Assistant/ Associate Editor, Clinical Cancer Research

American Association for Cancer Research, Boston, Massachusetts

Date PostedFebruary 10, 2017
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

Job Summary:

Clinical Cancer Research seeks a talented editor to join our team as an Assistant/Associate Editor.

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 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, salary history, and writing samples to:

American Association for Cancer Research

Human Resources

P.O. Box 40138

Philadelphia, PA 19106


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