We currently have a specialist position available in our Immunology journal. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to support a fast paced and influential, Impact Factor (IF) portfolio. We are seeking an enthusiastic and target-oriented professional for these full-time Journal Development Specialist positions in our Lausanne head office. As such, we are looking for individuals who are passionate about science, have a strong academic background as well as publishing and / or industry experience.
Reporting to the Journal Manager and working closely with other editorial staff, the position focuses on the operational aspect of journal development. The successful candidate will have direct access to and regularly communicate with leading researchers around the world to ensure efficient journal content acquisition, editorial board management, and participate actively in devising editorial strategies. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills which will enable them to liaise and develop relationships with very high-profile scholars, and be a collaborative team player, working closely with members of supporting teams.
The position will provide the successful candidate with an excellent opportunity to experience a career in scientific publishing with an innovative, technology-driven Open Access publisher.
Applicants must have an existing right to live and work in the EU.
Your application should include:
1. A cover letter and resume (as DOC or PDF)
2. The indication of your earliest availability
3. A 300 word summary on the following - "How do you see scientific journal publishing in ten years?”