Molecular Plant, Shanghai, China
Molecular Plant is an exciting, top-tier, and fast turnaround new international journal on plant biology (http://mplant.oxfordjournals.org/). It is sponsored by the Chinese Society for Plant Physiology & the Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and published by Oxford University Press in association with the Shanghai editorial office. The Shanghai office is recruiting a full-time Managing Editor to take charge of the daily operation of the journal. This position is based at the Shanghai Information Center for Life Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Overseeing manuscript review workflow using BenchPress system; coordinating with Oxford Journals in production of both online and printing version of the journal; editing English language of manuscripts as needed; attending international conferences to promote the journal; and assisting the Editor-in-Chief with other duties.
Candidates should have a PhD in plant biology or related fields, extensive experience in preparing research manuscripts, strong publication record in English journals, and responsible and collaborative personality. The candidates must have excellent communication skills in both English and Chinese. Prior experience in scientific editing or postdoctoral experience is a plus but not required.
A competitive salary and other benefits will be offered based on candidate's experience.
Applicants should send a cover letter and CV to Zuhua HE (firstname.lastname@example.org), Sheng Luan (email@example.com) and Zhaokang Zhou (firstname.lastname@example.org) before May 31, 2008.