Peer Review Coordinator

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
Rockville, Maryland
Sep 17, 2018
Oct 22, 2018
Full Time

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), a non-profit scientific society, is seeking a Peer Review Coordinator to coordinate and assist with the daily operation of a submission processing and tracking system for multiple Associate Editors associated with several research journals. Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting assigned Associate Editors with assigning new or revised manuscripts to Editorial Board Members/Referees via the eJournalPress tracking system. Working with each assigned Associate Editor to develop a relationship on style and process for effective results
  • Reviewing all queues for assigned Associate Editors and taking appropriate action to ensure schedules and assignments are handled properly. Notifying Associate Editor when a manuscript needs attention
  • Monitoring the workflow appropriate while taking priorities into consideration
  • Bringing manuscript issues or concerns to the attention of supervisor
  • Assisting with the resolution of problems pertaining to revised submissions
  • Responding to email and/or phone inquiries from authors, reviewers, and editors regarding manuscripts in process

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in English or related field
  • 1-2 years’ of relevant work and internship experience.
  • Experience in publishing preferred, editorial and/or administrative assistant experience will be considered
  • eJournalPress Manuscript Tracking System knowledge a plus
  • Must have excellent English grammar, and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and strong organizational skills a must.
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience using MS Office Suite, HTML, CSS 

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