Associate Editor – Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, OA Journals

£ Competitive + Benefits   •   Cambridge   •   Full-Time, Permanent   •   Full Time   •   ASAP

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Our client, the Public Library of Science, a leading and growing not-for-profit STM Open Access journal publisher, is expanding and requires an Associate Editor – Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, to join its multidisciplinary OA Journals team.

Reporting to the Senior Editor/Team Manager, the Associate Editor will work with other editors to oversee the Bioinformatics or Computational Biology Research editorial processes from submissions to publication. This is a busy role where the main responsibilities include:

  • Assessing new submissions and guiding manuscripts through the review process
  • Overseeing editorial decisions
  • Providing support and training to external Academic Editors
  • Contributing to the development of editorial policies and processes
  • Representing the OA Journals at scientific meetings.

The successful candidate will have proven experience in a scientific research environment and a strong familiarity with scholarly literature. Candidates with a degree, ideally a PhD qualification, in a relevant subject area are required, and candidates with experience in bioinformatics or computational biology research are preferred. Excellent organisational, problem-solving and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to adapt to a fast-paced innovative environment. This role will suit someone looking to move from research into OA publishing or seeking to advance their editorial experience. Proven experience in STM journals publishing would be an advantage.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, strong benefits and the chance to work in an innovative and truly collaborative environment.

Telfer Partners are the retained consultancy for this opportunity.

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Early applications are preferred.

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