New York, NY
This role will serve as an ambassador of The Lancet family of journals in North America, working closely with (and reporting to) the North American Executive Editor to implement key strategic outreach and brand development objectives. The Senior Editor position, based in the New York office, will contribute to peer-review, editorial writing, and commissioning activities for the flagship weekly Lancet publication, but will act as a liaison among the Lancet specialty journals to facilitate communication and harmonization of content and to aid in promoting special projects (e.g., Series, Commissions, etc.) in the US. In addition, the Senior Editor will manage the Preprints with The Lancet in conjunction with the SSRN team.
To work toward developing specialty-specific research and institutional targets and to implement the strategy for expansion in North America for across the Lancet journals. A successful Senior Editor will be keenly interested in scholarly publication, open science, and health policy.
MD or PhD in a health-related field is required
•Substantial postgraduate clinical and/or research experience is highly desirable
•Editorial experience is preferred
•Relevant writing experience is desirable (e.g., editorial, news, features, blogs, etc.)
Exceptional communication skills for interacting with authors, reviewers, editorial, production, and communications team
Capable of multi-tasking in a high-volume and deadline-oriented environment
Ability to travel up to 20% time (both domestic and international)