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Associate Editor Position

Science Signaling has an Associate Editor position open. Join the dynamic editorial team located in the Washington, DC, USA office. Science Signaling is the leading weekly research journal and knowledge environment devoted to cellular signal transduction from the publisher of Science.

Cancer Biology Editor

This position is for a self-motivated scientist with broad interests in the biological sciences and direct experience with cutting-edge research related to cellular signaling in cancer biology. Ideal candidates will have knowledge of signaling cascades involved in the regulation of cell proliferation, cell survival, cell migration and invasion, and tumor progression.


Responsibilities of Associate Editors include, but are not limited to, the following duties:

  • Managing the peer review and selection of primary research manuscripts
  • Discussing and making recommendations regarding manuscripts and journal content with other editorial staff and advisors
  • Soliciting invited content such as Reviews, Perspectives, and Protocols
  • Coordinating special issues
  • Editing content and working with authors on revisions and preparation of manuscripts for publication
  • Contributing short summaries of published papers on a weekly basis
  • Fostering contacts and communication with the scientific community through interactions with scientists and travel to scientific meetings


Associate Editor candidates must have a Ph.D. in a scientific discipline and postdoctoral experience, resulting in multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals. The ability to work independently, as well as constructively as a member of the editorial team, is required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential; previous editorial experience is desirable but not necessary.


Please visit our job information Web site,, for more information and to apply online. AAAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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