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We have an exciting opportunity for an Editorial Associate to join Science Advances.

At AAAS’s gold open access journal Science Advances (SA), Editorial Associates (EAs) play a key role in managing the processing of manuscripts submitted to the journal each week. EAs oversee a team of Editorial Coordinators who process manuscripts from submission to publication, serving as points of contact and problem-solvers for internal editorial and production staff as well as external editors, authors, and reviewers. The EAs also work with the Assistant Managing Editor (AME) and Managing Editor (ME) to improve efficiencies and collaborate on workflows for daily tasks. 

Are you ready to be a Force for Science?

What You’ll do

  • Support a subset of deputy editors on the Editorial Board and ensure the flow of communication between editors, reviewers and authors remains consistent and timely. 
  • Assess pod-specific manuscript flow and assisting with special projects in support of the journal. 
  • Run reports within a content management system and compile Excel reports and interact with scientific researchers.
  • Oversee a small group of editorial coordinators, creating open communication paths between staff and management and fostering a sense of community among staff.
  • Continually monitor the manuscript process flow to ensure papers move efficiently through the publication process. 
  • Problem-solve, attend to details and deadlines, ensuring smooth journal operations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s Preferred) in English, Communications, or a science-related discipline.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in a professional setting. 
  • An understanding of researchers and research environments.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office and Adobe software.
  • Management experience preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.


We have an exciting opportunity for an Editorial Associate to join Science Advances.

At AAAS’s gold open access journal Science Advances (SA), Editorial Associates (EAs) play a key role in managing the processing of manuscripts submitted to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    July 10, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

How to Apply

Application Process

Submit a resume and cover letter outlining qualifications and interest in the position by July 10, 2021. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. A Recruiter will contact you with next steps if you are selected for an interview. 

AAAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category. AAAS uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.

Application Process

Submit a resume and cover letter outlining qualifications and interest in the position by July 10, 2021. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. A…

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