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Journal Development Editor, Health Sciences at Springer Nature

Posted in Writing/Editing about 1 month ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

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BioMed Central (BMC) is a large portfolio of peer-reviewed open access journals for Science, Technology and Medicine. The journals span all areas of biology, medicine and health, including broad interest titles such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine alongside specialist journals, such as Malaria Journal and BMC Infectious Diseases.


Position: Journal Development Editor

Business Unit: Health Sciences, Open Research Group

We are excited to offer an opening to join our vibrant and innovative Health Sciences open access publishing team at Springer Nature, working on our respected BioMed Central and SpringerOpen journal portfolios, and other open access Springer Nature titles. In joining the team you would become part of one of the world’s leading global scientific and medical publishers, with staff based in Europe, Asia and the Americas.  Due to the success of this business area, the team is growing and we have a fantastic opportunity for an individual with a passion for scientific advancement to develop their publishing career and work alongside some of the best in this field.

As a Journal Development Editor you would be responsible for a defined list of open access journal within the health sciences, working as part of the team to grow the portfolio through strategic journal development and acquisitions. To develop the portfolio you’ll enjoy being proactive, creative and data driven to devise and implement journal development plans. As the primary publishing contact for your journals, you’ll work alongside leading academics and policy makers, meaning excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships are key to ensure the smooth running and success of the journal portfolio. Working with colleagues across the business you’ll gain exposure to all aspects of the academic journal publishing industry.

The Journal Development Editor role is suited to a talented individual educated to degree level, or equivalent, with a scientific background. You’ll have a good knowledge of the publishing industry, ideally with previous experience managing the publishing workflow of scholarly content -- either books and/or journals experience is welcome.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

- Medical, Dental and Vision

- Life and AD&D

- 401(k)

- Flexible Spending Accounts

- Transit Accounts

- Tuition Assistance

- Summer Hours

Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

Springer Nature is a leading global research, educational and professional publisher, home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services.

Springer Nature is the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of approximately EUR 1.5 billion. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.

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