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Neuron is seeking a full-time scientific editor eager to contribute his/her skills and knowledge to advancing neuroscience. 

As a member of the editorial team, you would be responsible for a broad range of contributions to the journal including:

  • recruiting exciting studies;
  • assessing submitted research papers; 
  • selecting and collaborating with top notch referees; 
  • identifying timely, emerging topics to commission for review articles; 
  • and promotion of our products online and through social media. 

The job also entails traveling to scientific conferences and research institutions where you will directly engage with the scientific community and cutting-edge research developments. 

This is a full-time in-house editorial position, based at the Cell Press office in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cell Press offers an attractive salary and benefits package and a stimulating working environment. Applications will be held in the strictest of confidence. 


The minimum qualification for this position is a Ph.D. and some postdoctoral experience. Candidates with further professional experience such as working as an editor or publisher, running a lab, or doing research in biotech/pharma are particularly encouraged to apply. We welcome applications from scientists with expertise in any area of neuroscience. The key qualities we look for are breadth of scientific curiosity, the ability to think critically about a wide range of scientific issues, strong communication skills, and the ability to work well in a team.

Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. We help researchers make new discoveries, collaborate with their colleagues, and give them the knowledge they need to find funding. We help governments and universities evaluate and improve their research strategies. We help doctors save lives, providing insight for physicians to find the right clinical answers, and we support nurses and other healthcare professionals throughout their careers.

Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray’s Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries. 

Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization. Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.

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