Associate/Senior Editor, Genome Medicine

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Duration: Full-Time

Associate/Senior Editor, Genome Medicine
The closing date for applications is July 10, 2022
This is a full-time permanent position, located in our New York, London, Shanghai,or Berlin offices
Applicants should send a CV and a brief cover letter explaining their interest in the position
Genome Medicine is a flagship journal of BMC, publishing important advances in the application of genetics, genomics and multi-omics to understand, diagnose and treat disease, bridging the basic science and clinical research communities. The editorial team prides itself on providing an excellent service to authors, reviewers and readers.
We are seeking an Associate or Senior Editor to join the editorial team with a strong background in human genetics/genomics, with a preference for candidates with an interest in immunology. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the editorial mission of Genome Medicine, and to work as part of a dynamic team of editors who handle original research papers, including manuscript selection, commissioning content and travelling internationally to promote the journal.
To be considered for the position, you will have:
* A PhD, MD, or equivalent experience in human genetics/genomics with expertise in immunology or another relevant research area within the scope of the journal.
* Broad scientific interests in areas within and beyond your specialty
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Ability to critically assess manuscripts across a range of topics for novelty, scientific content, and their implications
* Working closely with other editors on all aspects of the editorial process, including identifying peer reviewers and managing the peer review process,
* Attend conferences and carry out institute visits to represent the journal
* Contribute to journal strategy and policies
* Previous editorial experience is required for candidates applying for the Senior position

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