve biology’s most challenging problems. The ultimate goal is to apply this research on basic biological mechanisms to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, neurological disorders and other diseases.

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