One Position Immediately Open for Scientific Editor at the Journal Office of Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics (GPB)
GPB, an international peer-reviewed journal published by Elsevier, is currently seeking a Scientific Editor (position immediately available) to join its editorial office located in Beijing. Currently indexed by databases including DOAJ, PubMed/MEDLINE, PubMed Central, SCIE, and Scopus, GPB aims to publish high-quality findings from scientists around the globe. Featured areas and particular interests of GPB include large-scale data acquisition, analysis, and integration based on high-throughput sequencing technologies.
The Scientific Editor is expected to play key roles in all aspects of manuscript processing, including but not limited to the responsibilities listed below:
1.To actively engage in editorial processes, including screening manuscripts and overseeing peer review;
2.To efficiently communicate in English with the publisher and reviewers, editors, authors, and readers;
3.To interact with leading scientists in the related fields, solicit submissions, and coordinate organization of special issues;
4.To perform pre-publication editing and proofreading for accepted manuscripts;
5.To promote the journal by attending conferences and other events and preparing marketing materials;
6.To assist in organizing seminars and symposiums.
1. Ph.D. degree in genomics (or other omics), bioinformatics, molecular genetics, or other closely related fields of life sciences. At least one publication as the first author or corresponding author in the well-known international (English) journals is required. Working/study experience abroad is desirable.
2. Broad scientific interests, ability to critically think, and dedication in scientific editing;
3. Strong sense of responsibility, collaboration, and independence, highly self-motivated, creative, and open-minded;
4. Proficient in oral and written English as well as computer skills; good communication skills.
The journal office is affiliated with Beijing Institute of Genomics (BIG), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and a competitive salary package will be offered according to the policy of BIG, CAS. The position is open for application immediately until it is filled. To learn more about GPB, please visit http://www.journals.elsevier.com/genomics-proteomics-and-bioinformatics or http://gpb.big.ac.cn. Applicants interested in this position should contact Ms. LIU at firstname.lastname@example.org, send his/her Curriculum Vitae, Personal Statement, and any supporting materials by email with subject: Name, GPB editor application.