Peer Review Coordinator

Employer
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
Oct 29, 2018
Closes
Dec 03, 2018
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
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 

How to Apply:

For a detailed job description and to apply, please visit:  http://www.faseb.org/employment

Please send a cover letter and salary requirements with your resume.

About ASBMB:

For more information about ASBMB, please visit: www.asbmb.org 

EOE

 

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