Editor, Molecular Cancer Therapeutics

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia | US-MA-Boston
Publishing - Editorial
Regular Full-Time


The AACR has an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about cancer research to join the editorial team of Molecular Cancer Therapeutics.
The in-house professional editor for Molecular Cancer Therapeutics will handle manuscript submissions for the journal throughout the peer-review process. This person will commission reviews and other content, write and edit for the journal, and promote the journal through outreach and networking efforts. As a key member of the publications group, the editor will have a highly visible role both within the AACR and in the larger cancer research community.


•Contribute to defining the journal scope and to implementing journal policies in conjunction with the Editor-in-Chief.
•Assist the external academic editors in managing the peer-review process to ensure quality and timely handling of submissions.
•Compose, develop, and edit content for and related to the journal.
•Identify and recruit exceptional original research, reviews, and special feature content in the broad field of molecular cancer therapeutics.
•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 performance of Molecular Cancer Therapeutics and activities of competing journals.
•Collaborate with the staff of the nine “sibling” AACR journals to ensure good communication and promotion of synergistic opportunities.


•PhD in a biomedical or clinical science
•Authorization to work in the United States.
•Expertise in cancer science or molecular biology.
•Publication record in cancer research desirable.
•Ability to communicate directly with researchers and to translate technical scientific content for scientists working in other disciplines.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Independent, self-motivated, consistently demonstrating initiative and commitment.
•Able to travel to relevant scientific meetings and research institutes.
•Title and salary commensurate with experience.


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 submit a cover letter explaining why you are interested, along with your current curriculum vitae.


Equal Opportunity Employer


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