Associate Editor – Epidemiology & Translational Research, OA Journals

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

Posted on:   •   Category: Editorial

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 – Epidemiology and Translational Research, 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 Public Health, Epidemiology and Translational 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, or similar clinical qualification, in a relevant subject area (biomedical and translational research in non-communicable diseases, nutrition or global health, health care, public health or epidemiology) are required, and candidates with research expertise involving human subjects or human samples/data 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.

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.

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to quoting the reference TP 482. For an initial, confidential discussion please call us on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

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