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Features Editor Contract

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October 30, 2017


Washington, D.C.




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The Society for Neuroscience is seeking a contract Features Editor to develop and manage new feature content for


, the Society's open access journal. The Features Editor will work with the journal's Editor-in-Chief and central office staff in the creation of feature content, and the planning, management, and peer-review of this content. Feature content may include multi-media content as well as more traditional written articles.

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is committed to advancing the understanding of the brain and nervous system by creating venues to share great science, to provide professional development for neuroscience professionals, to promote public education and general education in neuroscience research, and to inform legislators and other policymakers about new developments.

The Features Editor's responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Identify and invite

potential authors to write retrospectives, review articles, and commentaries along with other content that may be fitting to the scope of



production of multi-media content such as author videos, video abstracts, and other special interest content.


and edit

content suitable for communicating with the public to promote content, such as on social media, newsletters, or blog posts, etc.


administrative support

to the EiC in cases of allegations of ethical violations/scientific misconduct.


regular updates to the EiC and journal central office.

The ideal candidate will possess:

Strong communication, writing, time management and organizational skills

A strong knowledge of modern technology including but not limited to social media

Critical thinking skills and attention to detail with the ability to be flexible, adaptable and creative

The ability to work independently as well as collaboratively

A PhD in the life sciences with a multidisciplinary interest in neuroscience topics is required.

The contract is for one year with the possibility of additional renewals at an hourly rate of $40 and an anticipated weekly commitment of 20 hours.

If this is you and you are eager to make meaningful contributions to a highly relevant and important mission, please submit a cover letter and a copy of your resume for consideration.

The Society for Neuroscience is wholly dedicated to recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse group of talented people. We are committed to provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected criteria, in accordance with applicable law and we welcome Veteran applicants.

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