Assistant Editor

Weinheim, Germany
Competitive Salary
Aug 06, 2021
Sep 28, 2021
Organization Type
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Interested in a career in scientific publishing? Wiley-VCH's European Journal of Immunology is looking for an Assistant Editor.

How you will make an impact:

As an Assistant Editor of the European Journal of Immunology, you will be responsible for scientifically assessing and handling manuscripts throughout the peer-review process in conjunction with the Executive Committee of the Journal and other members of the in-house editorial team. In addition, you will commission content and actively contribute to the strategic development of the Journal, tracking the Journal's progress against key performance indicators. You will network with the scientific community and promote the Journal via social media. You will also be responsible for editing reviews, news and other commissioned material, as well as for handling manuscripts from acceptance through to publication. As a member of the life science journals team, you will also contribute to the development of Wiley's cell and molecular biology portfolio.

We are looking for people who:

Previous publishing experience is not required as full training will be provided. Applicants must have a PhD and a strong background in immunology, with postdoctoral immunological research being an advantage. An excellent command of the English language and strong communication (written and spoken) skills are required. You enjoy, and are capable of, working both in a team and independently, taking the initiative for establishing and driving projects forward and prioritising tasks, including administration, accordingly. You possess excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal and computer skills, and the ability to multi-task and work under time pressure to meet deadlines is essential. You are comfortable with networking, demonstrate an enthusiasm for scientific publishing and enjoy learning new skills.

About Wiley:

We are in one of the most dynamic periods in our history as technology, globalism and economic diversity create far-reaching changes in the world. As a learning business, Wiley makes meaningful contributions to research discovery and lifelong learning by helping organizations achieve their goals and people achieve success from education through their career. We may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: change with the times and adapt to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers. The company's headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.

When applying, please attach your resume/CV and a cover letter explaining your interest in and fit for the position to be considered. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

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