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Associate Editor – Medicine, 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 – Medicine, to join its multidisciplinary OA Journals team.

Reporting to the Managing Editor, the Associate Editor will work with other editors to oversee the Medicine editorial processes from submissions to publication. This is a busy role where the main responsibilities include:

  • Assessing new submissions and guiding manuscripts through the peer review process
  • Overseeing editorial decisions
  • Involvement in editorial writing, press releases, and editor’s summaries
  • Providing support and training to external Academic Editors
  • Contributing to the development of editorial policies and processes
  • Representing the OA Journals at scientific meetings.

Successful candidates will have an advanced MD, PhD or equivalent degree in a relevant subject, and proven experience in a scientific research environment and a strong familiarity with scholarly literature. You will have excellent organisational, problem-solving and communication skills, and be able 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 enquiries@telferpartners.com quoting the reference TP 487. For an initial, confidential discussion please call us on +44(0)1223632510.


Early applications are preferred.

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